Headshot of Angela Rodriguez
Angela
C
Incollingo Rodriguez
Assistant Professor
Affiliated Department or Office
Psychological Science
Neuroscience
Global Public Health
Education
BA Psychology & Spanish Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 2012
MA Health Psychology University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 2015
PhD Health Psychology University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 2018
Expert Bio

Professor Rodriguez's research program uses a biopsychosocial approach to study health and health behaviors. She conducts research at the intersection of social phenomena (such as weight stigma), biomarkers (such as the stress hormone cortisol), and psychological factors (such as perceived stress and body image). Her work follows two core arcs investigating (1) biopsychosocial predictors and consequences of eating, not eating (i.e. dieting), and obesity; and (2) weight stigma and its consequences for physical and mental health, which she is currently extending into the novel context of pregnancy and postpartum health.

Media Coverage

Postpartum Weight Stigma

NPR

Angela Incollingo Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Psychological & Cognitive Sciences and Neuroscience, spoke with the Southern California NPR station KPCC about weight stigma before and after pregnancy, and its relationship to postpartum depression and social media.

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