Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

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Megan LoDolce, MA

Megan LoDolce is a Research Associate at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity. Megan graduated from Marist College, earning both a Bachelors and Masters degree in Psychology. Prior to joining the Rudd Center she served as Laboratory Director for the Center for the Advancement of Perioperative Health (CAPH) at the Yale School of Medicine. Megan's personal interest in our food environment and its impact on health led her to the Rudd Center in late 2008. Since then, she has worked with Jennifer Harris and the marketing team to study the scope and impact of food marketing to children. Megan's primary focus is conducting in-depth content analyses of television and internet banner advertising. The goal of these analyses is to unveil the various types of implicit and explicit messages marketers use to sell both healthy and unhealthy products.   

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