Talks and Oral Presentations

(* indicates an APPEAR student)

2021

Burke, N. L., Hazzard, V., Schaefer, L. M., Simone, M., O’Flynn, J., & Rodgers, R. F.  Socioeconomic Status and Eating Disorder Risk: At the Intersections of Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and Race/Ethnicity. September 2021, Eating Disorders Research Society Annual Meeting (Virtual)

Campagna, J.* Runquist, E.*, Fiuza, A.*, Hayes, G.*, Sharma, A.*, Coburn-Sanderson, A.*, Zimmerman,E., & Rodgers, R.F. An Exploration of the Physical and Emotional Dimensions of Breastfeeding through the Lens of the Developmental Theory of Embodiment. July 2021. Appearance Matters Conference (Virtual).

Lowy, A.S.* Franko, D. L., Webb, J., & Rodgers, R. F. Body appreciation, body dissatisfaction, and internalization of body ideals in Black women. July 2021. Appearance Matters Conference (Virtual).

Rodgers, R.F., Berry, R.*, * Carrard, I. Cognitive reappraisal of age-related physical changes: A potential protective factor for body image among older women. July 2021. Appearance Matters Conference (Virtual).

Burke, N.L., Hazzard, V., Schaefer, L.M., & Rodgers, R. F. Beyond the boxes: Towards incorporating intersectionality into eating disorders research. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual). (Workshop).

Campagna, J.*, Piran, N., Rizzo, C., & Rodgers, R.F. Exploring associations between dimensions of positive embodiment and negative impacts of social media use. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Cunningham, M., Murray, S., Pinkus, R.T., Griffiths, S., Rodgers, R.F., Trompeter, N., Mitchison, D., Lavender, J.M., Ganson, K.T., & Nagata, J.M. The “not-so-healthy” pursuit: An examination of the links between the drive for toned muscularity and eating and exercise psychopathology in women. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Lowy, A. S.*, Jhe, G., Franko, D.L., Webb, J.B., & Rodgers, R. F. Associations among internalization of cultural beauty ideals, body dissatisfaction, drive for muscularity, and dietary restraint in racially/ethnically diverse women. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Fischer, L.* & Rodgers, R. F. Exploring sociocultural influences on fear of fat: A path analysis. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Fiuza, A.* & Rodgers, R.F. Twenty seconds a day: The impact of TikTok diet culture content on young women. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Ganson, K. T.*, Murray, S., Rodgers, R.F., & Nagata, J. Trends and correlates of fasting among U.S. college students: 2016-2020. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Laveway, K.* & Rodgers, R.F. Facing the Age of Botox: Anti-aging procedures and endorsement of the youthful ideal among midlife women. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Paxton, S., Rodgers, R.F., McLean, S., Slater, A., Gordon, C., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M. & Jarman, H. Evaluation of a universal social media literacy intervention for body dissatisfaction and disordered eating in early adolescents. June 2021. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

2020

Rodgers, R.F., Wellness Inc. An exploration of media, marketing and food industry influence on food choices and risk for eating disorder development. Invited Plenary presentation, International Conference on Eating Disorders, (Virtual), June 2020.

Dondzilo, L., Rodgers, R. F.,Turnbull , G., & Bell, J. Approach motivation for the muscular ideal: A risk factor for male body dissatisfaction. June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Purakayastha, A.*, Berry, R.*, Campagna., J.*,& Rodgers, R. F. , Reel2Real: A pilot trial of a social media literacy intervention for young adult women in the US. June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Lowy, A.*, Franko, D. L., Webb, J., & Rodgers, R. F.Internalization of beauty ideals and eating pathology in Black and White women: The differences are not completely black and white.June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Ando, K.*, Giorgianni, F.*, Danthinne, E.*, & Rodgers, R. F. Sources of Pressures and Positivity: Exploring Body Image and Body Positivity among Japanese Young Women. June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Bujold, H.*, Kodama, E.*, Lowy, A.*, & Rodgers, R. F. Beauty Unedited: the effects of filtered and “unedited” selfies on body image. June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

Campagna, J.,* Fiuza, A.*, Runquist, E.*, Sharma, A.*, Hayes, G.*, Coburn-Sanderson, A.*, Zimmerman, E., & Rodgers, R. F. Understanding the peri-pregnancy period through the framework of the Developmental Theory of Embodiment. June 2020. International Conference on Eating Disorders (Virtual).

2019

Campagna, J.*, Berry, R.* & Rodgers, R.F.  Is that a real body or a reel body? Investigating the effects of a video that exposes enhancement techniques used on social media. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

Fischer, L.E.*, Berry, R.* & Rodgers, R.F. Exploring the relationship between existential anxiety, weight-related experiential avoidance, and disordered eating. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

Attawala, R., Campagna, J.*, Richard, C. & Rodgers, R.F. Materialistic much? A study on the relationship between materialism and poor body image in women and men. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

O’Flynn, J. L.*, Gordon, A. R., & Rodgers, R. F.  Eating Disorders and Intersectionality: Disordered Eating Symptoms at the Intersection of Sexual Orientation and Ethnicity. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

Lowy, A. S.*, Cook, E. S.*, Osei-Kuffour, E., White, M., Zhang, K., Yamada, M., Mandelkern, R., Franko, D. L., & Rodgers, R. F. “Pretty for a Black girl”: Messages Black women receive about their bodies and health. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

Lowy, A. S.*, Cook, E. S.*, Franko, D. L., & Rodgers, R. F. Cultural beauty ideals and positive ethnic self-regard in Black women: Towards culturally-informed models of body dissatisfaction and disordered eating. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders. NYC, USA.

