- Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Associate Professor of Health Policy
- Director of the PEACH Lab
- Associate Director of CHIBE
- Yale University, PhD, Clinical Psychology
- Yale University, joint-PhD, Chronic Disease Epidemiology
- Princeton University, AB, Psychology
Christina A. Roberto, PhD, is the Mitchell J. Blutt and Margo Krody Blutt Presidential Associate Professor of Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. She is also the Director of the Psychology of Eating and Consumer Health lab (PEACH lab) and Associate Director of the Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at Penn. The mission of the PEACH lab is to identify and evaluate policies and interventions that promote healthy eating habits and prevent nutrition-related chronic diseases. The lab strives to help create a just and equitable food system where those with the fewest resources and opportunities have the same chance to live a long, healthy life as those with the most. The PEACH lab’s work has informed local and national government food policy. Dr. Roberto works closely with policymakers, community-based organizations, companies, and institutions to generate timely research that can provide those partners with science-based guidance. Dr. Roberto has an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Princeton University and a joint-PhD at Yale University in clinical psychology and chronic disease epidemiology. She completed her clinical internship at the Yale School of Medicine and was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Dr. Roberto is currently a National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leader Fellow.