Rachel K Conlon, PhD
Education & Training
- Conlon RPK, Wang B, Germeroth LJ, Cheng Y, Buysse DJ, Levine MD. Demographic, pregnancy-related, and health-related factors in association with changes in sleep among pregnant women with overweight or obesity. Int J Behav Med. 2020 May 6. Online ahead of print. PMID: 32378048.
- Levine MD, Emery RL, Kolko Conlon RP, Marcus MD, Germeroth LJ, Salk RH, Cheng Y. Depressive symptoms assessed near the end of pregnancy predict differential response to postpartum smoking relapse prevention intervention. Ann Behav Med. 2020 Jan 24;54(2):119-124. PMID: 31219152.
- Nicol GE, Kolko R, Lenze EJ, Yingling MD, Miller JP, Ricchio AR, Schweiger JA, Findling RL, Wilfley D, Newcomer JW. Adiposity, Hepatic triglyceride, and carotid intima media thickness during behavioral weight loss treatment in antipsychotic-treated youth: A randomized pilot study. J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol. 2019 Aug;29(6):439-447. PMID: 30994376
- Conlon RPK, Hurst KT, Hayes JF, Balantekin KN, Stein RI, Saelens BE, Brown ML, Sheinbein DH, Welch RR, Perri MG, Schechtman KB, Epstein LH, Wilfley DE. Child and parent reports of children's depressive symptoms in relation to children's weight loss response in family-based obesity treatment. Pediatr Obes. 2019 Jul;14(7):e12511. PMID: 30664829
New Research in the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Shows Risk Factors for Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in Early Pregnancy
Excessive gestational weight gain is associated with deleterious health consequences for both mothers and children. However, women who experience excessive gestational weight gain early in their pregnancies are at unique risk for serious health conditions including gestational hypertension, preeclampsia, hyperglycemia, gestational diabetes, and fetal macrosomia. In a recent Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology...