Affiliated Faculty

Jennifer Pomeranz

Jennifer Pomeranz, JD, MPH

Assistant Professor, Center for Obesity Research and Education, Department of Public Health and College of Health Professionals and Social Work, Temple University

 
 
 
Jennifer L. Pomeranz is a public health law researcher. Her research interests include marketing, labeling and youth access issues related to food and beverages, over-the-counter diet drugs, dietary supplements, and cosmetic surgery. She additionally researches and publishes on the topics of discrimination, the First Amendment, public health preemption, and innovative regulatory strategies to address public health problems such as obesity. Ms. Pomeranz is Assistant Professor at the Center for Obesity Research and Education in the Department of Public Health and at the College of Health Professionals and Social Work at Temple University. Previously, she was the Director of Legal Initiatives at the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University.  She is currently the Policy Chair of the Health Law Section of the American Public Health Association and the official liaison between the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Public Health Association. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Cornell Law School, and her Master’s of Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health.