Lauren G. Block is the Lippert Professor of Marketing. She received her Ph.D. in marketing from Columbia University. Dr. Block’s work is primarily in areas of food well-being, health-persuasion, and perceptions of product efficacy. Her research includes how best to use marketing tools, like food labeling and product packaging, to facilitate healthier food and lifestyle decisions. Current research also focuses on understanding the product-related and contextual influences that drive consumer judgments of the efficacy of pharmacological products. Her work in these areas has been published in our field’s major journals, such as Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research and the Journal of Consumer Research.