ODA header image

News & Events

Where's the outrage?

by Paul S. Casamassimo, DDS, MS, FAAPD, FRCSEd - Guest Columnist
8/1/2017
ODA Today

In the Sunday, July 23, 2017 “New York Times” (NYT), reporter Sheila Kaplan front-paged the relationship of the new CDC Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald with Coca Cola, which yielded a million dollars to fight childhood obesity, a childhood health ill squarely attributed to consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages. Public health advocates were ready to question the propriety of her willingness to take Coca Cola’s philanthropy to fund a CDC effort to reduce childhood obesity.

This is…

This content is restricted to members only. Please login to access this information


If you are not an ODA member, you may join now.

Already an ODA member but don’t have a web account? Activate.