Tiffany Stewart, Ph.D.

Director, Behavior Technology Laboratory: Eating Disorders & Obesity/ Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Body Evolution Technologies

Assistant Professor

Department/Laboratory:
Behavior Technology Laboratory:Eating Disorders and Obesity
Phone:
(225) 763-2554
 
Fax:
(225) 763-3022
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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 2002, Clinical Psychology
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1999, Clinical Psychology
B.S., Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 1996, Psychology

Laboratory Website
http://labs.pbrc.edu/btl/

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Dr. Stewart directs a research program that focuses on body image, eating disorders, and obesity, with a focus on the assessment, treatment, and prevention of these issues. Dr. Stewart’s work includes the development and testing of technologically based assessment and intervention programs for body image, eating disorders, and weight management. Currently, she is principle investigator of research studies that investigate the impact of body image treatment programs, the impact of eating disorder prevention programs in female collegiate athletes, and the effectiveness of technologically advanced weight management programs for the United States Army.

Dr. Stewart co-founded Body Evolution Technologies, a digital media company, to further research and commercial efforts in these areas, including body image, eating disorder and weight management technology. Body Evolution is a company principally formed to commercialize evidence-based health technology.

Website: Emer.ge. If you are interested in the Body Morph Assessment, please contact Dr. Stewart.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Stewart, T.M., Bachand, A., Han, H., Ryan, D., Bray, G.A., & Williamson, D.A. (in press). Body image changes associated with participation in an intensive lifestyle weight loss intervention. Obesity. NIHMSID: NIHMS250514

Stewart, T.M., Han, H., Ryan, D.H., Newton, R.L. Jr., & Williamson, D.A. (2011). H.E.A.L.T.H.: Efficacy of an Internet/Population-based Behavioral Weight Management Program for the U.S. Army. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 5, 178-187.

Stewart, T. M., Allen, H. R., Han, H. & Williamson, D. A. The Development of the Body Morph Assessment Version 2.0 (BMA 2.0): Tests of Reliability and Validity. (2009). Body Image 6(2), 67-94.

Stewart, T.M., May, S., Allen, H.R., Bathalon, G.P., LaVergne, G., Sigrist, L., Ryan, D.H., & Williamson, D.A. (2008). Development of an Internet/Population-based weight management program for the U.S. Army. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2(1), 116-126.

Stewart, T.M. and Williamson, D.A. Multidisciplinary Treatment of Eating Disorder Structure and Costs of Treatment. Behavior Modification, 2004.

Stewart, T.M. and Williamson, D.A. Multidisciplinary Treatment of Eating Disorders II: Primary Goals and Content of Treatment, A Mindful Approach. Behavior Modification, 2004.

Stewart, T.M. (2004). Light on Body Image Treatment: Acceptance through Mindfulness. Behavior Modification, 28(6), 783-811. ^ top