Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Patrick M. O'Neil, Ph.D.
O’Neil is an Associate Editor of the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases and a member of the Editorial Boards of the journals Obesity (formerly Obesity Research), Eating Behaviors and International Journal of Obesity. He is a longstanding active member of The Obesity Society (formerly NAASO), and has served as Councilor, Vice-President, President-Elect and President. He is a former member of the Committee on Military Nutrition Research of the Institute of Medicine.
Closer to home, O’Neil served as a member of the Scientific Council of the South Carolina Nutrition Research Consortium throughout its existence. He is a former member and Chair of the South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology, and Past President of the South Carolina Academy of Professional Psychologists. Since 2001, he has been a member of Town Council of the Town of Sullivan’s Island, and before that was a member and Chair of the Town’s Planning Commission.
|Clinical and/or Research Expertise|
obesity, weight loss, weight management, clinical research, clinical trials, psychology