Jane Steinberg, PhD, MPH

Title(s)Associate Professor of Clinical Population and Public Health Sciences
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressSSB 2001 N. Soto Street
Health Sciences Campus
Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone+1 323 442 8242
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    University of Southern California2019Faculty Mentoring Award for Graduate Students

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    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 focuses on determinants of multiple risk behaviors (alcohol/drug use, tobacco and cannabis use) among youth, and the development of effective programs and policy responses to reduce health risks and achieve health equity. Dr. Steinberg also serves as the Director of Public Health Practice for the department. She is currently a co-investigator on a HRSA workforce development grant to develop a career pipeline for MPH students into public health sector careers through scholarships, workforce training, mentorship and career placement opportunities. Dr. Steinberg 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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    Trojan Scholars for Advancement in Public Health
    Health Resources and Services Administration T5246782Sep 30, 2022 - Sep 29, 2025
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: The goal of this study is to increase the number of public health graduates who secure employment in the public health sector through scholarships, workforce training, mentorship and career placement opportunities.
    Partners in Vaccination
    California Healthcare Foundation Sep 1, 2021 - Aug 31, 2022
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: This study aims to reduce COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among Medi-Cal clients of a care management program by training care managers to address and promote COVID-19 vaccination and deliver logistical support to clients.
    Stay Connect LA-a Latino COVID-19 Murals Project
    Keck School of Medicine COVID-19 Research Fund Aug 7, 2020 - Sep 30, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Description: The goal of this study is to develop and test a community-lead, artist-driven, evidence-based educational intervention to mitigate COVID risk behaviors among Latinos in Los Angeles.
    Statewide Hispanic/Latino Coordinating Center
    California Tobacco Control Program RFA 17-593Jul 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2023
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Proximity to cannabis retailers/dispensaries and adolescent cannabis use
    Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, Office of the President, University of California 24ST-0045Jul 1, 2018 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Keeping it Real Together: Integrating Successful Pregnancy Prevention Programs into Large Urban School District and Community Systems
    US Dept of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health TP1AH000113-05-00Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2020
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Evaluation of Evidence-Based Prevention Initiative for Alcohol and Other Drugs
    Los Angeles County Department of Public Health PH-002040Jan 5, 2012 - Jan 30, 2016
    Role: Co-Investigator

