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Kelly D. Brownell, Robert L. Flowers Distinguished Professor of Public Policy

Kelly D. Brownell
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Office Location:  240A Sanford Building, Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 613-7397
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Ph.D.Rutgers University1977
Clinical Psychology, PhDRutgers University1977
Clinical Psychology, MSRutgers University1975
M.S.Rutgers University1975
Psychology, BSPurdue University1973
B.S.Purdue University1973
Research Interests: Impact and Regulation of Food Marketing, Taxes and Food Policy, Law and Nutrition Policy

Representative Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Brownell, KD, and Gold, MS (2012). Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook.. Oxford University Press.  [abs]
  2. Harris, JL; Schwartz, MB; Ustjanauskas, A; Ohri-Vachaspati, P; Brownell, KD (2011). Effects of serving high-sugar cereals on children's breakfast-eating behavior.. Pediatrics, 127(1), 71-76. [full], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Brownell, KD; Farley, T; Willett, WC; Popkin, BM; Chaloupka, FJ; Thompson, JW; Ludwig, DS (2009). The public health and economic benefits of taxing sugar-sweetened beverages.. The New England Journal of Medicine, 361(16), 1599-1605. [NEJMhpr0905723], [doi]
  4. Gearhardt, AN; Yokum, S; Orr, PT; Stice, E; Corbin, WR; Brownell, KD (2011). Neural correlates of food addiction.. Archives of General Psychiatry, 68(8), 808-816. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Brownell, KD; Frieden, TR (2009). Ounces of prevention--the public policy case for taxes on sugared beverages.. The New England Journal of Medicine, 360(18), 1805-1808. [NEJMp0902392], [doi]
  6. Brownell, KD; Ludwig, DS (2011). The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, soda, and USDA policy: who benefits?. Jama, 306(12), 1370-1371. [doi]
  7. Pomeranz, JL; Brownell, KD (2011). Advancing public health obesity policy through state attorneys general.. American Journal of Public Health, 101(3), 425-431. [available here], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Pomeranz, JL; Brownell, KD (2012). Portion sizes and beyond--government's legal authority to regulate food-industry practices.. The New England Journal of Medicine, 367(15), 1383-1385. [doi]

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