Jena Shaw Tronieri

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Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Clinical Services, Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Weight and Eating Disorders
Department of Psychiatry
Perelman School of Medicine
at the University of Pennsylvania
3535 Market St., 3rd floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-5045
Graduate Group Affiliations
Education:
BA (Anthropology, Spanish)
Franklin & Marshall College, 2005.
MS (Clinical Psychology)
Drexel University, 2012.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
Drexel University, 2015.
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Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Tronieri’s research focuses on identifying individual predictors of weight loss success and improving weight outcomes for patients with obesity. She is also interested in evaluating acceptance-based treatments for weight and eating disorders and in bariatric surgery outcomes. In her clinical work, Dr. Tronieri provides behavioral weight control therapy in both individual and groups settings.

Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Tronieri’s research focuses on identifying individual predictors of weight loss success and improving weight outcomes for patients with obesity. She is also interested in evaluating acceptance-based treatments for weight and eating disorders and in bariatric surgery outcomes.

Selected Publications

Chao AM, Wadden TA, Tronieri JS, Berkowitz RI: Alcohol consumption and weight loss during an intensive lifestyle intervention. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN November 2018 Notes: Accepted for oral presentation.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Walton K, Allison KC, Tronieri JS, Williams NN: Health or appearance? Factors motivating the decision to seek bariatric surgery. In Masters Course in Behavioral Health Session. The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN November 2018 Notes: Accepted for Oral presentation.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Tronieri JS, Berkowitz RI, Chao AM, Alamuddin N, Leonard SM, Carvajal R, Bakizada ZM, Pinkasavage E, Gruber KA, Walsh OA, Alfaris N: Short- and Long-Term Changes in Health-Related Quality of Life with Weight Loss: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 26(6): 985-991, Jun 2018.

Glassman LH, Kuster AT, Shaw JA, Forman EM, Izzetoglu M, Matteucci A, Herbert JD: Erratum to: The relationship between dorsolateral prefrontal activation and speech performance-based social anxiety using functional near infrared spectroscopy. Brain imaging and behavior 12(3): 917, Jun 2018.

Tronieri JS, Wadden TA, Chao AM, Pearl RL, Alamuddin N, Berkowitz RI: Early Weight Loss in Behavioral Treatment Predicts Later Rate of Weight Loss and Response to Pharmacotherapy. Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine May 2018.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Tronieri JS, Chao AM, Alamuddin N, Berkowitz RI: Everyday discrimination in a racially diverse sample of patients with obesity. Clinical obesity 8(2): 140-146, Apr 2018.

Dallal D, Tronieri JS, Manasse S, Forman E: Development of a measure of values clarity and its association with weight change over time in a behavioral weight loss program. The Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA April 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Tronieri JS, Wadden TA, Chao AM, Pearl RL, Alamuddin N, Berkowitz RI: Is early weight loss a treatment-specific or general predictor of weight loss success. The Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA April 2018 Notes: Poster presentation.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Shaw Tronieri J, Chao AM, Alamuddin N, Bakizada ZM, Pinkasavage E, Berkowitz RI: Sociocultural and Familial Factors Associated with Weight Bias Internalization. Obesity facts 11(2): 157-164, Apr 2018.

Shaw Tronieri J, Wadden TA, Berkowitz RI, Chao AM, Pearl RL, Alamuddin N, Leonard SM, Carvajal R, Bakizada ZM, Pinkasavage E, Gruber KA, Walsh OA, Alfaris N: A Randomized Trial of Lorcaserin and Lifestyle Counseling for Maintaining Weight Loss Achieved with a Low-Calorie Diet. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 26(2): 299-309, Feb 2018.

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Last updated: 08/07/2018
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