- PhD, West Virginia University, 2018
- MS, Yale School of Public Health, 2015
- MPH, Yale School of Public Health, 2011
- BA, Vanderbilt University, 2009
Claydon, E.A., DeFazio, C., Zullig, K.J., Lilly, C.L. (2020). Life Satisfaction Among a Clinical Eating Disorder Population. Journal of Eating Disorders, 8 (53). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40337-020-00326-z
Claydon, E.A. & Zullig, K.J. (2020). Eating disorders and academic performance among college students. Journal of American College Health. 68:3, 320-325 https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2018.1549556
Claydon, E.A., Zullig, K.J., Lilly, C.L., Cottrell, L., Davidov, D.M., Zerwas, S.C. (2020). An Exploratory Study of a Questionnaire on the Intergenerational Transmission of Dieting Behavior within an Eating Disorder Population. Eating and Weight Disorders, 25. 1171-1181. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-019-00745-1
Claydon, E.A., Zullig, K.J., Lilly, C.L., Zerwas, S.C., Davidov, D.M., Cottrell, L., & White, M.A. (2019). An Exploratory Study on the Intergenerational Transmission of Obesity & Dieting Proneness. Eating and Weight Disorders. 24(1), 97–105. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40519-018-0478-1
Claydon, E.A., Davidov, D.M., Zullig, K.J., Lilly, C.L., Zerwas, S.C., Cottrell, L. (2018). Waking up every day in a body that is not yours: A qualitative research inquiry on the intersection between eating disorders and pregnancy. BMC Pregnancy & Childbirth, 18(463), 1-13.
Claydon, E., Zerwas, S., Callinan, L., Smith, M.V. (2016). Parental reflective functioning among mothers with ED symptomatology. Eating Behaviors, 23, 141-144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eatbeh.2016.09.002
Claydon, E., Austin, A., Smith, M.V. (2016). Linking obesity prevention and mental health promotion in community based participatory research with low-income, minority women. Community Mental Health Journal, 52(4), 395-398.https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-015-9915-z
Zerwas, S.C. & Claydon, E. Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan: From Menstruation to Menopause. (pp. 237-261) In Barnes, D.L., ed. (2014). Women’s reproductive mental health across the lifespan. New York: Springer Publishing.
WVU School of Public Health Social & Behavioral Sciences Departmental Award, May 2018
WVU Health Sciences Center (HSC) Rising Star, April 2018
WVU Foundation Distinguished Doctoral Scholarship, December 2017
Velma Miller Women’s Studies Graduate Scholar Award, West Virginia University, May 2017
Provost Scholarship 2016-2017 Academic Year, West Virginia University
Provost Summer Fellowship, Summer 2016, West Virginia University
Muliebrity Prize for promoting gender equity, Vanderbilt University, 2009
Vanderbilt Peabody Honor Scholar, 2006-2009
Toyota Scholarship, 2005-2009
About Elizabeth Claydon
Elizabeth Claydon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, where she teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate level courses. She received a dual BA in Child Development and Medicine, Health, and Society from Vanderbilt, which started her interest in public health. She then pursued an MPH and Master of Science at Yale, focusing her research on obesity and eating disorder prevention. Dr. Claydon received her Doctorate in Social and Behavioral Sciences from West Virginia University in May 2018. Her dissertation work focused on preventing the intergenerational transmission of eating disorders and dieting behavior, in both community and clinical populations. Dr. Claydon’s research also involved a qualitative piece on the intersection between pregnancy and eating disorders. She is continuing this research agenda by educating health care professionals about eating disorders and weight stigma. Dr. Claydon is also starting to research the intersection between intimate partner violence and eating disorders. For service, Dr. Claydon acts as the Faculty Advisor for the Gamma Mu Chapter of the Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society and is a member of the West Virginia University Council for Women’s Concerns.