Roles and Interests
Clinical supervisor for practicum students at the Pacific Psychology Clinic conducting psychotherapy from an integrative CBT perspective
Supervise thesis and dissertation research
Core Faculty, Health Psychology Track; Affiliated Faculty, Latino Bilingual Track
Clinical and research interests: eating disorders and obesity with emphasis on adults; binge eating; bariatric surgery; prevention/early intervention of eating disorders and obesity; obesity stigma; health promotion; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Latino psychology
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo., 2003
MA, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., 1997
BA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisc., 1993
Predoctoral Internship, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, Wisc., 2003
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., 2005
Previous Relevant Work Experience
Assistant Professor and Director of the Psychological and Behavioral Health Service for the Surgical Weight Reduction Program, Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), 2006-2010
Academy of Eating Disorders (AED)
Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)
King, W. C., Kalarchian, M. A., Steffen, K. J., Elder, K. A., Wolfe, B. M., Mitchell, J. E. (2013). Associations between physical activity and mental health among bariatric surgical candidates. The Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 74, 161-169.
Mitchell, J. E., Selzer, F., Kalarchian, M. A., Devlin, M. J., Strain, G., Elder, K. A., Marcus, M. D., Wonderlich, S., Christian, N. J., & Yanovski, S. Z. (2012). Psychopathology prior to surgery in the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-3 (LABS-3)psychosocial study. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.
King, W. C., Engel, S. G., Elder, K. A., Chapman, W. H., Eid, G. M., Wolfe, B. M., Belle, & S. H. (2012). Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.
Elder, K. A., Paris, M., Añez, L. M., & Grilo, C. M. (2008). Loss of control over eating is associated with eating disorder psychopathology in a community sample of Latinas. Eating Behaviors, 9, 501-503.
Elder, K. A., & Wolfe, B. M. (2007). Bariatric surgery: A review of procedures and outcomes. Gastroenterology, 132, 2253-2271.
Elder, K. A., & Grilo, C. M. (2007). The Spanish language version of the eating disorder questionnaire: Comparison with the Spanish language version of the eating disorder examination and test-retest reliability. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 45, 1369-1377.
Elder, K. A., Grilo, C. M., Masheb, R. M., Rothschild, B. S., Burke-Martindale, C. H., & Brody M. (2006). Comparison of two self-report instruments for assessing binge eating in bariatric surgery candidates. Behaviour Research & Therapy, 44, 545-560.
Grilo, C. M., Lozano, C., & Elder, K. A. (2005). Inter-rater and test-retest reliability of the Spanish language version of the eating disorder examination interview: Clinical and research implications. Journal of Psychiatric Practice, 11, 231-240.
Striegel-Moore, R. H., Wilson, G. T., Wilfley, D. E., Elder, K. A., & Brownell, K. D. (1998). Binge eating in an obese community sample. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 23, 27-37.