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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

Negi, S., Benau, E., Strowger, M., Grammer, A.C., Timko, C.A. : Internalization of appearance ideals and not religiosity indirectly impacts the relationship between acculturation and disordered eating risk in South and South-East Asian women living in the United States. Frontiers in Psychology 2022 (in press).

Timko,C.A.; Dennis, N.J.; Mears, C.; Rodriguez, D.; Fitzpatrick, K.K.; Peebles, R.: Post-traumatic stress symptoms in parents of adolescents hospitalized with anorexia nervosa. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment & Prevention 2022 (in press).

Susanin, A., Cooper, M., Makara, A., Kuschner, E.S., Timko, C.A.: Autistic Characteristics in Youth with Anorexia Nervosa Before and After Treatment. European Eating Disorder Review June 2022 Notes: doi:10.1002/erv.2937.

Akers, A.Y., Skolnik, A., DiFiore, G., Harding, J., Timko, C.A.: Feasibility study of a health coaching intervention to improve contraceptive continuation in adolescent and young adult women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health March 2022 Notes: doi.org/10.1363/psrh.12188 [e-Pub ahead of Print]

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.

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