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overview Sara Bleich is a Professor of Public Health Policy at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health in the Department of Health Policy and Management. She is also the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and a member of the faculty at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Sara's research provides evidence to support policies to prevent obesity and diet-related diseases, particularly among high risk populations. A signature theme throughout her work is an interest in asking simple, meaningful questions which can fill important knowledge gaps. Sara's research has been published in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, British Medical Journal, Health Affairs, and American Journal of Public Health and has been featured in outlets such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and National Public Radio. She is currently working on various projects relating to COVID-19 food implications and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Sara has received numerous awards including one for excellence in public interest communication. Sara served as a White House Fellow from 2015 to 2016 where she worked as a Senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the First Lady's Let's Move initiative. She holds degrees from Columbia (BA, Psychology) and Harvard (PhD, Health Policy).
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Academic Article Trust in scientific experts on obesity: implications for awareness and behavior change.
Academic Article Increasing consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages among US adults: 1988-1994 to 1999-2004.
Concept Obesity
Concept Obesity, Morbid
Academic Article Why is the developed world obese?
Academic Article Risk of complications after bariatric surgery among individuals with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Academic Article The Voices for Healthy Kids Campaign and US State Legislation to Prevent Childhood Obesity.
Academic Article Direct comparisons of commercial weight-loss programs on weight, waist circumference, and blood pressure: a systematic review.
Academic Article A systematic review of commercial weight loss programmes' effect on glycemic outcomes among overweight and obese adults with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Academic Article Generating better evidence to engage local food outlets in obesity prevention research.
Academic Article Impact of non-physician health professionals' BMI on obesity care and beliefs.
Academic Article Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients?
Academic Article Deconstructing race and gender differences in adolescent obesity: Oaxaca-blinder decomposition.
Academic Article Physician practice patterns of obesity diagnosis and weight-related counseling.
Academic Article Provider communication quality: influence of patients' weight and race.
Academic Article Prior doctor shopping resulting from differential treatment correlates with differences in current patient-provider relationships.
Academic Article Efficacy of Commercial Weight-Loss Programs.
Academic Article Disparity in physician perception of patients' adherence to medications by obesity status.
Academic Article How does physician BMI impact patient trust and perceived stigma?
Academic Article The impact of changing economic conditions on overweight risk among children in California from 2008 to 2012.
Academic Article Impact of patient-doctor race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals.
Academic Article Relative contribution of energy intake and energy expenditure to childhood obesity: a review of the literature and directions for future research.
Academic Article Impact of physician BMI on obesity care and beliefs.
Academic Article Doctor shopping by overweight and obese patients is associated with increased healthcare utilization.
Academic Article Physician respect for patients with obesity.
Academic Article Perceived judgment about weight can negatively influence weight loss: a cross-sectional study of overweight and obese patients.
Academic Article Satisfaction with primary care provider involvement is associated with greater weight loss: Results from the practice-based POWER trial.
Academic Article Reducing sugar-sweetened beverage consumption by providing caloric information: how Black adolescents alter their purchases and whether the effects persist.
Academic Article U.S. health professionals' views on obesity care, training, and self-efficacy.
Academic Article Improving obesity prevention at the local level--emerging opportunities.
Academic Article Racial disparities in medical expenditures within body weight categories.
Academic Article Enhancing the role of nutrition professionals in weight management: A cross-sectional survey.
Academic Article Trends in SSBs and snack consumption among children by age, body weight, and race/ethnicity.
Academic Article Patients who feel judged about their weight have lower trust in their primary care providers.
Academic Article Avoiding weight gain in cardiometabolic disease: a systematic review.
Academic Article Weight loss strategies: association with consumption of sugary beverages, snacks and values about food purchases.
Academic Article A systematic review of home-based childhood obesity prevention studies.
Academic Article Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies.
Academic Article Patient-physician gender concordance and weight-related counseling of obese patients.
Academic Article Variation in Provider Identification of Obesity by Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Characteristics among an Insured Population.
Academic Article The potential of local farming on the Navajo Nation to improve fruit and vegetable intake: barriers and opportunities.
Academic Article Social context explains race disparities in obesity among women.
Academic Article Calorie changes in chain restaurant menu items: implications for obesity and evaluations of menu labeling.
Academic Article What childhood obesity prevention programmes work? A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Academic Article Efficacy of commercial weight-loss programs: an updated systematic review.
Academic Article Calorie Changes in Large Chain Restaurants: Declines in New Menu Items but Room for Improvement.
Academic Article The Complex Relationship Between Diet And Health.
Academic Article National survey of US primary care physicians' perspectives about causes of obesity and solutions to improve care.
Grant Racial Disparities in Physician Practice Patterns and Self-Management of Obesity
Academic Article Benefits of commercial weight-loss programs on blood pressure and lipids: a systematic review.
Academic Article Providing prenatal care to pregnant women with overweight or obesity: Differences in provider communication and ratings of the patient-provider relationship by patient body weight.
Academic Article OPREVENT2: Design of a multi-institutional intervention for obesity control and prevention for American Indian adults.
Academic Article Factors that encourage and discourage policy-making to prevent childhood obesity: Experience in the United States.
Academic Article Factors that encourage and discourage policy-making to prevent childhood obesity: Experience in the United States.
Academic Article The association between parent-reported provider communication quality and child obesity status: Variation by parent obesity and child race/ethnicity.
Academic Article The Longitudinal Association Between Early Childhood Obesity and Fathers' Involvement in Caregiving and Decision-Making.
Academic Article Maternal employment and childhood overweight in low- and middle-income countries.
Academic Article A Systematic Review of Calorie Labeling and Modified Calorie Labeling Interventions: Impact on Consumer and Restaurant Behavior.
Academic Article Interventions to prevent global childhood overweight and obesity: a systematic review.
Academic Article Trends in Beverage Consumption Among Children and Adults, 2003-2014.
Academic Article The neighborhood environment and obesity: Understanding variation by race/ethnicity.
Academic Article The Voices for Healthy Kids and State Legislation to Prevent Childhood Obesity: An Update.
Academic Article Differences in the Neighborhood Retail Food Environment and Obesity Among US Children and Adolescents by SNAP Participation.
Academic Article Effects of Education and Experience on Primary Care Providers' Perspectives of Obesity Treatments during a Pragmatic Trial.
Academic Article Characteristics Associated with Household Purchases of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in US Restaurants.
Academic Article Parents' Perceptions of the Challenges to Helping Their Children Maintain or Achieve a Healthy Weight.
Academic Article Estimating the effect of calorie menu labeling on calories purchased in a large restaurant franchise in the southern United States: quasi-experimental study.
Academic Article Projected U.S. State-Level Prevalence of Adult Obesity and Severe Obesity.
Academic Article Impact of Changes in Chain Restaurant Calories over Time on Obesity Risk.
Academic Article Implementation of a multilevel, multicomponent intervention for obesity control in Native American communities (OPREVENT2): challenges and lessons learned.
Academic Article Ethical Considerations for Food and Beverage Warnings.
Academic Article Impact Of The Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act On Obesity Trends.
Academic Article Physicians' political party affiliation and clinical management of obesity.
Academic Article Association of Chain Restaurant Advertising Spending With Obesity in US Adults.
Academic Article COVID-19, Obesity, and Structural Racism: Understanding the Past and Identifying Solutions for the Future.
Academic Article Association of body mass index with health care expenditures in the United States by age and sex.
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.