Kristin Schneider, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
College of Health Professions
Room 2.666
Building: HSB
Phone: 847.578.3311
Fax: 847.578.8765
Connect with Dr. Schneider on Twitter: @DrKrisSchneider

Dr. Schneider will be considering student applications for the 2015/2016 academic year.  
Do you have questions regarding the admission process or what it is like working with Dr. Schneider? E-mail current graduate students Daniel Kern at and Jacey Keeney at to gain a student’s perspective.


Schneider, K.L., Murphy, D., Ferrara, C., Oleski, J., Panza,E., Savage, C., Gada,K., Bozzella, B., Olendzki, E., Kern, D. & Lemon, S.C. (in press). An online social network to increase walking in dog owners: a randomized trial. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise.

Waring, M.E., Schneider, K.L., Appelhans, B.M., Busch,A.M., Whited, M.C., Rodrigues, S., Lemon, S.C., Pagoto, S.L.(2014). Early-treatment weight loss predicts 6-month weight loss in women with obesity and depression: implications for stepped care. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 76 (5)

Lemon, S. C., Schneider, K.L., Wang ML,Liu, Q., Magner, R., Estabrook, B., Druker, S. & Pbert, L.(2014). Weight Loss Motivations: A Latent Class Analysis Approach. American Journal of Health Behavior, 38(4):605-613.

Schneider, K.L., Busch, A.M., Whited, M.C., Appelhans, B.M., Waring, M.E., & Pagoto, S.L. (2013). Assessing depression in obese women: an examination of two commonly-used measures. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 75(5):425-30. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychores.2013.08.015

Schneider, K.L., Andrews, C. Hovey, K.M., Seguin, R.A., Manini, T., LaMonte, M.J., Margolis, K.L., Waring, M.E., Ning,Y., Sims, S., Ma,Y., Ockene, J., Stefanick, M.L. and Pagoto, S.L. (2014). Change in physical activity after a diabetes diagnosis: opportunity for intervention. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise,46,(1), 84–91.

Pagoto, S.L., Schneider, K.L.,  Jojic, M., Debiasse, M.A. & Mann, D.M. How Evidence-Based Are Weight Loss Mobile Apps? (2013) American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 45(5):576-82. PMID: 24139770

Pagoto, S.L., Schneider, KL., Smith, B. & Bauman, M. (2014). The Adoption and Spread of a Core Strengthening Challenge Through an Online Social Network. Journal of Physical Activity & Health, 11(3),648-53.

Spring, B., Schneider, K., McFadden, H.G.,Vaughn, J., Kozak, A.T., Smith, M., Moller, A.C., Epstein, L.H., DeMott, A., Hedeker, D., Siddique, J., Lloyd-Jones, D.M. (2012). Multiple Behavior Change in Diet and Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial Using Mobile Technology. Archives of Internal Medicine, 172(10):789-796.

Schneider, K.L., Panza, E., Appelhans, B. M., Whited, M.C., Oleski, J. & Pagoto, S.L. (2012). The Emotional Eating Scale: Can a self-report measure predict observed emotional eating?. Appetite, 58, 563–566.

Pagoto, S.L., Schneider, K.L., Oleski, J., Luciani, J., Bodenlos, J., and Whited, M. (2012). Male Inclusion in Randomized Controlled Trials of Lifestyle Weight Loss Interventions. Obesity, 20(6):1234-9.

Schneider, K.L., Sullivan, J.C. & Pagoto, S.L., (2011). Translation of the Diabetes Prevention Program into a Community Mental Health Organization for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness: A Case Study. Translational and Behavioral Medicine, 1 (3) 453-460. doi: 10.1007/s13142-011-0053-z

Ockene, J.K., Schneider, K.L., Lemon, S.C. & Ockene, I.S. (2011). Can we improve Adherence to Preventive Therapies for Cardiovascular Health? Circulation, 124(11), 1276-1282.

Appelhans, B. M., Whited, M.C., Schneider, K.L., & Pagoto, S.L. (2011). Time to abandon the notion of personal choice in dietary counseling for obesity? Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111(8):1130-6. PMID: 21802557

Schneider, K.L., Pagoto, S.L., Handschin, B., Panza, E., Bakke, S., Liu, Q., Blendea, M., Ockene, I.S. & Ma, Y. (2011). Design and methods for a pilot randomized clinical trial involving exercise and behavioral activation to treat comorbid type 2 diabetes and major depressive disorder. Mental Health & Physical Activity, 4, 13-21.

Pagoto, S.L., Schneider, K.L., Oleski, J., Bodenlos, J. & Ma, Y. (2010). The Sunless Study: A Beach Randomized Trial of a Skin Cancer Prevention Intervention Promoting Sunless Tanning. Archives of Dermatology, 146 (9), 979-984.

Schneider, K.L., Appelhans, B. M., Whited, M.C., Oleski, J. & Pagoto, S.L. (2010). Trait anxiety, but not trait anger, predisposes obese individuals to emotional eating. Appetite, 55,701-706.

Spring, B., Schneider, K., McFadden, H.G.,Vaughn, J., Kozak, A.T., Smith, M., Moller, A.C., Epstein, L., Russell, S.W., DeMott, A. and Hedeker, D. (2010). Make Better Choices (MBC): Study design of a randomized controlled trial testing optimal technology-supported change in multiple diet and physical activity risk behaviors. BMC Public Health, 10, 586.

Schneider, K.L., Hedeker, D., Bailey, K.C., Cook, J.W. & Spring, B. (2010). A comment on analyzing addictive behaviors over time. Nicotine and Tobacco Research, 12 (4),445-448.

Schneider, K.L., Spring, B. and Pagoto, S.L. (2009). Exercise and Energy Intake in Overweight, Sedentary Individuals. Eating Behaviors,10, 29-35.
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