Our work

Our work has addressed issues regarding obesity stigma and gender and eating disordered behavior. Our most recent trial conducted at Temple recruited primarily African-American women.

  1. *Eneva, KT, *Murray, S, *Yiu, A, *O’Garro-Moore, J, Alloy, LB, Avena, NM, Chen EY (2017). Reward and Punishment Sensitivity and Disordered Eating Behaviors in Men and Women. The Journal of Eating Disorders. 16;5:6. doi: 10.1186/s40337-017-0138-2.
  2. *Fettich, KC, & Chen, EY, (2012). Coping with obesity stigma affects depressed mood in African-American and Caucasian candidates for bariatric surgery. 20 (5): 1118-1121. DOI: 10.1038/oby.2012.12.
  3. Chen, EY, & *Brown, M. (2005) Obesity Stigma in Sexual Relationships. Obesity 13: 1393-1397. doi: 10.1038/oby.2005.
  4. Chen, EY, Olino, TM, Conklin, CJ, Mohamed, FB, Hoge, WS, Foster, GD. On behalf of the GN-BO study group (Genetic and Neural Biomarkers of Obesity) study group: Arlt, J., Murray, S., Eneva, K.T., Yiu, A., VanderVeur, S.S., Lent, M., Tewsbury, C., Kidd, K., Kidd, J & Newberg, A.. (2017). Genetic and neural predictors of Behavior Weight Loss. A preliminary study. Obesity. 25(1), 66-75. DOI: 10.1002/oby.21691.

Diversity resources at Temple

IDEAL: The Office of Institutional Diversity, Equality, Advocacy and Leadership



Diversity resources at NIH

NINDs diversity awards