Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity


Recent Publications

Puhl RM, Luedicke J, King KM. Public attitudes about different types of anti- bullying laws: Results from a national survey. Journal of Public Health Policy. 2014 Nov:1-15.

Grow M, Schwartz MB. Food Marketing: Serious Business. JAMA. 2014 Nov;312(18):1918-1919.

Andreyeva T, Luedicke J, Wang C. State-Level Estimates of Obesity-Attributable Costs of Absenteeism. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2014 Nov;56(11):1120-1127.

Tomiyama J, Finch LE, Incollingo Belsky AC, Buss J, Finley C, Schwartz MB, Daubenmier J. Weight Bias in 2001 versus 2013: Contradictory Attitudes Among Obesity Researchers and Health Professionals. Obesity. 2014 Oct:1-8.

Harris JL, LoDolce ME, Schwartz MB. Encouraging big food to do the right thing for children ’s health: a case study on using research to improve marketing of sugary cereals. Critical Public Health. 2014 Sept:1-14.

More Publications


Publications about Law.

Pomeranz JK. Sugary Beverage Tax Policy: Lessons Learned From Tobacco. American Journal of Public Health. 2014 Jan:1-3.

Pomeranz JL. A Comprehensive Strategy to Overhaul FDA Authority for Misleading Food Labels. American Journal of Law & Medicine. 2014 Jan;39:1-37.

Pomeranz JL. Taxing food and beverage products: A public health perspective and a new strategy for prevention. University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform. 2013 May;46(3):999-1027.

Pomeranz JL, Puhl RM. New developments in the law for obesity discrimination protection. Obesity. 2013 Mar;21(3):469-471.

Pomeranz JL, Munsell CR, Harris JL. Energy drinks: An emerging public health hazard for youth. Journal of Public Health Policy. 2013 Mar;14:1-8.

Schvey NA, Puhl RM, Levandoski KA, Brownell KD. The influence of a defendant’s body weight on perceptions of guilt. International Journal of Obesity. 2013 Jan;1:1-7.

Pomeranz JL, Taylor LM, Austin SB. Over-the-counter and out-of-control: Legal strategies to protect youths from abusing products for weight control. American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Dec:e1-e6.

Pertschuk M, Pomeranz JL, Ralston Aoki J, Larkin MA, Paloma M. Assessing the impact of federal and state preemption in public health: A framework for decision makers. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2012 Jun:0-7.

Pomeranz JL. The wheels on the bus go "buy buy buy": School bus advertising laws. American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Jul:e1-e6.

Pomeranz JL. The bittersweet truth about sugar labeling regulations: They are achievable and overdue. American Journal of Public Health. 2012 May.

Pomeranz JL. Extending the fantasy in the supermarket: Where unhealthy food promotions meet children and how the government can intervene. Indiana Health Law Review. 2012 ;9(1):117-185.

Harris JL, Graff SK. Protecting young people from junk food advertising: Implications of psychological research for First Amendment law. American Journal of Public Health. 2012 Feb;102(2):214-222.

Pomeranz JL. Federal Trade Commission's authority to regulate marketing to children: Deceptive vs. unfair rulemaking. Health Matrix: Journal of Law-Medicine. 2011 ;21:521-553.

Pomeranz JL. Advanced policy options to regulate sugar-sweetened beverages to support public health. Journal of Public Health Policy. 2011 Aug;33:75-88.

Pomeranz JL. The unique authority of state and local health departments to address obesity. American Journal of Public Health. 2011 May.

Hawkes C, Harris JL. An analysis of the content of food industry pledges on marketing to children. Public Health Nutrition. 2011 Aug;14(8):1403-1414.

Pomeranz JL, Brownell KD. Advancing public health obesity policy through state attorneys general. American Journal of Public Health. 2011 Jan;19(1):74-82.

Puhl RM, Heuer CA. Public opinion about laws to prohibit weight discrimination in the United States. Obesity. 2011 Jan;19(1):74-82.

Pomeranz JL. Television food marketing to children revisited: The Federal Trade Commission has the constitutional and statutory authority to regulate. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2010 Mar;38(1):98-116.

Pomeranz JL. Compelled speech under the commercial speech doctrine: The case of menu label laws. Journal of Health Care Law & Policy. 2009 ;12(1):159-194.

Pomeranz JL, Gostin LO. Improving laws and legal authorities for obesity prevention and control. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics. 2009 ;37(1):62-75.

Pomeranz JL. A historical analysis of public health, the law, and stigmatized social groups: The need for both obesity and weight bias legislation. Obesity. 2008 Nov;6(2):S93-S103.

Pomeranz JL, Brownell KD. Legal and public health considerations affecting the success, reach, and impact of menu-labeling laws. American Journal of Public Health. 2008 Sep;98(9):1578-1583.

Pomeranz JL. The role of United States' law to prevent and control childhood obesity. Global View on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention. 2010 .

Gostin LO, Pomeranz JL, Jacobson PD, Gottfried RN. Assessing laws and authorities for obesity prevention and control. Journal of Law Medicine and Ethics. 2009 ;37:28-36.

Mello MM, Pomeranz J, Moran P. The interplay of public health law and industry self-regulation: The case of sugar-sweetened beverage sales in schools. American Journal of Public Health. 2008 Apr;98(4):595-604.