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Nov 02, 2016 CVP Director Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, CVP Core Faculty Alicia Fernandez, and CVP staff Joanne Penko, Pam Coxson, and former CVP staff Antoinette Mason recently had a paper published in PLOS Medicine assessing the projected impact of Mexico's Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. You can access the article here: Projected Impact of Mexico's Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Policy on Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Modeling Study

Nov 28, 2016 CVP is sponsoring a first-of-its-kind Promoting Research in Social Media and Health Symposium (PRISM Health Symposium) on Friday, December 2, 2016. The PRISM Health Symposium will bring together 60-80 researchers from across academia and industry who are actively engaged in social media and health-related research. Special thanks to CVP Core Faculty and Director of the Health Information Technology Program Urmimala Sarkar, CVP Associate Faculty Courtney Lyles, and CVP staff Gem Le who are members of the PRISM Health Planning Committee. Missed the symposium? Check out the presentation slides here and photos from the day here.

Nov 30, 2016 CHARM collaborator Pamela Ling’s creative work to reduce smoking among hipsters was recently featured in the NIH News Briefing and on KQED. Dr. Ling has worked with a marketing agency to create an anti-smoking brand called “Commune” that specifically targets hipsters through strategic social branding. Her work is also a part of the recently launched San Francisco Cancer Initiative. Read more here and here.

Nov 30, 2016 CVP Core Faculty Margot Kushel recently had a perspective paper published in The New England Journal of Medicine discussing the way permanent supportive housing for homeless people is framed in public discourse. You can access the article here: Permanent Supportive Housing for Homeless People—Reframing the Debate.

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