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    1. Partners in vaccination: A community-based intervention to promote COVID-19 vaccination among low-income homebound and disabled adults. Disabil Health J. 2024 Feb 05; 101589. Kim SE, Turner BJ, Steinberg J, Solano L, Hoffman E, Saluja S. PMID: 38341354.
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    2. Proximity to Cannabis Retailers and Recent Cannabis Use among a Diverse Sample of California Adolescents. Subst Use Misuse. 2024; 59(5):643-650. Albers L, Rogers CJ, Steinberg J, Vos RO, Soto D, Lee R, Wu JS, Unger JB. PMID: 38115623.
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    3. Surveying Adolescents During a Pandemic: Comparison of Adolescents Recruited via Social Media vs. Schools. Prev Sci. 2023 Dec 01. Unger JB, Steinberg J, Vos R, Soto DW, Albers L, Rogers CJ. PMID: 38038891.
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    4. The Impact of Childhood Trauma on Problematic Alcohol and Drug Use Trajectories and the Moderating Role of Social Support. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 02 06; 20(4). Rogers CJ, Forster M, Sussman S, Steinberg J, Barrington-Trimis JL, Grigsby TJ, Unger JB. PMID: 36833526; PMCID: PMC9957226.
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    5. Associations between Local Jurisdiction Ordinances and Current Use of Cannabis Products in California Adolescents. Subst Use Misuse. 2022; 57(3):373-379. Rogers CJ, Steinberg JK, Vos RO, Soto DW, Unger JB. PMID: 34903134.
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    6. Longitudinal Tracking of Vape Shop Compliance With State Business Regulations Within Southern California Ethnic Neighborhoods During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Eval Health Prof. 2021 03; 44(1):87-92. Medel D, Galimov A, Meza L, Steinberg JK, Berg CJ, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Sussman S. PMID: 33406901; PMCID: PMC8259898.
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    7. Locations of licensed and unlicensed cannabis retailers in California: A threat to health equity? Prev Med Rep. 2020 Sep; 19:101165. Unger JB, Vos RO, Wu JS, Hardaway K, Sarain AYL, Soto DW, Rogers C, Steinberg J. PMID: 32714779; PMCID: PMC7378688.
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    8. A Tobacco Control Framework for Regulating Public Consumption of Cannabis: Multistate Analysis and Policy Implications. Am J Public Health. 2020 02; 110(2):203-208. Steinberg J, Unger JB, Hallett C, Williams E, Baezconde-Garbanati L, Cousineau MR. PMID: 31855488; PMCID: PMC6951385.
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    9. Testing mediational processes of substance use relapse among youth who participated in a mobile texting aftercare project. Subst Abus. 2022; 43(1):1-12. Gonzales-Castaneda R, McKay JR, Steinberg J, Winters KC, Yu CHA, Valdovinos IC, Casillas JM, McCarthy KC. PMID: 31638878; PMCID: PMC7174140.
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    10. Impact of gang involvement on drug use trajectories among a sample of California drug injectors. Journal of Drug Issues. 2019; 4(49):593-606. Steinberg J, Kral AH, Sumstine S, Wenger LD, D'Anna L, Bluthenthal RN. K .
    11. Tobacco Retail Licensing and Youth Product Use. Pediatrics. 2019 02; 143(2). Astor RL, Urman R, Barrington-Trimis JL, Berhane K, Steinberg J, Cousineau M, Leventhal AM, Unger JB, Cruz T, Pentz MA, Samet JM, McConnell R. PMID: 30617237; PMCID: PMC6361350.
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    12. No-smoking policy in Russia: awareness and perceptions among Bashkortostan adolescents. Current Addiction Reports. 2018; 1-9. Galimov A, Steinberg J, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Idrisov B, Baezconde-Garbanati L., Masagutov R, Sussman S . View Publication.
    13. Implementation of HPV vaccination guidelines in a diverse population in Los Angeles: Results from an environmental scan of local HPV resources and needs. Vaccine. 2017 09 05; 35(37):4930-4935. Baezconde-Garbanati L, Lienemann BA, Robles M, Johnson E, Sanchez K, Singhal R, Steinberg J, Jaque JM, Pentz MA, Gruber S. PMID: 28774559; PMCID: PMC5600508.
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    14. Examining treatment outcomes: differences between primary and non-primary marijuana using youth among youth transitioning into recovery. J Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse. 2017; 4(26):1-12. Gonzales R, Steinberg J, Winters KC, Murphy DA, Ang A, Hernandez M, Mugahwi M. .
    15. Public Health Practice: What Works. Fielding, J., & Teutsch, S., Eds. STDs/HIV in the adult film industry: workplace practices and the need for regulation. 2013; 355-374. Steinberg J, Butler R, McGrath MR, Kerndt PR. .
    16. Crime, HIV & Health: Intersections of Criminal Justice and Public Health Concerns. Sanders, B., Thomas, Y., & Griffin-Deeds, B., Eds. Risky sexual behavior and negative health consequences among incarcerated female adolescents: implications for public health policy and practice. 2013; 63-79. Steinberg J, Grella C, Boudov M.
    17. High Chlamydia and gonorrhea incidence and reinfection among performers in the adult film industry. Sex Transm Dis. 2011 Jul; 38(7):644-8. Goldstein BY, Steinberg JK, Aynalem G, Kerndt PR. PMID: 21844714.
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    18. Methamphetamine use and high-risk sexual behaviors among incarcerated female adolescents with a diagnosed STD. J Urban Health. 2011 Apr; 88(2):352-64. Steinberg JK, Grella CE, Boudov MR, Kerndt PR, Kadrnka CM. PMID: 21394658; PMCID: PMC3079043.
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    19. AIDS education and training program for homeless shelter staff. Health Education Quarterly. 1993; 4(29):447-453. Steinberg J, Sa'adah M.
    20. A proposal for strengthening medical school training in STD prevention techniques. Public Health Rep. 1991 Mar-Apr; 106(2):196-202. Steinberg JK, Wellman J, Melrod J. PMID: 1902314; PMCID: PMC1580215.
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