Health & Behavior News

A selection of news items written by or involving Division of Health & Behavior faculty members.

May 14, 2014

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Gbenga Ogedegbe, MD, MPH, MS, as Vice Dean and Chief Medical Officer of NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health (GIPH). Dr. Ogedegbe is Professor of Medicine and Population Health and Director, Division of Health & Behavior in Department of Population Health at the NYU School of Medicine.

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April 18, 2014

Health Minister Dr. James Reilly wants other restaurants to follow suit, using a new Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) calorie-counting tool. Obesity is one of the biggest threats to long-term wellbeing and measures like this could help people make small healthier choices that would add up over time. Research of Brian Elbel, PhD, is noted.

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April 15, 2014

ParentCorps, an innovative program devised by Laurie Miller Brotman, PhD, and her colleagues, improves early academic achievement.

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March 24, 2014

ParentCorps: A family-centered, school-based preventive intervention to foster healthy development and school success among young children (ages 3-6) living in disadvantaged neighborhoods

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March 21, 2014

Brian Elbel, PhD, writes about the U. S. Food and Drug Administration announcement of long awaited proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts Panel, and the key questions behind the proposed changes.

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