Rachel K Conlon, PhD

Rachel K Conlon, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Contact Details

3811 O'Hara St.

Education & Training

Clinical Psychology, Washington University, St. Louis
Clinical Psychology, UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital
Clinical Psychology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Research Interests

Obesity and eating disorders; Children, pregnant women and families; Intervention development and delivery
Selected Research Publications & Products
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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
  4. 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

Clinical Interests

Obesity and weight management; Eating disorders

Education Interests

Obesity and weight management; Eating disorders; Behavioral medicine