|Lawrence Wallack, DrPH
College of Urban and Public Affairs
Portland State University
Lawrence Wallack, DrPH, is Dean of the College of Urban and Public Affairs at Portland State University and founder of the Berkeley Media Studies Group. Dr. Wallack helped to develop the public health-based “environmental approach” to prevention, broadening understanding of the causes and prevention of substance abuse problems, and pioneered media advocacy, the strategic use of mass media to advance public policy initiatives.