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423 Guardian Drive
1121 Blockley Hall
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Phone: 215-746-7064
Email: croberto@pennmedicine.upenn.edu
Research Area(s): Global Health Obesity & Food Choice

Christina Roberto, PhD

Director, PEACH Lab
Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Perelman School of Medicine


Christina A. Roberto, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics & Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Roberto is a clinical psychologist and epidemiologist. She is Director of the Psychology of Eating And Consumer Health (PEACH) lab. Her research aims to identify and understand factors that promote unhealthy eating behaviors linked to obesity and eating disorders and design interventions to promote healthy eating. In her work, she draws upon the fields of psychology, marketing, behavioral economics, epidemiology, and public health to answer research questions that can provide policymakers and institutions with science-based guidance.