Anna Grummon, PhD, a Harvard Bell Fellow in the 2019-2021 cohort, is among the authors of an analysis published in the journal Science. The researchers conclude that health and economic gains could be better realized by taxing the sugar content of those beverages, rather than taxing the amount of liquid in the drinks. Learn more in this news post by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
The findings of an analysis led by Harvard Pop Center faculty member Steven Gortmaker, PhD, that projected the health impacts of a soda tax were used to sway Philadelphia’s City Council to take this historic step. Photo: dcJohn on Flickr
Christina Roberto, PhD, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society scholar at the Harvard Pop Center, has co-authored a study which explores a multipronged approach to addressing obesity.
Pop Center RWJF Health & Society Scholar Christina Roberto, PhD, has co-authored a recently published paper titled “The Impact of ‘Food Addiction’ on Food Policy” that examines how lessons learned from alcohol and tobacco addiction could inform protective policies relating to unhealthy food.