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Louise Rohrbach, PhD, MPH
Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine
Director, MPH Program
Health Education and Promotion Track
Dr. Rohrbach conducts research on school- and community-based tobacco, alcohol and other drug abuse prevention interventions, prediction of substance use behaviors and theory-based evaluation of health promotion programs. Currently she is conducting three projects:
- An evaluation of the California Tobacco Control Prevention and Education Program
- A study of gender differences in predictors of adolescent substance abuse
- A study of HIV risk and protective behaviors among young women who are intravenous drug users.
Dr. Rohrbach has also conducted research on coalitions and other community-based drug abuse prevention interventions, as well as the diffusion of effective prevention approaches.
PhD, Health Behavior – USC | MPH, Maternal and Child Health and Health Education – UCLA | BA, Psychology – Indiana University