Jane Steinberg, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences

 

Biography

Jane K. Steinberg, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Department of Population Sciences and Public Health in the Keck School of Medicine at USC.  Trained as a behavioral scientist, her research interests include 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 also conducts research on the public health impacts of local and state tobacco and cannabis policies on product use, particularly among low-income, ethnically diverse youth. Current/recent research projects: examination of proximity to cannabis retailers and cannabis use among adolescents; evaluation of the adoption, implementation and impact of tobacco policy and system change campaigns in California; development and evaluation of 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. 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.

Courses Taught

  • Public Health Leadership and Management
  • Practicum in Public Health
  • Practicum in Public Health
  • Capstone in Public Health
  • Organizing and Mobilizing Communities for Public Health
  • Practice of Public Health
  • Foundations of Public Health
  • Practice of Public Health
  • Capstone in Public Health
  • Public Health Research and Practice in Panama