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Jane K. Steinberg, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine. Her research focuses on determinants of multiple risk behaviors (alcohol/drug use, HIV/STDs) among youth and young adults, and development of educational interventions to reduce health risks. She is also interested in the public health impacts of local and state tobacco and cannabis policies on product use, particularly among low-income, ethnically diverse youth. She is a co-investigator on a study to examine the association between proximity to cannabis retailers and cannabis use among adolescents. She is also a co-investigator on a study to evaluate the adoption, implementation and impact of tobacco policy and system change campaigns in California. Currently, she and her colleagues are conducting a study to rapidly develop and evaluate a community-based COVID-19 educational intervention to mitigate risks of disease acquisition and transmission among high-risk Latino residents in LA County. Dr. Steinberg is the Director of Public Health Practice for the MPH Program in Population and Public Health Sciences. She received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Davis, and her MPH and PhD in Community Health Sciences from the University California, Los Angeles.

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