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About Elizabeth O'Connor, Behavioral Health Psychologist

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Elizabeth O’Connor is a behavioral health psychologist whose current research focuses on systematic evidence reviews and review methodology, with a focus on behavioral health topics such as depression, suicide, obesity, and health lifestyle counseling. As an investigator and the associate director of the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center, Dr. O’Connor leads and supervises systematic reviews for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. She has led or participated in several dozen reviews and conducted the quantitative analyses for most of them. In addition, she has written two continuing education modules for the Council for Training in Evidence-based Behavioral Practice. Dr. O’Connor began her tenure at the Center for Health Research with a stint as a research analyst in 1988, and then earned her master’s degree and PhD in psychology from the University of Houston. Upon completion of her internship and her postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology at the Portland VA Medical Center, she rejoined CHR in 1996.

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