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Marney White, PhD, MS

Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences); Associate Professor of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases) and of Psychiatry

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Marney White, PhD, MS

Mailing Address

  • Laboratory of Epidemiology and Public Health, 60 College Street

    New Haven, CT, 06519

    United States

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Biography

Marney A. White, PhD, MS, is a clinical psychologist, specializing in eating and weight disorders. In addition to her appointment as Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Yale School of Public Health, she holds a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry (Yale School of Medicine). Dr. White's research focus is on weight and eating problems, with particular emphasis on the interaction of tobacco use with eating disorders and weight concerns. Current projects include curriculum-based interventions to improve student mental health on college campuses. 

At YSPH she teaches courses in Questionnaire Development (psychometrics) and Behavior Change. She also teaches the undergraduate course in Epidemiology and Public Health at Yale College. 

Education & Training

  • MS
    Yale School of Public Health, Chronic Disease Epidemiology (2009)
  • PhD
    Louisiana State University, Clinical Psychology (2003)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
    Yale University School of Medicine

Activities

  • Nutrition and Body Image in the Caribbean
    Saint Pauls, Saint Kitts and Nevis (2019-2020)
    Assessment of nutrition and body positivity among Caribbean residents
  • Presentation
    Taormina, Italy 2015
  • Presentation
    Salzburg, Austria 2010
  • DSM-IV Psychiatric Disorder Co-morbidity in Binge Eating Disorder
    Montreal, Canada 2009
  • Presentation
    Cancún, Mexico 2009
  • Paper
    Vancouver, Canada 2005

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Distinguished Teaching AwardYale School of Public Health2014

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