Staff: Naomi K. Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.P.H.
Naomi K. Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.P.H.
Cancer Prevention Fellow
Naomi Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.P.H., is a Cancer Prevention Fellow in the Health Behaviors Research Branch of the Behavioral Research Program.
Dr. Greene's research examines structural interventions to reduce disparities in modifiable risk factors for cancer. She is particularly interested in how public policies shape behavior and contribute to health disparities among racial/ethnic minorities, sexual and gender minorities, and those at the intersection of these two groups. Dr. Greene's doctoral research examined how alcohol policies and nondiscrimination laws contribute to binge drinking disparities among sexual minority adults in the United States.
Dr. Greene received her M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Ph.D. in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Greene is also Certified in Public Health (CPH) from the National Board of Public Health Examiners.
Current and/or past BRP mentors include Susan Czajkowski.
- Alcohol epidemiology and control
- Breast cancer
- Cancer risk factors
- Health disparities
- Intersectionality theory
- LGBT health
Selected Publications and Presentations
- Greene N, Johnson RM, Rosen J, German D, Cohen JE. Exploring the relationship between the alcohol policy environment and nondiscrimination laws: Implications for binge drinking disparities among LGB adults in the United States. Drug Alcohol Depend 2021 Aug 1; 225:108749.
- Greene N, Tomedi LE, Cox ME, Mello E, Esser MB. Alcohol testing and alcohol involvement among violent deaths by state, 2014-2016. Prev Med 2021 Jul; 148:106527.
- Greene N, Malone J, Adams MA, Dean LT, Poteat T. "This is some mess right here": Exploring interactions between Black sexual minority women and health care providers for breast cancer screening and care. Cancer 2020 Jan 1; 27(1):74-81.
- Greene N, Jackson JW, Dean LT. Examining Disparities in Excessive Alcohol Use Among Black and Hispanic Lesbian and Bisexual Women in the United States: An Intersectional Analysis. J Stud Alcohol Drugs 2020 Jul; 81(4):462-470.
- Trangenstein PJ, Greene N, Eck RH, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden CD, Jernigan DH. Alcohol Advertising and Violence. Am J Prev Med 2020 Mar; 58(3):343-351.