Nichole Kelly, PhD

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Nichole Kelly, PhD

Evergreen Associate Professor, Department of Counseling Psychology and Human Services

Professor Kelly’s research interests are in eating behaviors, body image beliefs, weight stigma, and chronic disease risk. She has specific interests in cognitive and emotional mechanisms for eating behaviors associated with poor mental health and increased chronic disease risk. Her program of research utilizes a diverse array of research methods including experimental paradigms; test meals; dietary recalls; neuropsychological evaluations; ecological momentary assessments; eye-tracking; and actigraphy. Ultimately, her program of research aims to inform the development and evaluation of culturally-informed theories and interventions for the equitable promotion of health and well-being. 

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