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David Charles Sloane, PhD

Title(s)Professor of Public Policy
Phone+1 213 740 5768
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    David Sloane, Ph.D., teaches courses in urban planning, policy, and history, and community health planning and policy. His research examines the urban planning and public health, American, health disparities and community development, neighborhood dynamics of public safety and crime, and public and private commemoration. He is currently engaged in research projects regarding the role of resource environments in health disparities in cardiovascular disease and diabetes among African Americans, changing styles of commemoration in post-Vietnam America, civil gang injunctions and public safety, and a social assessment of Hollywood, California. He authored, The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History (1991) and co-authored, Medicine Moves to the Mall (2003), as well articles and book chapters on related research topics. He has served on the board of advisors to the Journal of the American Planning Association and as a director of the Vernacular Architecture Forum. He currently serves as moderator for the Medicine and Public Health Work Group sponsored by the Huntington-USC Institute for the Study of California and the West.

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    1. Payán DD, Sloane DC, Illum J, Lewis LB. Intrapersonal and Environmental Barriers to Physical Activity Among Blacks and Latinos. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2019 Apr; 51(4):478-485. PMID: 30442570.
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    2. Payán DD, Sloane DC, Illum J, Farris T, Lewis LB. Perceived Barriers and Facilitators to Healthy Eating and School Lunch Meals among Adolescents: A Qualitative Study. Am J Health Behav. 2017 Sep 01; 41(5):661-669. PMID: 28760188.
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    3. Payán DD, Sloane DC, Illum J, Vargas RB, Lee D, Galloway-Gilliam L, Lewis LB. Catalyzing Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions in Safety Net Settings: A Clinical-Community Partnership in South Los Angeles. Health Promot Pract. 2017 07; 18(4):586-597. PMID: 28443342.
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    4. Lowery BC, Sloane DC. The prevalence of harmful content on outdoor advertising in Los Angeles: land use, community characteristics, and the spatial inequality of a public health nuisance. Am J Public Health. 2014 Apr; 104(4):658-64. PMID: 24524512.
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    5. Lewis LB, Galloway-Gilliam L, Flynn G, Nomachi J, Keener LC, Sloane DC. Transforming the urban food desert from the grassroots up: a model for community change. Fam Community Health. 2011 Jan-Mar; 34 Suppl 1:S92-S101. PMID: 21160336.
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    6. Yancey AK, Lewis LB, Guinyard JJ, Sloane DC, Nascimento LM, Galloway-Gilliam L, Diamant AL, McCarthy WJ. Putting promotion into practice: the African Americans building a legacy of health organizational wellness program. Health Promot Pract. 2006 Jul; 7(3 Suppl):233S-46S. PMID: 16760245.
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    7. Sloane D, Nascimento L, Flynn G, Lewis L, Guinyard JJ, Galloway-Gilliam L, Diamant A, Yancey AK. Assessing resource environments to target prevention interventions in community chronic disease control. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006 May; 17(2 Suppl):146-58. PMID: 16809881.
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    8. Lewis LB, Sloane DC, Nascimento LM, Diamant AL, Guinyard JJ, Yancey AK, Flynn G. African Americans' access to healthy food options in South Los Angeles restaurants. Am J Public Health. 2005 Apr; 95(4):668-73. PMID: 15798128.
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    9. Yancey AK, Lewis LB, Sloane DC, Guinyard JJ, Diamant AL, Nascimento LM, McCarthy WJ. Leading by example: a local health department-community collaboration to incorporate physical activity into organizational practice. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2004 Mar-Apr; 10(2):116-23. PMID: 14967978.
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    10. Sloane DC, Diamant AL, Lewis LB, Yancey AK, Flynn G, Nascimento LM, McCarthy WJ, Guinyard JJ, Cousineau MR. Improving the nutritional resource environment for healthy living through community-based participatory research. J Gen Intern Med. 2003 Jul; 18(7):568-75. PMID: 12848840.
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