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Kelly C. Allison, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
3535 Market St., Suite 3029
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309
Office: 215-898-7314
Fax: 215-898-2878
B.A. (Psychology)
University of Notre Dame, 1995.
M.A. (Clinical Psychology)
Miami University, Oxford, OH, 1997.
Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)
Miami University, Oxford, OH, 2000.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Researcher, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2000-2001.
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Selected Publications

Allison KC, Wu J, Spitzer JC, McCuen-Wurst C, Ashare RL, Tewksbury C, LaGrotte CA, Wadden TA, Williams NN, Sarwer DB: Changes in eating behaviors and their relation to weight change 6 and 12 months after bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery 33(3): 733-742, 2023.

Allison KC, Chao AM, Bruzas MB, McCuen-Wurst C, Jones E, McAllister C, Gruber K, Berkowitz RI, Wadden TA, Tronieri JS: A pilot randomized controlled trial of liraglutide 3.0 mg for binge eating disorder. Obesity Science and Practice 9(2): 127-136, 2023.

Burkbauer L, Goldbach M, Huang C, Bharani T, Adekeye A, Lewandowski J, Allison K, Krouse R, Tchou J.: Awareness of link between obesity and breast cancer risk is associated with willingness to participate in weight loss intervention. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 194(3): 541-550, 2022.

Schulte EM, Kral TVE, Allison KC: A cross-sectional examination of reported changes to weight, eating, and activity behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic among United States adults with food addiction. Appetite 168: 105740, 2022.

Veronda AC, Allison KC, Crosby RD, Irish LA: Development and validation of the Chrononutrition Profile – Diary. Eating Behaviors 45: 101625, 2022.

Bruzas MB, Tronieri JS, Chao AM, Jones E, McAllister C, Gruber K, McCuen-Wurst C, Berkowitz RI, Wadden TA, Allison KC: Binge size and loss of control as correlates of eating behavior and psychopathology among individuals with binge eating disorder and higher weight. Journal of Behavioral Medicine 45(5): 603-612, 2022.

Chao AM, Abene J, Allison KC, Pearl RL, Wadden TA, Williams NN, Tronieri JS: Binge eating disorder and eating self-efficacy in adults seeking bariatric surgery. Clinical Obesity 12(4): e12531, 2022.

Steinberg Weiss M, Roe AH, Allison KC, Dodson WC, Kris-Etherton PM, Kunselman AR, Stetter CM, Williams NI, Gnatuk CL, Estes SJ, Sarwer DB, Coutifaris C, Legro RS, Dokras A. : Lifestyle modifications alone or combined with hormonal contraceptives improve sexual dysfunction in women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Fertility & Sterility 115(2): 474-482, 2021.

Beauchamp MT, Allison KC, Lundgren JD: The nature of night eating syndrome: using network analysis to understand unique symptomological relationships. International Journal of Eating Disorders 54(5): 733-744, 2021.

Asch DA, Buresh J, Allison KC, Islam N, Sheils NE, Doshi JA, Werner RM: Trends in US patients receiving care for eating disorders and other common behavioral health conditions before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. JAMA Network Open 4(11): e2134913, 2021.

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Last updated: 04/21/2023
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