Michael Long is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the Milken Institute School of Public Health at The George Washington University. Dr. Long conducts research at the intersection of obesity epidemiology and quantitative policy analysis with the goal of identifying cost-effective and politically feasible policy solutions to reverse the obesity epidemic. He is currently working on the Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost Effectiveness Study (CHOICES) project led by Steve Gortmaker, which is evaluating the cost-effectiveness of more than 40 policy and programmatic approaches to prevent childhood obesity in the United States. He earned his Doctor of Science degree from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Sciences, a Master of Public Health degree from the Yale School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics from Princeton University.