Lynn Silver, Researcher
Lynn Silver is a pediatrician and public health expert who serves as senior advisor at PHI, coordinating the prevention policy group. She works to enhance and strengthen PHI’s portfolio of programs in prevention of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the US and globally.
Chronic Disease Prevention, Communicable Disease Prevention, Healthy Communities
Cannabis, Nutrition & Food Security, Physical Activity, Population Health, School-based Efforts
Coalition & Network Building, Evaluation, Health Education & Promotion, Outreach & Dissemination, Public Policy Advocacy, Public Policy Development, Research – Survey
- 10M pieces of personal protective equipment delivered in CA and WA
- 1.7M low-cost N95s sourced from China in just 3 weeks
- 1.5M California residents protected by taxes that Sugar Alert helped to pass
- Sugar Alert: San Francisco & San Jose
This project was originally designed to assess the impact of the San Francisco warning label law. After the passage of the San Francisco SSB tax, and blockage in the courts of the warning label law, it shifted to evaluate the soda tax. This study has followed a cohort of San Francisco and San Jose residents from before the tax to two years afterward, examining beverage consumption, knowledge, attitudes and other issues.