Dawn Upchurch, Ph.D.

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UCLA Professor, Community Health Sciences

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UCLA School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young Drive S.
21-236B CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Detailed Biography:

Dr. Upchurch's research interests include: women's health and well being over the life course; complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and women's health, especially Traditional Chinese Medicine and women's reproductive health during mid-life; biosocial models of health; social demography; and adolescent reproductive health.


A selected list of publications:

Upchurch DM, Chyu L, Greendale GA, Utts J, Bair YA, Zhang G, Gold EB.   Abstract Complementary and alternative medicine use among American women: findings from The National Health Interview Survey, Journal of Women's Health, 2007; 16(1): 102-13.
Upchurch DM, Chyu L.   Use of complementary and alternative medicine among American women, Womens Health Issues, 2005; 15(1): 5-13.
Upchurch DM, Kusunoki Y.   Associations between forced sex, sexual and protective practices, and sexually transmitted diseases among a national sample of adolescent girls, Womens Health Issues, 2004; 14(3): 75-84.
Upchurch DM, Mason WM, Kusunoki Y, Kriechbaum MJ.   Social and behavioral determinants of self-reported STD among adolescents, Perspect Sex Reprod Health, 2004; 36(6): 276-87.
Upchurch DM, Kusunoki Y, Simon P, Doty MM.   Sexual behavior and condom practices among Los Angeles women, Womens Health Issues, 2003; 13(1): 8-15.

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