Naomi Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H.

Naomi Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Naomi Greene, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)
Entry Year

Doctoral Degree

Ph.D., Social and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University (2021)

Master's Degree

M.P.H., CUNY School of Public Health (2015)

Research Interests

Alcohol Epidemiology; Breast Cancer; Cancer Risk Factors; Health Disparities; Intersectionality Theory; LGBT Health

Primary Preceptor/Branch/Division

Susan Czajkowski, Ph.D., Health Behaviors Research Branch (HBRB), Behavioral Research Program (BRP), Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS)


Greene, N. K., Rising, C. J., Seidenberg, A. B., Eck, R., Trivedi, N., & Oh, A. Y. (2023, May). Exploring correlates of support for restricting breast cancer awareness marketing on alcohol containers among women. Int J Drug Policy, 115, 104016.

Poteat TC, Adams MA, Malone J, Geffen S, Greene N, Nodzenski M, Lockhart AG, Su IH, Dean LT. Delays in breast cancer care by race and sexual orientation: Results from a national survey with diverse women in the United States. Cancer. 2021 Oct 1;127(19):3514-22. PMID: 34287838 PMCID: PMC8684596 (available on 2022-10-01) DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33629

Greene N., Johnson RM, Rosen J, German D, Cohen JE. Exploring the relationship between the alcohol policy environment and nondiscrimination laws: Implications for binge drinking disparities among LGB adults in the United States. Drug and alcohol dependence. 2021 May:108749. PMID: 34049096 PMCID: PMC8282708 (available on 2022-08-01) DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.108749

Greene N, Johnson RM, German D, Rosen J, Cohen JE. State-Level Alcohol Environments and Sexual Identity Disparities in Binge Drinking in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. LGBT Health. 2021 Apr 1;8(3):190-200. PMID: 33538642 PMCID: PMC8060877 DOI: 10.1089/lgbt.2020.0182

Greene N, Tomedi LE, Cox ME, Mello E, Esser MB. Alcohol testing and alcohol involvement among violent deaths by state, 2014–2016. Preventive Medicine. 2021 Mar 18:106527. PMID: 33745953 PMCID: PMC9159354 DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2021.106527

Greene N, (co-first author), Dean LT, Adams MA, Geffen SR, Malone J, Tredway K, Poteat T. Beyond Black and White: Race and Sexual Identity as Contributors to Healthcare System Distrust after Breast Cancer Screening among US Women. Psycho-Oncology. 2021 Mar 10. PMID: 33689190 PMCID: PMC8273081 DOI: 10.1002/pon.5670

Greene N, Malone J, Adams MA, Dean LT, Poteat T. “This is some mess right here”: Exploring interactions between Black sexual minority women and health care providers for breast cancer screening and care. Cancer. 2021 Jan 1;127(1):74-81. PMID: 32990978 PMCID: PMC7865953 DOI: 10.1002/cncr.33219

Greene N, Johnson RM, Rosen J, German D, Cohen JE. Are binge drinking disparities by sexual identity lower in US states with nondiscrimination statutes that include sexual orientation? Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 2020;13(4):5.

Greene N, Esser MB, Vesselinov R, Auman KM, Kerns TJ, Lauerman MH. Variability in antemortem and postmortem blood alcohol concentration levels among fatally injured adults. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 2020 Sep 27:1-8. PMID: 33034526 PMCID: PMC8756338 DOI: 10.1080/00952990.2020.1822856

Greene N, Jackson JW, Dean LT. Examining disparities in excessive alcohol use among Black and Hispanic lesbian and bisexual women in the United States – an intersectional analysis. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2020 Jul;81(4):462-70. PMID: 32800082 PMCID: PMC7437553 DOI: 10.15288/jsad.2020.81.462

Trangenstein PJ, Greene N, Eck RH, Milam AJ, Furr-Holden CD, Jernigan DH. Alcohol advertising and violence. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2020 Mar 1;58(3):343-51. PMID: 31980304 PMCID: PMC7140760 DOI: 10.1016/j.amepre.2019.10.024

Greene N, Tomedi L, Reno J, Green D. The role of substance use and resiliency factors on suicidal ideation among middle school students. Journal of School Health. 2020 Feb;90(2):73-80. PMID: 31828795 DOI: 10.1111/josh.12854