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Christopher Ford

PhD in Nutrition, Epidemiology, 2015

After completing his PhD at the UNC, Dr. Ford completed postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Emory University. He is now an Assistant Professor with the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging.


Ford CN, Poti JM, Ng SW, Popkin BM. SSB taxes and diet quality in U.S. preschoolers: Estimated changes in the 2010 Healthy Eating Index. Pediatric Obesity. 2016 Apr 5. view full text

Ford CN, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Targeted Beverage Taxes Influence Food and Beverage Purchases among Households with Preschool Children. Journal of Nutrition. 2015 Aug;145(8):1835-43 view full text

Ford CN, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Ten-year beverage intake trends among US preschool children: rapid declines between 2003 and 2010 but stagnancy in recent years. Pediatric Obesity. 2015 Mar 2. view full text

Ford CN, Ng SW, Popkin BM. Are Food and Beverage Purchases in Households with Preschoolers Changing?: A Longitudinal Analysis from 2000 to 2011. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014 Sep;47(3):275-82. view full text

Ford CN, Slining MM, Popkin BM. Trends in Dietary Intake among US 2- to 6-Year-Old Children, 1989-2008. Journal of Academy of Nutrition Dietetics. 2013 Jan;113(1):35-42 view full text

Ford C, Ward D, White M. Television viewing associated with adverse dietary outcomes in children ages 2-6. Obesity Review. 2012 Dec;13(12):1139-4 view full text