Rudd Alumni: Christina A. Roberto

Christina A. Roberto

Christina A. Roberto, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. A psychologist and epidemiologist, her research aims to identify, understand and alter the environmental and social forces that promote unhealthy eating behaviors linked to obesity and eating disorders. She is principal investigator of the Psychology of Eating And Consumer Health (PEACH) laboratory. In her work, she draws upon the fields of psychology, marketing, behavioral economics and public health to answer research questions that can provide policy makers and institutions with science-based guidance.