Health Sciences

Lawrence Chu

Dr. Lawrence Chu
Associate Professor
(818) 677-2485
Office location:
JD 2534


Dr. Lawrence Chu is a director and associate professor in the Public Health Education program at California State University Northridge (CSUN).  He earned his PhD and MPH in Epidemiology, and his MS in Biostatistics all from UCLA, and a BS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina.  Prior to joining CSUN faculty, he worked as a research epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Southern California Injury Prevention Research Center conducting studies on injury epidemiology. 

He has a variety of research interests which include morbidity and mortality in the elderly population, workplace violence, efficacy of motor vehicle crash legislation, sexual assault, gang violence, homicide, and applied statistical methodology.