Beth Glenn, PhD

Beth Glenn, PhD

bglenn@ucla.edu

Dr. Beth Glenn is a professor of Health Policy and Management in the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Co-Director for Community Outreach and Engagement in the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA, and Associate Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity. The focus of her work is on conducting scientifically rigorous, yet pragmatic, research to design, implement and evaluate interventions aimed at reducing racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in cancer and other chronic diseases. She serves as principal investigator or co-investigator on a number of ongoing projects including studies to compare the effectiveness of three approaches to increasing HPV vaccine completion in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), evaluate the effect of a multilevel CRC screening promotion intervention in a large FQHC, evaluate the effect of a multilevel obesity control intervention in preschools, and document and address disparities in liver cancer prevention and control among UC primary care patients. She has also conducted research focused on skin cancer prevention among children of Latino and non-Latino white melanoma survivors, lifestyle behaviors among ethnic minority breast and colorectal cancer survivors and breast, prostate and colorectal cancer screening among low income and ethnic minority populations.