Jennifer Wildes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Eating Disorders Program

5841 S. Maryland Ave., MC 3077
Chicago, IL 60637
Office Phone: (773) 702-9277
Fax: (773) 702-4443

Education & Training

  • B.A., University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 1998
  • M.S., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 1999
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2003
  • Clinical Psychology Internship, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC, Pittsburgh, PA, 2003-2004
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2004-2007

Clinical Interests

  • Treatment of eating disorders in older adolescents and adults
  • Assessment of eating disorders
  • Cognitive behavior therapy
  • Third wave behavior therapies

Research Interests

  • Novel approaches to the classification of eating disorders
  • Predictors of eating disorder expression and maintenance
  • Neurocognitive processes implicated in eating behavior and obesity
  • Development of novel interventions for eating and weight disorders


  • Site Director, Regional Postdoctoral Training Grant in Eating Disorders (T32 MH082761)

Society Memberships

  • Fellow, Academy for Eating Disorders
  • Invited member, Eating Disorders Research Society
  • Member, American Psychological Association
  • Member, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • Member, Association for Psychological Science

Selected Publications

Other Activities

  • President-Elect, Eating Disorders Research Society
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Abnormal Psychology
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Eating Disorders
  • Member, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Digestive Diseases and Nutrition C (DDK-C) Subcommittee