Home HealthTopics Health Centers Reference Library Research
Join us on Facebook Join us on Facebook Share on Facebook

Carolyn E Ievers-Landis, PhD
Associate Professor
Division of Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics & Psychology
Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Carolyn E. Ievers-Landis, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Rainbow Babies & Children's (RB&C;) Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and a licensed clinical psychologist. She is an expert in pediatric obesity, behavioral sleep medicine, and more generally in pediatric psychology. She is currently a Co-Principal Investigator and the psychologist with the hospital-affiliated weight-loss program, Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight. She provides outpatient therapy in clinics at RB&C; Hospital for the behavioral treatment of children who are obese. She is currently the Co-Guest Editor for a special issue on pediatric obesity of the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics. She is a Co-I on the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded IMPACT study (part of an NIH consortium), which is a randomized, controlled trial comparing three behavioral interventions targeting the child and family to reduce obesity in urban youth.

Dr. Ievers-Landis has an extensive research background due to having served as a PI and Co-I on a number of NIH and foundation grants, including a career developmental award (K23) on dietary adherence for children with chronic conditions, multi-site studies, and a consortium (COPTR). She also has had interdisciplinary experience in pediatric obesity on local and multi-site research projects (the NIH-funded Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes in Adolescents and Youth [TODAY] study and Transdisciplinary Research in Energetics and Cancer [TREC]). She has had two TREC-related pilot studies funded through the National Cancer Institute with a focus on pediatric lifestyle factors related to pediatric obesity.