Translational Research Fellows

Dr. Suzanne Mazzeo

Director of the Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology

800 W Franklin, Rm 204 Phone: (804) 827-1708 Email:


  • Eating disorders
  • Obesity
  • Role of culture on eating behaviors


Suzanne Mazzeo, PhD, is Director of the Counseling Psychology program in the Department of Psychology at VCU.  Her research interests are in the areas of eating disorders and obesity. Specifically, she examines the interaction of genetic and environmental factors on eating behaviors. She is particularly interested in understanding more about environmental factors that influence expression of genetic predispositions to eating problems. She is also interested in the role of culture on eating behaviors, and in developing culturally competent interventions to promote healthy eating and exercising behaviors.

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