Christina Roberto, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Department: Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Contact information
1105b Blockley Hall
Perelman School of Medicine
Dept. of Medical Ethics & Health Policy
University of Pennsylvania
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
B.A. (Psychology (Magna Cum Laude))
Princeton University, 2004.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology (joint Ph.D.))
Yale University, 2012.
Ph.D. (Chronic Disease Epidemiology (joint Ph.D.))
Yale University, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Roberto CA, Swinburn B, Hawkes C, Huang TT, Costa SA, Ashe M, Zwicker L, Cawley JH, Brownell KD: Patchy progress on obesity prevention: Emerging exemplars, entrenched barriers, and new thinking. The Lancet 385: 2400-9, 2015.

Brownell KD, Roberto CA: Strategic Science with Policy Impact. The Lancet 385: 3445-6, 2015.

Roberto CA, Kawachi I: Using Psychology and Behavioral Economics to Promote Healthy Eating. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 47: 832-7, 2014.

Roberto CA, Agnew H, Brownell KD: An Observational Study of Consumers Accessing Nutrition Information in Chain Restaurants American Journal of Public Health 99: 820-821, 2009.

Block JP, Roberto CA: Potential Benefits of Calorie Labeling on Menus. Journal of the American Medical Association 312: 887-8, 2014.

Liu PJ, Wisdom J, Roberto CA, Liu LJ, Ubel PA: Using Behavioral Economics to Design More Effective Food Policies to Address Obesity. Applied Economic Perspectives and Management 36: 6-24, 2014.

Bragg MA, Yanamadala S, Roberto CA, Harris JL, Brownell KD: Athlete Endorsements in Food Marketing. Pediatrics 132: 805-10, 2013.

Gearhardt AN, Bragg MA, Pearl R, Schvey NA, Roberto CA, Brownell KD: Obesity and Public Policy. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology 8: 405-30, 2012.

Roberto CA, Baik J, Harris JL, Brownell KD: The Influence of Licensed Characters on Children’s Taste and Snack Preferences. Pediatrics 126: 88-93, 2010.

Roberto CA, Larsen PD, Agnew H, Baik J, Brownell KD: Evaluating the Impact of menu labeling on consumers’ food choices and intake. American Journal of Public Health 100: 312-318, 2010.

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