Publication of Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity, co-edited by Keryn Pasch

Keryn PaschDr. Keryn Pasch co-edited and wrote three chapters in the new book: Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity. Now available on the Springer Website.

Text: Advances in Communication Research to Reduce Childhood Obesity was the result of a conference funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to bring together researchers and community practitioners working to reduce childhood obesity through various forms of communication. Each of the presenters at the meeting as well as additional contributors, authored chapters for the book. Dr. Keryn Pasch co-edited the book and contributed three chapters based on her work on the influence of food and beverage advertising on youth. Several current and former students including Natalie Poulos, Sara Champlin and Cayley Velazquez also contributed to the chapters. Lara Latimer, a doctoral candidate, first-authored a chapter based on her dissertation research on the in-school marketing environment.

Last updated on April 9, 2013