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Bethany Sallinen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Child and Behavioral Health


Dr. Sallinen is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases and the Division of Child Behavioral Health at the University of Michigan. Dr. Sallinen earned her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the University of Maine. She completed her residency and fellowship in child clinical and pediatric psychology at the University of Florida. During her fellowship, Dr. Sallinen specialized in pediatric weight management. Her research interests include treatment and prevention of pediatric obesity, psychosocial issues and family functioning in pediatric obesity, and health promotion.