Healthy Living Research Project
Robert A Carels
Robert A. Carels, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Office Phone: (419) 372-9405
I am an Associate Professor of Psychology at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. I received my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill working with Donald Baucom. I completed my Clinical Internship at the University of North Carolina Hospital. Also, I completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiovascular behavioral medicine at Duke University Medical Center working under James Blumenthal and Andrew Sherwood.
I am married (Wendy) and have 3 small children: Nathan , Bethany , Hannah .
My labs' ongoing research includes weight loss and weight loss maintenance interventions that apply a stepped-care approach to the treatment of obesity. Our research also focuses on the psychological, behavioral, and physiological predictors of successful weight loss and maintenance.