Donald Williamson, Ph.D.
John Stauffer McIlhenny Professorship in Nutrition
Assoc Exec Dir for Scientific Affairs and CSO
Ph.D., Memphis State University, 1978, Clinical Psychology
Dr. Williamson’s area of research interest involves obesity and eating disorders. He also conducts some basic research with humans on eating behavior and attitudes about body size, health, and illness.
White MA, Martin PD, Newton RL, Walden HM, York-Crowe EE, Gordon ST, Ryan DH, Williamson DA. Mediators of weight loss in a family-based intervention presented over the internet. Obes Res. 2004 Jul;12(7):1050-9
Williamson DA, Allen HR, Martin PD, Alfonso A, Gerald B, Hunt A. Digital photography: a new method for estimating food intake in cafeteria settings. Eat Weight Disord. 2004 Mar;9(1):24-8
Whisenhunt BL, Williamson DA, Netemeyer RG, Andrews C. Health risks, past usage, and intention to use weight loss products in normal weight women with high and low body dysphoria. Eat Weight Disord. 2003 Jun;8(2):114-23
White MA, Kohlmaier JR, Varnado-Sullivan P, Williamson DA. Racial/ethnic differences in weight concerns: protective and risk factors for the development of eating disorders and obesity among adolescent females. Eat Weight Disord. 2003 Mar;8(1):20-5
Williamson DA, Allen HR, Martin PD, Alfonso AJ, Gerald B, Hunt A. Comparison of digital photography to weighed and visual estimation of portion sizes. J Am Diet Assoc. 2003 Sep;103(9):1139-45