Sonia Y. Angell, MD, MPH; Lynn Dee Silver, MD, MPH; Gail P. Goldstein, MPH; Christine M. Johnson, MBA; Deborah R. Deitcher, MPH; Thomas R. Frieden, MD, MPH; Mary T. Bassett, MD, MPH
Acknowledgment: The authors thank Elliott Marcus, MSSW, and Robert Edman, BSc, of the Department's Bureau of Food Safety and Community Sanitation, as well as all the Bureau's directors and sanitarians for implementation of the work described here. They also thank Wilfredo Lopez, JD; Thomas Merrill, JD; Martha Robinson, JD; and Anna Caffarelli, MHS; the members of the New York City Board of Health; Walter Willett, MD, MPH, DrPH; Colin McCord, MD; and the other staff and interns of the Department whose work was critical to the success of this initiative.
Grant Support: By the City of New York. The American Heart Association provided an educational grant to support the Trans Fat Help Center.
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
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Current Author Addresses: Drs. Angell and Silver, Ms. Goldstein, and Ms. Johnson: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 2 Lafayette Street, 14th Floor, CN-46, New York, NY 10007.
Ms. Deitcher: New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth Street, Room 345, CN-24, New York, NY 10013.
Dr. Frieden: Office of the Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, Northeast, Mailstop D-14, Atlanta, GA 30333.
Dr. Bassett: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, 650 Fifth Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10019.
Angell SY, Silver LD, Goldstein GP, et al. Cholesterol Control Beyond the Clinic: New York City's Trans Fat Restriction. Ann Intern Med. 2009;151:129–134. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-151-2-200907210-00010
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