Welcome to the Timko Research Group. We are a dynamic research lab in the Perelman School of Medicine housed at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Research in our lab examines a range of topics related to eating disorders and malnutrition. Browse around and reach out with interest or questions.
*** If you are a graduate student in the Philadelphia area, we are still accepting applications for year-long research assistant positions starting in Fall 2022. ***
For further information regarding applying to be an unpaid research assistant, please click the "How to Join Our Lab" drop-down option under "Join Us."
The EDATP is Hiring!
We are hiring! We are looking for a part-time psychologist to work with us on the Shifting Perspectives study. It is a 2 year position. The psychologist will see patients in a clinical trial (FBT and CRT) and also assist with manuscript and grant prep.
Excited by this announcement and really want to join us but need a full time position? Reach out! Our outpatient program is hiring, too. We can work it out!
Love this announcement and want to start tomorrow? Master’s level clinician? Reach out! The position is listed as a psychologist AND we would love to talk to interested master’s level clinicians, post-docs, etc. More opportunities are coming so stay tuned…
Post-traumatic stress symptoms in parents of adolescents hospitalized with Anorexia nervosa
Saturday, August 6, 2022
Timko, C. A., Dennis, N. J., Mears, C., Rodriguez, D., Fitzpatrick, K. K., & Peebles, R. (2022). Post-traumatic stress symptoms in parents of adolescents hospitalized with Anorexia nervosa. Eating disorders, 1–13. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/10640266.2022.2099604
Autistic Characteristics in Youth with Anorexia Nervosa Before and After Treatment
Sunday, July 3, 2022
Susanin, A., Cooper, M., Makara, A., Kuschner, E. S., & Timko, C. A. (2022). Autistic characteristics in youth with anorexia nervosa before and after treatment. European Eating Disorders Review, 1–7. https://doi.org/10. 1002/erv.2937
Internalization of Appearance Ideals and Not Religiosity Indirectly Impacts the Relationship Between Acculturation and Disordered Eating Risk in South and Southeast Asian Women Living in the United States
Monday, July 18, 2022
Negi S, Benau EM, Strowger M, Grammer AC, & Timko CA (2022). Internalization of Appearance Ideals and Not Religiosity Indirectly Impacts the Relationship Between Acculturation and Disordered Eating Risk in South and Southeast Asian Women Living in the United States. Front. Psychol. 13:843717. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.843717