Jillon S. Vander Wal, Ph.D.
Professor, Clinical Program; Director of Clinical Graduate Program
Department of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Missouri - Columbia
Vander Wal maintains an active line of research in the areas of eating disorders, obesity and health behaviors.
Labs and Facilities
Eating and Weight Studies Lab
Publications and Media Placements
DuBois, J.M, Chibnall, J.T., Tait, R., & Vander Wal, J.S. (in press). The Professionalism and Integrity in Research Program: Description and preliminary outcomes. Academic Medicine.
Maraldo, T.M., Zhou, W., Dowling, J., & Vander Wal, J.S. (2016). Replication and extension of the dual pathway model of disordered eating: The role of fear of negative evaluation, suggestibility, rumination, and self-compassion. Eating Behaviors, 23, 187-194.
Dubois, J.M., Chibnall, J.T., Tait, R, Vander Wal, J. (2016). Misconduct: Lessons from researcher rehab. Nature, 534, 173-175.
Antes, A.L., Chibnall, J.T., Baldwin, K.A., Tait, R.C., Vander Wal, J.S., & DuBois, J.M. (2016). Making professional decisions in research: Measurement and key predictors. Accountability in Research: Policies and Quality Assurance, 23(5), 288-308.
Dubois, J.M., Chibnall, J.T., Tait, R.C., Vander Wal, J.S., Baldwin, K.A., Antes, A.L., Mumford, M.D. (2015). Professional Decision-Making in Research (PDR): The validity of a new measure. Science and Engineering Ethics, 22(2), 391-416.
Vander Wal, J.S., Maraldo, T., Vercellone, A.C., & Gagne, D.A. (2015). Behavioral interventions for the treatment of night eating syndrome: A pilot study. Appetite, 89, 136-144.
Vander Wal, J.S. (2014). Psychosocial factors in obesity. In Bhave, S.Y. (Ed.) Obesity in Children and Adolescents (pp. 74-81). New Delhi, India: IJCP Group of Publications.
Vander Wal, J.S. (2014). Family factors in obesity. In Bhave, S.Y. (Ed.) Obesity in Children and Adolescents (pp. 15-23). New Delhi, India: IJCP Group of Publications.
Vander Wal, J.S. (2013). The treatment of night eating syndrome: A review and theoretical model. Current Obesity Reports. 3, 137-144.
Wonderlich-Tierney A., Wenzel, K.R., Vander Wal, J.S., & Wang-Hall, J. (2013). Food-related advertisements and food intake among adult men and women. Appetite, 71, 57-62.
Vander Wal, J.S., Huelsing, J., Dubuisson, O., & Dhurandhar, N.V. (2013). An observational study of the association between adenovirus 36 antibody status and weight loss among youth. Obesity Facts, 6, 269-278.
Vander Wal, J.S. (2012). The relationship between body mass index and unhealthy weight control behaviors among adolescents: The role of family and peer social support. Economics and Human Biology, 10, 395-404.
Vander Wal, J.S., Gang, C.H., Griffing, G.T., & Gadde, K.M. (2012). Escitalopram for treatment of night eating syndrome: A 12-week, randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 32(3), 341-345.
Vander Wal, J.S. (2012). Night eating syndrome: A critical review of the literature. Clinical Psychology Review, 32(1), 49-59.