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
Education:
B.A. (Psychology (Magna Cum Laude))
Princeton University, 2004.
Ph.D. (Chronic Disease Epidemiology (joint Ph.D.))
Yale University, 2012.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology (joint Ph.D.))
Yale University, 2012.
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Selected Publications

Roberto CA, Swinburn B, Hawkes C, Huang, T, 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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