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Members

  • Van Den Berg, Patricia, PhD

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    Assistant Professor

    Division: Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
    Department: Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Email: pavanden@utmb.edu
    Phone: 409.772.3997
    Fax: 409.747.5129

    Bio
Biography

Obesity; disordered eating behaviors (i.e., chronic dieting, laxative use, vomiting), eating disorders; body image as a risk factor for physical and mental health outcomes such as inadequate physical activity and eating disorders; sociocultural influences on problematic eating-and weight-related behaviors and body image, including family, peer, and media influences on eating and activity; weight teasing; weight bias

Education

  • B.A., 1994, University of California, Berkeley, California
  • M.A., 2001, Universityof South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Ph.D., 2005, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • M.P.H., 2008, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota