Sara N. Bleich, PhD
Health Policy and Management, Bloomberg School of Public Health
adult obesity (assessment, global trends, causes, health consequences, prevention); policy analysis; access to care for chronic diseases; health disparities; vulnerable populations; international health; obesity-related risk communication; complex data analysis
Selected publications from the last 5 years:
Bleich SN, Wolfson JA, Vine S, Wang YCW (2014). Heavy adults who drink diet beverages consume more calories from food than heavy adults who drink sugary beverages. American Journal of Public Health. 104(3): e72-78.
Bleich SN, Rutkow L (2013). Improving obesity prevention at the local level - emerging opportunities. New England Journal of Medicine. 368: 1761-1763.
Bleich SN, Bennett WL, Gudzune KA, Cooper LA (2012). Impact of physician body mass index on obesity care and beliefs. Obesity. 20(5): 999-1005.
Bleich SN, Herring BJ, Flagg FF, Gary-Webb TL (2012). Reduction in purchases of sugar-sweetened beverages among low income, black adolescents after exposure to caloric information. American Journal of Public Health. 102(2): 329-335.
Bleich SN, Simon AE, Cooper LA (2012). Impact of patient-provider race concordance on rates of weight-related counseling in visits by black and white obese individuals. Obesity. 20(3): 562-570.