Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD

Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD

Name: Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Medical and Clinical Psychology
Title: 
Professor
Faculty Rank: 
Full Professor
Location: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Eating disorders, obesity, children and adolescents

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-1482

Education

Postdoctoral NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, 2003 - 2006
Fellowship Unit on Growth and Obesity, DEB, NICHD
Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship TAGL009655

Ph.D. CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, 2003
Clinical Psychology
(APA Accredited)
Emphasis: Pediatric Overweight and Disordered Eating

Predoctoral NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH, 2002 - 2003
Clinical Unit on Growth and Obesity, DEB, NICHD
Internship Psychotherapy component provided at Children’s National Medical Center, Department of Adolescent Medicine

M.A. CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA, 2000
Clinical Psychology
Comprehensive Examination Area: Personality Theory and Disorders

Predoctoral YALE UNIVERSITY, 1992 - 1996
Research Internship Emphasis: Eating and Weight Disorders

B.A. UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER, 1987
English

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • 2016 The Obesity Society Lilly Scientific Achievement Award
  • 2015 Uniformed Services University Hébert Impact Award
  • 2010 Uniformed Services University Leonard Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
  • 2006 Annual Early Career Investigator Best Paper Award, International Journal of Eating Disorders/Wiley InterScience
  • 2005 Fellows Award for Research Excellence, NICHD, NIH (
  • 2018 Mentor, The Obesity Society George A. Bray Master’s Thesis Award (M. Byrne)
  • 2017 Mentor, Award of the 2017 Board of Regents (J. Bakalar)
  • 2016 Mentor, Henry M. Jackson Foundation Fellowship (L. Shank)
  • 2016 Mentor, Academy of Eating Disorders Early Career Scholarship (N. Burke)
  • 2014 Mentor, The Obesity Society Early Career Investigator Award (R. Radin)

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