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Date:12/19/2013

December 19, 2013 As Mayor Michael Bloomberg's term comes to a close, the latest research conducted by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public indicates that he leaves a legacy of ambitious public health policies from pioneering restrictions on trans fats and smoking to investments in green spaces and bicycle lanes that have improved the health and increased the life expectancy of New Yorkers. The paper takes a behind-the-scenes look at the Bloomberg Administration to evaluate the evidence and build public support for improving health in the citywhich also can serve as a blueprint for health policy in cities across the country.

The researchers interviewed 27 current and former civil servants, elected officials, advocates, and staff of think tanks, and interest groups familiar with Bloomberg-era policies with a focus on the prevention of chronic disease, including trans-fat use in restaurants, transportation policies and tobacco control policies, as well as opponents of the Mayor's policies. The resulting article in the peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research reports on the themes that emerged.

"The notable aspect of the Bloomberg approach is not just the high-profile public health policies but also the way they went about developing, evaluating, and advocating for the policies," says Miriam J. Laugesen, PhD, the article's lead author and assistant professor of Health Policy and Management. "In addition to learning from the policies themselves, urban leaders should look at how those policy decisions were made, particularly how scientific evidence can help make good policy. "

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has a personal interest in public health, and interviewees described him as a "linch pin" for policy and "willing to take risks." However, the Mayor's support was contingent on data. "He was not a cheerleader for all proposals: staff learned that he would scrutinize their data befor
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Contact: Stephanie Berger
sb2247@columbia.edu
212-305-4372
Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health
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