Food Environment

Presentations: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium April 2017

POWERPOINT: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium 2017 Keynote : Margo Wootan POWERPOINT: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium 2017 Keynote : Mariana Chilton POWERPOINT: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium 2017 : Alice Ammerman POWERPOINT: UPenn PRC Food/Obesity Symposium 2017 : Cheryl Bettigole POWERPOINT: UPenn … Read more


UPenn PRC Impact Symposium – Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention

On Friday, April 28th, the UPenn PRC hosted ” Accelerating Policies & Research on Food Access, Diet, and Obesity Prevention”, a day-long symposium which brought together prevention health researchers and public health advocates to discuss today’s food environment and focus … Read more


Healthy Foods Take a Back Seat to Junk Food When It Comes to Marketing: PRC Director Karen Glanz on Knowledge@Wharton

UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, was interviewed with Penn Professor Jason Riis by Dan Loney on Knowledge@Wharton about how major brand marketing favors junk food over healthy food options in the consumer marketplace.  “Food production companies are in the business … Read more


Philly’s New Soda Tax: PRC Director Karen Glanz Evaluates the Implications on Knowledge@Wharton

  As a guest on Knowledge@Wharton radio, UPenn PRC Director Karen Glanz evaluated the health and financial implications of the Philadelphia’s new “soda tax” passed by City Council on June 16, 2016. According to Glanz, while a difference in consumption … Read more


New Food Labeling Guidelines: Karen Glanz Unpacks the Facts on Knowledge@Wharton

  UPenn PRC Director, Karen Glanz, PhD, and Wharton marketing professor, Jason Riis discussed the new Federal food labeling guidelines on the June 13, 2016 edition of Knowledge@Wharton. Observing that past labeling revisions often were driven by a single concern, … Read more


Controversies in New US Dietary Guidelines: UPenn Director Karen Glanz, PhD, on Knowledge@Wharton

  Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH,  UPenn PRC Director, Co-Principal Investigator on The Healthy Weigh Study and Principal Investigator on The Skin Cancer Communication Project, spoke with Dan Loney on Knowledge@Wharton, the Wharton Business Radio program, about the new US government … Read more