Patchareeya Kwan, Ph.D.
Adjunct Assistant ProfessorDr. Patty Kwan is a project leader for the WINCART Center Biospecimen Pilot Project housed at California State University Fullerton and Claremont Graduate University.
Research InterestsContext of social networks and social network influences on various health behaviors such as smoking, diet and nutrition, and overall maintenance of healthy habits among diverse populations.
EducationUniversity of Southern California, PhD, 2010
University of Southern California, MPH, 2001
Selected PublicationsValente T and Kwan P (2012) “Evaluating Communication Campaigns” In RE Rice & CK Atkins (Editors) Public Communication Campaigns (4th Edition) Thousand Oaks, Ca: Sage Publications.
Sussman S, Skara S and Pumpuang P (2008) “Project Towards No Drug Abuse (TND): A Needs Assessment of a Social Service Referral Telephone Program for High Risk Youth” Substance Use & Misuse. 1.
Valente TW and Pumpuang P (2007) “Identifying Opinion Leaders to Promote Behavior Change” Health Education & Behavior. 34(6):881-96.
Valente TW, Okamoto J, Pumpuang P, & Sussman S. (2007). “Differences in Perceived Implementation of a Standard versus a Peer-led Interactive Substance-Abuse Prevention Program.” American Journal of Health Behavior. 31(3):297-311.