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C. Alix Timko

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Roberts Center for Pediatric Research
2716 South Street, 8-212
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 267-426-5467
Education:
BS (Psychology/German)
St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY, 1996.
MA (Clinical Health Psychology)
MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA, 2000.
PhD (Clinical Psychology)
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern - Clinical Psychology, Center for Counseling and Student Development, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2002-2003.
Postdoctoral Fellow - Psychology, The Renfrew Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2004.
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Selected Publications

Sieke, E.H., Carlson, J.L., Lock, J., Timko, C.A., Neumark-Sztainer, D., Peebles, R.: To meat or not to meat: disordered eating and vegetarian status in university students. Eating and Weight Disorders Page: 1-7, May 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s40519-021-01202-8 [e-pub ahead of print]

Timko, C.A., Bhattacharya, A., Fitzpatrick, K.K., Howe, H., Rodriguez, D., Mears, C., Heckert, K., Ubel, P.A., Ehrenreich-May, J. and Peebles, R.: The shifting perspectives study protocol: Cognitive remediation therapy as an adjunctive treatment to family based treatment for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. Contemporary Clinical Trials 103: 106313, April 2021 Notes: doi:10.1016/j.cct.2021.106313 [e-pub ahead of print]

Timko, C.A., Herrington, J.D., Bhattacharya, A., Kuschner, E., Yerys, B. : Caregiver Report of Executive functioning in adolescent females with anorexia nervosa or autism spectrum disorder. Frontiers in Psychology 11(3611), February 2021 Notes: available on-line only. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.586264.

Amutah, C., Petsis, D., Fields, N.F., Wood, S., Timko, C.A., Akers, A.Y.: Effect of Prior Adverse Reproductive Health Outcomes on Young Women's Engagement in a Health Coaching Intervention to Improve Contraceptive Continuation. Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology 34(5): 732-738, 2021 Notes: DOI: 10.1016/j.jpag.2021.02.003.

Gorrell, S., Nagata, J.M., Bell Hill, K., Carlson, J.L., Shain, A.F., Wilson, J., Timko, C.A., Hardy, K., Lock, J., Peebles, R.: Eating Behavior and Reasons for Exercise Among Competitive Collegiate Male Athletes. Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity 26(1): 75-83, 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s40519-019-00819-0.

Fields, NF; Wood, S; Amutah, C; Timko, CA; Petsis, D; Akers, AY: Identifying Opportunities to Discuss Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis During Contraceptive Coaching Discussions with Urban Adolescent Women. Journal of Adolescent Health 69(5): 824-830, 2021 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2021.04.031.

Heiss, S., Timko, C.A., Hormes, J.M. : Confirmatory factor analysis of the EDE-Q in vegans and omnivores: Support for the brief three factor model Eating Behaviors 39: 101447, December 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2020.101447.

Benau, E.,Wiatrowski, R., Timko, C.A.: Difficulties in emotion regulation, alexithymia, and social phobia are associated with disordered eating in male and female undergraduate athletes Frontiers in Psychology. online only. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01646 (eds.). 11: 1646, July 2020.

Timko, C.A., Fitzpatrick, K.K., Goulazian, T., Kirby, D., Parks, E., Morrow, L., Scharko, A.M., Peebles, R. : Implementing a Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial on a Medical Inpatient Unit Utilizing Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 27: 226-234, June 2020 Notes: doi: 10.1007/s10880-020-09704-w.

Benau, E.; Plumhoff, J.; Timko, C.A.: Women’s dieting goals (weight loss, weight maintenance, or not dieting) predict exercise motivation, goals, and engagement in undergraduate women: A Self-Determination Theory framework. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology. 17(6): 553-567, 2019 Notes: doi: 10.1080/1612197X.2017.1421683.

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