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Hollie A. Raynor

Department of Nutrition


San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Major: Food and Nutrition
Bachelor of Science, 1992

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville Medical Center, Knoxville, TN 
Clinical Nutrition Internship
Registered Dietitian Eligibility, 1994

The University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Attended: 1993-1996
Graduate Studies in Public Health Nutrition
Master of Science, 1995

State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Attended: 1996-2003
Graduate Studies in Clinical Psychology (APA Approved)
Doctorate of Philosophy, 2003
Brown University, Providence, RI
Behavioral Medicine Track, Obesity and Weight Control Research Internship Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Internship (APA Approved)
Completed: 2003

Research Area:

Behavioral weight control interventions for children and adults; dietary factors that impact on energy regulation, reinforcing value of food

Research Description:

Dr. Raynor’s research interests are in combining her nutrition and psychology training, by investigating eating regulation, specifically factors that affect satiation, and behavioral interventions for obesity.  She is interested in eating regulation in both adults and children, and in examining factors that affect choices in eating behavior.  Her specific areas of interest have involved examining dietary variety, portion size, and the reinforcing value of food on food intake. 

Dr. Hollie A. Raynor

Contact Information:

Department of Nutrition
1215 W. Cumberland Avenue
341 JHB
Knoxville, TN 37996-1920
Phone: 865-974-6259
Fax: 865-974-3491

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