Christina Roberto

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Christina A. Roberto, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Social & Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She is a psychologist and epidemiologist whose research aims to identify, understand, and alter the environmental and social forces that promote unhealthy eating behaviors linked to obesity and eating disorders. Christina is principal investigator of the Psychology of Eating And Consumer Health (PEACH) lab, which uses diverse research methods to study current food policy issues including menu labeling, front-of-package food labeling, food and diet industry marketing, and policies to reduce sugary drink consumption. In her work, she draws upon the fields of psychology, marketing, behavioral economics, and public health to answer research questions that can provide policymakers and institutions with science-based guidance.

Education

Ph.D. Yale University, Clinical Psychology, 2012
Joint Ph.D. Yale University, Chronic Disease Epidemiology, 2012
B.A. Princeton University Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, 2004

 

To learn more about Dr. Roberto’s research, please visit the PEACH Lab website.