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, Pearl RL , Alamuddin N, Leonard SM, Bakizada ZM, Pinkasavage E, Gruber KA, Walsh OA, Berkowitz RI, Alfaris N, and Tronieri JS: A randomized controlled trial of lorcaserin and lifestyle counselling for weight loss maintenance: changes in emotion- and stress-related eating, food cravings and appetite. Clinical Obesity 8: 383–390, Dec 2018.

Chao A M, Wadden T A, Pearl R L, Alamuddin N, Leonard S M, Bakizada Z M, Pinkasavage E, Gruber K A, Walsh O A, Berkowitz R I, Alfaris N, Tronieri J S: A randomized controlled trial of lorcaserin and lifestyle counselling for weight loss maintenance: changes in emotion- and stress-related eating, food cravings and appetite. Clinical obesity 8(6): 383-390, Dec 2018.

Wadden Thomas A, Walsh Olivia A, Berkowitz Robert I, Chao Ariana M, Alamuddin Naji, Gruber Kathryn, Leonard Sharon, Mugler Kimberly, Bakizada Zayna, Tronieri Jena Shaw: Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity Combined with Liraglutide 3.0 mg: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) Nov 2018.

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.

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 Rebecca L, Wadden Thomas A, Allison Kelly C, Chao Ariana M, Alamuddin Naji, Berkowitz Robert I, Walsh Olivia, Tronieri Jena Shaw: Causal Attributions for Obesity Among Patients Seeking Surgical Versus Behavioral/Pharmacological Weight Loss Treatment. Obesity surgery 28(11): 3724-3728, Nov 2018.

Chao Ariana M, Wadden Thomas A, Tronieri Jena Shaw, Berkowitz Robert I: Alcohol Intake and Weight Loss During Intensive Lifestyle Intervention for Adults with Overweight or Obesity and Diabetes. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.) Nov 2018.

Pearl Rebecca L, Wadden Thomas A, Chao Ariana M, Walsh Olivia, Alamuddin Naji, Berkowitz Robert I, Tronieri Jena Shaw: Weight Bias Internalization and Long-Term Weight Loss in Patients With Obesity. Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine Oct 2018.

Pearl Rebecca L, Walton Kaylah, Allison Kelly C, Tronieri Jena Shaw, Wadden Thomas A: Preference for People-First Language Among Patients Seeking Bariatric Surgery. JAMA surgery Sep 2018.

Pearl RL; Walton K; Allison KC; Tronieri JS; Wadden TA: Preference for people-first language among patients seeking bariatric surgery. JAMA Surgery Page: E1:E2, September 2018 Notes: doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2018.2702.

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Last updated: 11/16/2018
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