Robin Masheb PhD

Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Divinity; Director of Education, Pain, Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities & Education (PRIME) Center; Associate Director, Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Psychology Section; Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale

Research Interests

Pain; obesity; eating disorders; cognitive-behavioral therapy; empirically-supported treatments; health behavior change; body image more...


  • B.S., Tufts University, 1988
  • Ph.D., St. John's University, 1997

Selected Publications

  • Masheb RM, Lutes LD, Kim HM, Holleman RG, Goodrich DE, Janney CA, Kirsh S, Richardson CR, Damschroder LJ. High frequency binge eating predicts weight gain among veterans receiving behavioral weight loss treatments. Obesity, in press. [PubMed – in process]
  • 86. Masheb RM, Grilo CM, Rolls BJ. A randomized controlled trial for obesity and binge eating disorder: Low-energy-density dietary counseling and cognitive behavioral therapy. Behav Res Ther. 2011, 49, 821-829. PMCID: PMC3223390
  • Masheb RM, White MA. Bulimia nervosa in overweight and normal weight women. Comprehensive Psychiatry. 2012, 53, 181-186. PMCID: PMC3154451



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