Anne Lown, DPH

Principal Investigator
Social Behavioral Sciences
+1 415 502-2893

Dr.P.H., Principal Investigator: Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, School of Nursing, UCSF. Dr. Lown is an epidemiologist in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the School of Nursing. She has been engaged in epidemiologic research on childhood cancer survivors and their families over the past 15 years working within Children’s Oncology Group as a patient advocate, working with colleagues from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study and working with sibling researchers and advocates. Dr. Lown has national connections with oncologists, oncology nurses, psychooncologists, as well as with patients and families who are impacted by childhood cancer. These connections will be important for dissemination.


Health-related and cancer risk concerns among siblings of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS).

Journal of cancer survivorship : research and practice

Morales S, Salehabadi SM, Srivastava D, Gibson TM, Leisenring WM, Alderfer MA, Lown EA, Zeltzer LK, Armstrong GT, Krull KR, Buchbinder D

A scoping review to map the concept, content, and outcome of wilderness programs for childhood cancer survivors.

PloS one

Jong M, Lown EA, Schats W, Mills ML, Otto HR, Gabrielsen LE, Jong MC

Lifecourse Drinking Patterns, Hypertension, and Heart Problems Among U.S. Adults.

American journal of preventive medicine

Lui CK, Kerr WC, Li L, Mulia N, Ye Y, Williams E, Greenfield TK, Lown EA

Acupressure and Therapeutic Touch in Childhood Cancer to Promote Subjective and Intersubjective Experiences of Well-being During Curative Treatment.

Global advances in health and medicine

Hu H, Shear D, Thakkar R, Thompson-Lastad A, Pinderhughes H, Hecht FM, Lown EA

Acupressure to Reduce Treatment-Related Symptoms for Children With Cancer and Recipients of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial.

Global advances in health and medicine

Lown EA, Banerjee A, Vittinghoff E, Dvorak CC, Hartogensis W, Melton A, Mangurian C, Hu H, Shear D, Adcock R, Morgan M, Golden C, Hecht FM

Adverse childhood events and risk of diabetes onset in the 1979 National longitudinal survey of youth cohort.

BMC public health

Lown EA, Lui CK, Karriker-Jaffe K, Mulia N, Williams E, Ye Y, Li L, Greenfield TK, Kerr WC

Lifetime Alcohol Use Patterns and Risk of Diabetes Onset in the National Alcohol Survey.

Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research

Kerr WC, Ye Y, Williams E, Lui CK, Greenfield TK, Lown EA

Supporting caregivers during hematopoietic cell transplantation for children with primary immunodeficiency disorders.

The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology

Yoo J, Halley MC, Lown EA, Yank V, Ort K, Cowan MJ, Dorsey MJ, Smith H, Iyengar S, Scalchunes C, Mangurian C

Alcohol consumption behaviors and neurocognitive dysfunction and emotional distress in adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Addiction (Abingdon, England)

Brinkman TM, Lown EA, Li C, Olsson IT, Marchak JG, Stuber ML, Vuotto S, Srivastava D, Nathan PC, Leisenring W, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Krull KR

Alcohol use patterns and risk of diabetes onset in the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Cohort.

Preventive medicine

Kerr WC, Williams E, Li L, Lui CK, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Lown EA

US Media Coverage of Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives.

Journal of community health

McDaniel PA, Lown EA, Malone RE

Hazardous drinking and exposure to interpersonal and community violence on both sides of the U.S. -Mexico border.

Hispanic journal of behavioral sciences

Lown EA, Cherpitel CJ, Zemore SE, Borges G, Greenfield TK

Alcohol Use Patterns and DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder on Both Sides of the U.S.-Mexico Border.

Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research

Greenfield TK, Ye Y, Lown EA, Cherpitel CJ, Zemore S, Borges G

Health Risk Factors Associated with Lifetime Abstinence from Alcohol in the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Cohort.

Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research

Kerr WC, Lui CK, Williams E, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Lown EA

Changes in heavy drinking following onset of health problems in a U.S. general population sample.

Preventive medicine

Kerr WC, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Williams E, Lui CK, Li L, Lown EA

Social Competence in Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors: Feasibility and Preliminary Outcomes of a Peer-Mediated Intervention.

Journal of developmental and behavioral pediatrics : JDBP

Devine KA, Bukowski WM, Sahler OJ, Ohman-Strickland P, Smith TH, Lown EA, Patenaude AF, Korones DN, Noll RB

Early Life Health, Trauma and Social Determinants of Lifetime Abstention from Alcohol.

