Exploring the Health Equity Benefits of Sugary Drink Excise Taxes
Thursday, January 25, 1:00pm – 1:50pm ET
In this coffee chat hosted by the CHOICES Community of Practice, Matthew Lee, PhD Candidate from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and California native who has researched sugary drink trends and the impacts of sugary drink excise taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area, discusses insights from his recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine that he led along with other researchers from the CHOICES Team. Matt also focuses on the ways in which these taxes, and the potential revenue raised from them, can benefit communities by improving health equity.
This event is part of our monthly CHOICES Community of Practice coffee chat series. This coffee chat is for any public health professional whose work focuses on advancing obesity prevention, healthy eating, and active living and want to learn more about how cost-effectiveness analysis can advance their efforts and address health equity.