Marissa A. Gowey, PhD

Facility
Gastroenterology;Hepatology and Nutition Services
Children's Title
Assistant Professor
Academic Title
Assistant Professor
Credentials
PhD
Associated Programs
Weight Management
Gender
Female
Other Titles
Clinical Psychologist
Primary Address
1600 7th Avenue South, McWane Bldg., Suite 5604, Dearth Tower
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Clinic Phone Number
205-638-9918
Clinic Fax Number
205-638-6418
County
Jefferson
Secondary Address
1600 7th Ave. S.
McWane Bldg., Suite 5604 Dearth Tower
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Office Phone Number
205-638-9918
Fax
205-638-9919
Undergraduate
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Graduate
University of Florida
Internship
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham; Obesity Research
Interests
Pediatric weight management, pediatric psychology
Certification
Licensed Psychologist (Alabama) #2094
Professional Organizations
American Psychological Association (APA); Society for Pediatric Psychology (SPP); The Obesity Society (TOS); Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
Honors and Awards
2005 – 2008 Dean’s List, University of Minnesota; 2007 Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology; 2008 Phi Kappa Phi, All-Discipline Academic Honor Society; 2008 Phi Beta Kappa, Liberal Arts and Sciences Honor Society; 2008 High Distinction, B.A. in Psychology, University of Minnesota; 2011 University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions Outstanding Research Award; 2011,12,13 University of Florida Center for Pediatric Psychology and Family Studies Research Grant Award; 2013,14 University of Florida Office of Research Travel Grant; 2013,14 University of Florida Graduate Student Council Travel Award; 2014 Society of Pediatric Psychology Outstanding Student Poster Award; 2015 Society of Pediatric Psychology Outstanding Student Poster Award; 2016 University of Alabama at Birmingham Postdoctoral Research Day Best Oral Presentation Award, Second Place ; 2016 University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Creativity is a Decision Award, Postdoctoral Award Recipient ; 2017 University of Alabama at Birmingham Postdoctoral Research Day Best Oral Presentation Award, Second Place ; 2017 – 2018 University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center’s Named New Investigator
Notable Publications and Presentations
1. Gowey, M.A., Lim, C.S., Dutton, G.R., Silverstein, J., Dumont-Driscoll, M., & Janicke, D.M. Executive function and dysregulated eating behaviors in pediatric obesity. (2017). Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 1-12. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsx091
2. Utzinger, L., Gowey, M.A., Zeller, M., Jenkins, T., Engel, S., Rofey, D., Inge, T., & Mitchell, J. on behalf of the Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (Teen-LABS) Consortium. (2016). Loss of control eating and eating disorders in adolescents before bariatric surgery. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 49(10), 947-952.
3. Gowey, M.A., Reiter-Purtill, J., Becnel, J., Peugh, J., Mitchell, J., & Zeller, M. for the TeenView Study Group. (2016). Weight-related correlates of dysregulation in adolescent and young adult (AYA) females with severe obesity. Appetite, 99, 211-218. DOI:10.1016/j.appet.2016.01.020
4. Gowey, M.A., Lim, C.S., Clifford, L.M., & Janicke, D.M. (2014). Disordered eating and health-related quality of life in overweight and obese children. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 39(5), 552-561.
5. Gowey, M. A., & Chandler-Laney, P. C. (2018). Children's food and satiety responsiveness in association with post-prandial glucose following a standardized liquid meal. Clinical obesity, 8(1), 39-42.
Physician Type
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
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