Alcohol and alcoholism (Oxford, Oxfordshire)

Kerr WC, Ye Y, Greenfield TK, Williams E, Lown EA, Lui CK

Patterns and predictors of clustered risky health behaviors among adult survivors of childhood cancer: A report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.


Lown EA, Hijiya N, Zhang N, Srivastava DK, Leisenring WM, Nathan PC, Castellino SM, Devine KA, Dilley K, Krull KR, Oeffinger KC, Hudson MM, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Ness KK

Psychosocial Follow-Up in Survivorship as a Standard of Care in Pediatric Oncology.

Pediatric blood & cancer

Lown EA, Phillips F, Schwartz LA, Rosenberg AR, Jones B

Tobacco Use Among Siblings of Childhood Cancer Survivors: A Report From the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Pediatric blood & cancer

Buchbinder D, Oeffinger K, Franco-Villalobos C, Yasui Y, Alderfer MA, Armstrong GT, Casillas J, Ford J, Krull KR, Leisenring W, Recklitis C, Robison LL, Zeltzer LK, Lown EA

Major lessons learned from a nationally-based community-academic partnership: addressing sibling adjustment to childhood cancer.

Families, systems & health : the journal of collaborative family healthcare

Long KA, Goldish M, Lown EA, Ostrowski NL, Alderfer MA, Marsland AL, Ring S, Skala S, Ewing LJ

Sexual orientation differences in the relationship between victimization and hazardous drinking among women in the National Alcohol Survey.

Psychology of addictive behaviors : journal of the Society of Psychologists in Addictive Behaviors

Drabble L, Trocki KF, Hughes TL, Korcha RA, Lown AE

Children's Oncology Group's 2013 blueprint for research: behavioral science.

Pediatric blood & cancer

Noll RB, Patel SK, Embry L, Hardy KK, Pelletier W, Annett RD, Patenaude A, Lown EA, Sands SA, Barakat LP

Prevalence and predictors of risky and heavy alcohol consumption among adult siblings of childhood cancer survivors.


Lown EA, Mertens AC, Korcha RA, Leisenring W, Hudson MM, Greenfield TK, Robison LL, Zeltzer LK

Cancer prevention and screening practices of siblings of childhood cancer survivors: a report from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study.

Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology

Buchbinder D, Mertens AC, Zeltzer LK, Leisenring W, Goodman P, Lown EA, Alderfer MA, Recklitis C, Oeffinger K, Armstrong GT, Hudson M, Robison LL, Casillas J

Massage for children undergoing hematopoietic cell transplantation: a qualitative report.

Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM

Ackerman SL, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Dunn EA, Abrams DI, Horn BN, Degelman M, Cowan MJ, Mehling WE

Hematopoietic cell transplant and use of massage for improved symptom management: results from a pilot randomized control trial.

Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM

Mehling WE, Lown EA, Dvorak CC, Cowan MJ, Horn BN, Dunn EA, Acree M, Abrams DI, Hecht FM

Lifetime victimization and past year alcohol use in a U.S. population sample of men and women drinkers.

Drug and alcohol dependence

Nayak MB, Lown EA, Bond JC, Greenfield TK

Psychosocial adjustment of siblings of children with cancer: a systematic review.


Alderfer MA, Long KA, Lown EA, Marsland AL, Ostrowski NL, Hock JM, Ewing LJ

Health behaviors, medical care, and interventions to promote healthy living in the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study cohort.

Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Nathan PC, Ford JS, Henderson TO, Hudson MM, Emmons KM, Casillas JN, Lown EA, Ness KK, Oeffinger KC

Alcohol consumption patterns and risk factors among childhood cancer survivors compared to siblings and general population peers.

Addiction (Abingdon, England)

Lown EA, Goldsby R, Mertens AC, Greenfield T, Bond J, Whitton J, Korcha R, Robison LL, Zeltzer LK

Comorbidity for alcohol use disorders and drug use in mexican-origin groups: comparison of data from national alcohol surveys in the U.S. And Mexico.

Substance use & misuse

Cherpitel CJ, Robertson M, Ye Y, Borges G, Bautista CF, Lown A, Greenfield T, Bond J

Interpersonal violence among women seeking welfare: unraveling lives.

American journal of public health

Lown EA, Schmidt LA, Wiley J


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