Denise Wilfley, Ph.D.

Denise Wilfley, Ph.D.

causes, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents, and adults

Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychological & Brain Sciences
Director

Weight Management & Eating Disorders Program

  • Keywords
    causes, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents, and adults

  • Research
    Dr. Wilfley's program of research centers on the causes, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents, and adults. Current programs of research include: (1) the classification, characterization, assessment, and risk factors of eating and weight disorders; (2) the development of effective treatments for individuals suffering from eating disorders and obesity; and (3) the development of innovative and cost-effective methods for early intervention and prevention of eating disorders and obesity.