Rachel Kolko, M.A.
Washington University Dissertation Fellow, 2013-2014
T32 Predoctoral Research Fellow, 2010-2013
Rachel Kolko is a sixth year graduate student in the clinical psychology doctoral program at Washington University in St. Louis. Rachel received her B.A. in Psychology from Brown University in 2008. Her research interests include the prevention and treatment of obesity and eating disorders in children, adolescents, and families, especially in the interface between weight-related behavior and anxious/depressive symptomatology. In addition, she is interested in dissemination and implementation science related to increasing access to evidence-based care for obesity and eating disorders, including the evaluation and optimization of approaches for training providers to deliver effective services. Rachel is currently in the Clinical Psychology Internship Program through the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.