Faculty

Jena Shaw Tronieri, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry
Graduate Group Affiliations

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
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 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

Ghanbari E* & Tronieri JS: The effect of initial and long-term weight loss on sleep quality and stress. Society of Behavioral Medicine, 42nd Annual Meeting 2021 Notes: Submitted for poster presentation.

Allison KC, Chao AM, Bruzas MB, McCuen-Wurst C, Jones E, McAllister C, Grubber K, Berkowitz RI, Wadden TA, Tronieri JS: Randomized controlled trial of liraglutide 3.0 mg for binge eating disorder (BED). Obesity Week, the Obesity Society Annual Meeting, online Nov 2020 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Bruzas MB, Tronieri JS, Chao AM, Jones E, McAllister C, Gruber K, McCuen-Wurst C, Berkowitz RI, Wadden TA, Allison KC: Sleep quality and depression in treatment-seeking adults with binge eating disorder (BED). Obesity Week, the Obesity Society Annual Meeting, online Nov 2020 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Chao AM, Zhou Y, Gupta SR, Pearl RL, Tronieri JS, Wadden TA, Williams NN, Allison KC: A comparison of dieting and weight histories in patients with and without binge eating disorder. Obesity Week, the Obesity Society Annual Meeting, online Nov 2020 Notes: Accepted for poster presentation.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Bach C, Tronieri JS, Berkowitz RI: Six-month follow-up from a randomized controlled trial of the Weight BIAS Program. Obesity (Silver Spring) Page: Online ahead of print, Aug 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1002/oby.22931.

Tronieri JS, Wadden TA, Walsh O, Berkowitz RI, Alamuddin N, Chao AM: Measures of adherence as predictors of early and total weight loss with intensive behavioral therapy for obesity combined with liraglutide 3.0 mg. Behaviour Research and Therapy 131, Aug 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2020.103639. Epub 2020 May 13.

Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Bach C, Gruber K, Leonard S, Walsh OA, Tronieri JS, Berkowitz RI: Effects of a cognitive-behavioral intervention targeting weight stigma: A randomized controlled trial. J Consult Clin Psychol 88(5): 470-480, May 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1037/ccp0000480.

Ghanbari EG*, Ward A, Tronieri JS: The effect of a biomedical explanation on uncertainty and unpleasantness of pain. 41st Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA/Online April 2020 Notes: Poster presentation.

Wadden TA, Tronieri JS, Sugimoto D, Lund MT, Auerbach P, Jensen C, Rubino D: Liraglutide 3.0 mg and intensive behavioral therapy (IBT) for obesity in primary care: the SCALE IBT randomized controlled trial. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) 28(3): 529-36, Mar 2020 Notes: DOI: 10.1002/oby.22726.

Tronieri JS, Wadden TA, Walsh OA, Berkowitz RI, Alamuddin N, Gruber KA, Leonard S, Bakizada Z, Chao AM: Effects of liraglutide on appetite, food preoccupation, and food liking: Results of a randomized controlled trial International Journal of Obesity 44(2): 353-361, Feb 2020 Notes: (Online 2019), DOI: 10.1038/s41366-019-0348-6.

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Last updated: 11/05/2020
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