Courtney Simpson


Doctoral Student
Counseling Program

Research lab: Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development

Faculty adviser: Suzanne Mazzeo, Ph.D.

I completed my bachelor's degree in psychology at Whitworth University in the spring of 2013, and I joined the doctoral program in counseling psychology at VCU in the fall of 2013. My research interests include the etiological overlap between eating disorders and obesity. More specifically, I am interested in understanding the sociocultural factors that contribute to these conditions and the development and implementation of community interventions that prevent the spectrum of weight-related disorders. 


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