Montefiore in the News
Advertisers Targeting Communities of Color Leads to Obesity, Researchers Say
- April 29, 2019
Liz Spurrell-Huss, LCSW, MPH, and Nicole Hollingsworth, EdD, MCHES, assistant vice president, Community and Population Health, discuss our research linking the number of unhealthy advertisements in lower income areas throughout the Bronx to unhealthy habits. The two also discuss our efforts with the Bronx Bodega Partners Workgroup to partner with local bodegas to increase access to healthier foods and counter the marketing of unhealthy food that disproportionately target underserved communities.