Janet Schebendach, PhD

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Overview

Dr. Schebendach is a registered dietitian with over 20 years of clinical and research experience in the treatment of eating disorders.

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at CUMC

Gender

  • Female

Research

Research interests include eating behavior, dietary energy density, diet variety, taste perception (fat, sweet, and 6-n-propylthiouracil), energy metabolism, and behavioral economics.

Research Interests

  • Eating Diisorders

Grants

LONGITUDINAL ASSESSMENT OF NEURAL CIRCUITS IN ADOLESCENTS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Apr 7 2017 - Mar 31 2022

CLINICAL AND TRANSLATIONAL SCIENCE AWARD (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - May 31 2021

CSFNEUROPEPTIDE, HORMONAL AND METABOLOMIC ANALYSIS IN HUMAN ENERGY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2017 - Jul 31 2020

COGNITIVE SKILLS TRAINING TO IMPROVE VOCATIONAL OUTCOME IN HOMELESS YOUTH (Federal Gov)

Jul 18 2012 - Oct 31 2015

OLANZAPINE VERSUS PLACEBO FOR OUTPAITENTS WITH ANOREXIA NERVOS (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2010 - May 31 2015

TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH ON EATING DISORDERS: REWARD SYSTEMS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Feb 28 2014

METABOLIC ADAPTATION AND CHANGES IN CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CIRCUITRY IN WEIGHT-PERTURBED C57BL/6J MICE (Private)

Jun 16 2008 - Nov 30 2013

BODY COMPOSITION STUDIES AND EATING BEHAVIOR (Private)

Aug 22 2013 - Nov 21 2013

WEIGHTSUPPRESSION, DIETING AND BULIMIA NERVOSA: A BIOBEHAVIORAL STUDY (Federal Gov)

Aug 1 2012 - Sep 30 2013

FUNCTIONAL IMAGING AND EATING BEHAVIOR AMONG FTO GENOTYES IN PRE-OBESE CHILDREN (Federal Gov)

Sep 24 2012 - Aug 31 2013

COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 3 2007 - May 31 2013

EXCITATORY CONTROLS OF EATING IN EATING DISORDERS (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2005 - Jun 30 2011

ADDRESSING FEAR OF FOOD IN ANOREXIA NERVOSA (Federal Gov)

Sep 28 2007 - Jul 31 2010

Selected Publications

  • Schebendach J, Broft A, Foltin RW, Walsh BT: Can the reinforcing value of food be measured in bulimia nervosa?. Appetite 2013;62: 70-75
  • Schebendach J, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia A, Walsh BT. : Dietary energy density and diet variety as risk factors for relapse in anorexia nervosa: A replication. . International Journal of Eating Disorders 2012;45 (1): 79-84
  • Schebendach JE, Porter KJ, Wolper C, Walsh BT, Mayer LE. : Accuracy of self-reported energy intake in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa compared with obese and normal weight individuals. . International Journal of Eating Disorders 2012;45(4): 570-574
  • Schebendach J, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia A, Contento IR, Wolf RL, Walsh BT. : Food choice and diet variety in weight-restored patients with anorexia nervosa. . Journal of the American Dietetic Association 2011;111(5): 732-736
  • Schebendach JE, Mayer LE, Devlin MJ, Attia E, Contento IR, Wolf RL, Walsh BT.: Dietary energy density and diet variety as predictors of outcome in anorexia nervosa. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008;87(4): 810-816