A selection of news items written by or involving HCPE faculty members.

December 18, 2012

Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH, was awarded a grant from the New York State Health Foundation (NYSHF) to evaluate New York City’s new policy limiting the sale of sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) to servings of 16 ounces or less at restaurants and other food-service establishments.

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November 27, 2012

On November 27, 2012, Fordham Law School held a two-day symposium entitled "The Bloomberg Administration's Legal Legacy."Sponsored in conjunction with the New York City Bar Association, the symposium examined how the Administration of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg utilized legal tools and addressed legal issues in implementing several of its signature initiatives, including livability and public health initiatives, land use and sustainability, public safety and security, and education. Brian Elbel, PhD, MPH, was a featured speaker. His portion begins at one hour and forty-seven minutes.

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September 14, 2012

The NYC Board of Health approved the soda ban 8-0. Dr. Sixto Caro, an internal medicine doctor at NYU Langone School of Medicine is mentioned in the article. Brian Elbel, PhD, is quoted.

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July 31, 2012

The work of Brian Elbel, PhD, is mentioned in this article about public opposition to soda size bans in New York City.

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July 23, 2012

A letter to the editor written by Brian Elbel, PhD, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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