PhD in Nutrition Epidemiology, 2020
Dissertation: A Multimethod Approach to Evaluating a Threshold-Based Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax in South Africa: Changes in Dietary Intake, Behavioral Drivers, and the News Media
Dr. Essman is currently a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Centre for Diet and Physical Activity Research at the University of Cambridge.
Essman M, Taillie LS, Jenkings T, Ng SW, Popkin BM, Swart EC. 2021. Taxed and untaxed beverage consumption by young adults in Langa, South Africa before and one year after a national sugar-sweetened beverage tax. PLOS Medicine. view full text
Essman M, Popkin BM, Corvalán C, Reyes M, Taillie LS. Sugar-sweetened beverage intake among Chilean preschoolers and adolescents in 2016: A cross-sectional analysis. Nutrients. 2018 Nov 15;10(11). pii: E1767. view full text