Denise Wilfley, PhD

Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine

Dr. Wilfley’s research centers on the causes, prevention and treatment of eating disorders and obesity among children, adolescents and adults.

Her current research programs include:

  • The classification, characterization, assessment and risk factors of eating and weight disorders
  • The development of effective treatments for individuals suffering from eating disorders and obesity
  • The development of innovative and cost-effective methods for early intervention and prevention of eating disorders and obesity