Carlos M Grilo PhD

Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology; Director, Program for Obesity Weight and Eating Research (POWER)

Biographical Info

Carlos M. Grilo, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Program for Obesity, Weight, and Eating Research (POWER) at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Grilo is also Professor of Psychology at Yale University. Dr. Grilo completed his undergraduate education at Brown University (1983) and received his PhD in clinical psychology from the University of Pittsburgh (1991). Following an internship (1990) and a fellowship (1991) at the Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital and postdoctoral training at Yale University (1992), Dr. Grilo joined the faculty at Yale University. Dr. Grilo served as Director of Psychology at the Yale Psychiatric Institute 1993-2000. His primary research focus is on eating disorders and obesity and his secondary interests include personality disorders and psychopathology. Dr. Grilo has been the recipient of numerous research grants and has served as Principal Investigator on nine grants from the National Institutes of Health including a K24 Mid-Career Investigator Award in Eating and Weight Disorders. Dr. Grilo currently serves on the editorial boards of seven professional journals and is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. Dr. Grilo has published over 350 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Education & Training

University of Pittsburgh (1991)
Clinical Psychology Harvard Medical School
Clinical Psychology Harvard Medical School

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