Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale

Mission

The Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (P.O.W.E.R.) studies eating behaviors and cognitions in overweight individuals in order to develop improved treatments for outcomes related to eating disorders and obesity.   
Our research is nationally recognized, and we have active studies in the following areas:

  • Binge eating
  • Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
  • Pharmacology
  • Brain imaging (fMRI)
  • Laboratory Studies
  • Nutrition Studies
  • Comorbidity Studies
  • Smoking and impulse-control disorders
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Assessment
  • Veteran Studies

Who is eligible?

Treatment and non-treatment seeking individuals who are overweight or obese.

Leadership

Yale Faculty

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Rachel Barnes, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

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Carlos Grilo, PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology

Director, Program for Obesity Weight and Eating Research (POWER)

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Valentina Ivezaj, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry

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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

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Peter Morgan, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry

Associate Director, Cocaine Research Clinic

Medical Director, Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic

President, Medical and Professional Staff of Connecticut Mental Health Center

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Marney White, PhD, MS

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and Research Scientist in and Associate Research Scientist in Psychology

Contact Us

For more information about the clinic and our research programs, please call 203-737-5537

Location

Yale School of Medicine
Congress Place
301 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT  06519


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