Biographical and Educational Background:
Rebecca L. Rogers, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and an associate professor in the department of psychology at Augusta State University. She earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of North Texas and completed internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Prior to coming to Augusta State , Dr. Rogers was at the Medical University of South Carolina, working with the Weight Management Center and the Eating Disorders Program. Through work at MUSC and through an honorary faculty appointment at the Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Rogers has been involved in medical student and resident education as well as health research.
Clinical and research areas have focused on eating disorders, obesity, exercise, and health services research. Most of her (approximately 50) publications and presentations are in these areas.
Recent and upcoming courses:
Undergraduate: psychology of adjustment, abnormal psychology, health psychology, and clinical psychology, health psychology: south of the border (a study abroad program to Peru , summer 2009)
Graduate: assessment (cognitive) I and behavior pathology
Dr. Rogers' research has primarily involved eating disorders, obesity, and health services research and these continue to be her main research interests. Of particular interest is the chasm among knowledge, attitudes and behavior as applied to various aspects of health and/or health care.