Dr. Janelle Wilder Coughlin is a licensed psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and holds Associate Faculty appointments in the Department of Oncology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research. She is the Director of Obesity Behavioral Medicine at Johns Hopkins where she provides psychological services to individuals with obesity and comorbid health conditions. Dr. Coughlin specializes in cognitive behavioral treatment of binge eating disorder and other maladaptive eating behaviors associated with obesity. Additionally, she specializes in the behavioral health management of adolescents and adults pursuing metabolic and bariatric surgery. She has served in principal and co-investigator roles on several NIH-funded research trials assessing behavioral weight loss interventions in both efficacy and effectiveness trials and public health initiatives.