Featured Contributor – Janet Latner, PhD

Janet Latner

Janet D. Latner, PhD

Janet D. Latner, PhD, (BA, Yale University; MA, PhD, Rutgers University) is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Dr. Latner has authored over 70 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on eating disorders and obesity.  Her research is focused on weight bias and the amelioration of suffering of individuals with weight and eating issues.  She studies the diagnosis, maintenance, treatment, and self-help treatment of obesity and eating disturbances, and on improving the long-term maintenance of weight loss through self-help and continuing care.  Visit University of Hawaii at Manoa for more information about Dr. Latner.