Robin Masheb, PhD

Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Assistant Professor of Divinity; Director of Education, Pain, Research, Informatics, Multimorbidities & Education (PRIME) Center; Associate Director, Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Psychiatry: Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale | Psychology Section | VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Biography

Robin Masheb, PhD is a Research Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System. She is a clinical psychologist specializing in health psychology with expertise in the design and implementation of empirically supported behavioral and cognitive-behavioral treatments for health behavior change and psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Masheb has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has served as PI and investigator on numerous National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants focusing on pain, obesity, and eating disorders. Dr. Masheb also consults for the John B. Pierce Laboratory at Yale, and holds an appointment at the Yale Divinity School where she teaches “Psychopathology and Pastoral Care.”

Education & Training

PhD St. John's University (1997)
BS Tufts University (1988)
Intern Brown University School of Medicine
Postdoctoral Fellow Yale School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • Plenary Speaker for the International Conference on Eating Disorders Academy of Eating Disorders (2011)

  • FellowDivision 38 (Health Psychology), American Psychological Association (2009)

  • Top Reviewer Appetite (2007)

  • Clinical Research Loan Repayment ProgramNational Institutes of Health 2002-2008 (2008)

  • Public Voices FellowshipYale Women Faculty Forum (2013)

Professional Service

  • Psychology Fellow Seminar Yale Psychiatric Institute (1997 - 2000)

  • Psychology Predoctoral Fellow Seminar Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (2000 - 2002)

  • Special Topics in Clinical Psychology, Yale Predoctoral Internship Training Program in Clinical and Community Psychology Department of Psychiatry, Yale School of Medicine (2008 - 2012)

  • Phyllis Bodel Childcare Center Yale School of Medicine (2006 - 2009)

  • Scientific Consensus Meeting on Vulvodynia National Institutes of Health/NICHD (2004)

  • NIH Challenge Grants in Health and Science Research American Recovery and Reinvestment Act National Institutes of Health (2009)

  • Committee for Weight Maintenance of Anorexia Nervosa Canadian Institutes of Health (2008)

  • Committee for RFA on Vulvodynia National Institutes of Health/NICHD (2000)

  • Scientific Conference Program Division 38 (Health Psychology), American Psychological Association (2007 - 2009)

  • Member Connecticut Task Force on Childhood Obesity (2013 - 2014)

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Robin Masheb, PhD
Lab Locations
VA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516
Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER)Congress Place
301 Cedar Street, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
Yale School Of MedicineVA Connecticut Healthcare
950 Campbell Avenue, Ste PRIME Center/11ACSLG

West Haven, CT 06516
Mailing Address
Yale School of MedicineVA Connecticut Healthcare System
950 Campbell Avenue

West Haven, CT 06516

Pain Research, Informatics, Medical Comorbidities and Education (PRIME) Center

Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale