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Genna Hymowitz, PhD
  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Stony Brook University
  • Centereach, NY USA


I am a clinical psychologist and the Director of Bariatric and Weight Loss Psychology within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health at Stony Brook University. I have worked in the area of bariatric surgery for the past 12 years. My research is focused on psychosocial factors associated with obesity and outcomes of bariatric surgery. Additionally, I am the chair of the NY State ASMBS Integrated Health Board and immediate past chair of the ASMBS IH Multidisciplinary Care Committee.