Wayne State University

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Elizabeth Towner, Ph.D.
Title
Assistant Professor, Full-time
Phone
313-577-1080

6135 Woodward
iBio Building

Links of Interest

 Dr. Towner's publications and current grants coming soon.

Education Training

Courses Taught over the Last 2 Years

Pediatric residents, small group instruction:
Specific topics: behavioral correlates of obesity during preschool years, how to talk with families about pediatric obesity, and behavioral strategies for improving adherence to lifestyle recommendations for treatment of obesity in preschoolers

Pediatric psychology interns, small group instruction:
“Work/Life Balance During Internship”
“Treatment of Obesity in Preschoolers”

Diabetes and Obesity Team Science (DOTs) graduate scholars program: Lecture on the Science of Team Science and Facilitating development of team science skills

Education

O’Grady Residency in Pediatric Psychology - 2008-2009
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
APA Accredited

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan - 2006-2009
Graduate: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
APA Accredited

Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan - 2003-2006
Graduate: M.S. in Clinical Behavioral Psychology
APA Accredited
The George Washington University, Washington DC - 1998- 2002
Undergraduate: B.S. in Psychology (Honors)

Postgraduate Training

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Obesity - 2012-2013
The Weight Control & Diabetes Research Center/The Miriam Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Cardiovascular Behavioral Medicine - 2011-2012
The Miriam Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

T32 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Child Behavior & Nutrition - 2009-2011
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Cincinnati, Ohio