Stephanie Wallio, PhD

Professor, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Department of Psychology


Area of Expertise:
• Health Behavior Change
• Obesity
• Adjustment to Illness and Disability

• Ph.D., University of Kansas
• M.A., University of Kansas
• B.S. & B.A., University of Iowa

Caregiver Physical Health and Protective Factors against Child Abuse and Neglect

Selected Publications:
• Non-pharmacological Approaches to Pain and System Management (chapter in End of Life Issues, Grief and Bereavement: What Clinicians Need to Know, Wiley Publishing, 2011)
• Comprehensive Pain Assessment: the Integration of Biopsychosocial principles (chapter in Behavioral and Psychopharmacologic Pain Management, Cambridge University Press, 2010)
• The Health Benefits on Optimism (chapter in Positive Psychology: the Science of Human Flourishing, Praeger Perspectives, 2008)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Co-Instructor, University of Kansas Medical Center
• Instructor, University of Kansas

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