OHSU

Katherine Elder, Ph.D.

Katherine Elder, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
OHSU Department of Surgery

Degree:
Ph.D.

Education:
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Wesleyan University
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, University of Colorado-Boulder
University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, APA Accredited Internship in Clinical Psychology
Yale University Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Eating Disorders and Obesity Research.

Activities:
Clinical
Research
Education

Biography:
Obesity
Eating disorders
Bariatric surgery a
ssessment, and treatment of eating disorders and obesity
Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Multicultural psychology (Latino psychology)

Preferred Method of Contact: e-mail elderk@ohsu.edu

Who should patients contact to schedule/inquire about appointments?
Dept of Psychiatry Intake (Dept of Surgery, CHH 503-418-9525, for bariatric surgery evaluations)

Current Extramurally Funded Research:

U01 DK066555 04S1 (Elder K – PI) 1/01/2007 – 8/31/2009
Bariatric Surgery Clinical Research Consortium: Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS); Psychological Issues in Bariatric Surgery: Research Supplement to LABS Role: PI

NIH U01 DK06644-04 (Wolfe – PI) 9/1/2005 – 8/31/2009
Bariatric Surgery Clinical Research Consortium: Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS). The goal of the LABS study is to systematically evaluate bariatric surgery and its role in the understanding of obesity and its complications at 6 Clinical Centers. LABS will evaluate short and long-term outcome following bariatric surgery. Role: Co-I

(PI: Mitchell, J.)NIH Administrative Supplement for Drug Abuse Research as a Part of the Longitudinal Assessment on Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Studies; Substance Abuse and Dependence and Other Addictive Behaviors after Bariatric Surgery; submitted to NIDA February 2009. Role: Co-I

Links to research/website page:
N/A

Keywords:
Adults
Adolescents
Psychotherapy-CBT
Assessment
Medical Illnesses (Obesity)
Behavioral Health/Health Psychology
OHSU Psychologist

Other:
Obesity
eating disorders
bariatric surgery
weight loss
binge eating
emotional eating
compulsive eating
Latino