Berry, R.*, Fischer, L.E.*, & Rodgers, R.F. Existential anxiety and disordered eating: Exploring gender differences. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders, NYC, USA.

Giorgianni, F.*, Danthinne, E.*, & Rodgers, R.F. Warning vs rewarding: evaluating the effects of labeling images as retouched or retouch-free on body image in women. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders, NYC, USA.

Danthinne, E.*,  Giorgianni, F.*, & Rodgers, R.F. Can Warning Labels Mitigate Body Dissatisfaction?: A Meta-Analysis of the Use of Labels to Expose Digital Manipulation. March 2019. International Conference on Eating Disorders, NYC, USA.

2017

Rodgers, R.F. The influence of media on body image: selling dissatisfaction. June 2017. Colloque sur l’image du Corps, Montreal, Quebec.

Rodgers, R.F., McLean, S.A., & Paxton, S.J. Examination of the mechanisms accounting for the protective effect of media literacy on body dissatisfaction. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Rodgers, R. F., Donovan, E., Cousineau, T., Cook, E. S.*, Yates, K.*, Lowy, A. S.*, & Franko, D. L. Preliminary findings from a randomized controlled trial of BodiMojo: A mobile app for positive body image. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

DuBois, R. H.*, Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Eddy, K. T., & Thomas, J. J. Weight and shape overvaluation as a core symptom in eating disorder psychopathology: A transdiagnostic and disorder-specific network analysis. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Girard, M., Chabrol, H., & Rodgers, R. F. Profiles of muscularity concerns and muscularity-oriented behaviors among French young women. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Lowy, A. S.*, Cook, E. S.*, Rodgers, R. F., & Franko, D. L. Black Beauty: Exploring body ideals among Black Women. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Franko, D. L., Rodgers, R. F., Donovan, E., Cousineau, T., Cook, E.*, Lowy, A. S.*, Yates, K.*, & McGowan, K. Body image and self-compassion: Gender differences in adolescents. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

O’Flynn, J. L.*, Richard, C.*, Rodgers, R. F., & Franko, D. L. Can taking an online survey reduce eating disorder risk factors in college students? Evaluation of a minimal prevention strategy. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Rodgers, R. F., Choquette, E., Lowy, A. S.*, & Thompson, J.K. The relationship between perceived pressure from the media to maintain a “healthy weight” and eating disorder symptoms. June 2017. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Edwards George, J. B., Dove, M., Rodgers, R. F., Hanania, J.*, Berry, R.*, Giblin, M., Franko, D. L, LeLeiko, N., & Lobato, D. Eating pathology in youth with celiac disease. April 2017. Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference, Portland, ME, USA.

Austin, S.B., & Rodgers, R.F. Prevention of Eating Disorders Through Changes at the Societal Level. March 2017. Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association Conference, Newton, MA, USA.

Rodgers, R.F. Preventive efforts: Benefits of targeting the individual and social-level for change. March 2017. Boston Children’s Hospital Feeding & Eating Disorders Conference, Boston, MA, USA.

2016

DuBois, R., Rodgers, R. F. Franko, D. L., & Robinaugh, D. J. Is preoccupation with body shape and weight a ‘core’ symptom of disordered eating? A network perspective on eating disorder symptoms? October 2016. Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Ziff, S., Lowy, A.*, Yu, K., & Austin, S. B. Healthy is the new black: Results of a pilot translational research study to inform policies protecting fashion models. October 2016. Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting, New York, USA.

Rodgers, R. F. Lowy, A.*, Long, S.*, Yates, K.*, Collinson, D.*, Franko, D. L., & Kruger, L. Is not photoshopping a viable universal prevention strategy? A qualitative study of the impact of unmodified advertisement images from Aerie. October 2016. Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting, New York, USA.

Franko, D. L., Rodgers, R. F., Donovan, E., Cousineau, T., Yates, K.*, Cook, E.*, & Lowy, A.* Positive body image among adolescents: examining the mechanism for the protective role of self-compassion. October 2016. Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting, New York, USA.

Richard, C.*, O’Flynn, J.*, Franko, D. L., & Rodgers, R. F. Perception of costs of eating disorders as a potential intervention target. October 2016. Massachusetts Psychological Association Annual Conference, Waltham, MA, USA.

Rodgers, R. F. The use of behavior-change theory in the prevention of body image and eating disorder. Psychology and Disease Prevention. July 2016. International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Rodgers, R. F., Matsumoto, A.*, Popat-Jain, A.*, Diedrichs, P., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Holmqvist Gattario, K., Frisén, A., Ricciardelli, L., Yager, Z., Smolak, L., Thompson-Brenner, H., Shingleton, R., & Franko, D.L. What do men think impacts appearance satisfaction? Views from 4 countries. June 2016. Appearance Matters 7 conference, London, UK.

Rodgers. R., DuBois, R.*, Asi, S., Cutrim, P., Hartley, L., McDonald, D., Olesnycky, O., & Lynn, S. Body-image concerns mediate ability to learn to correct misperceptions of body image. June 2016. Appearance Matters 7 conference, London, UK.

Rodgers, R. F., Convertino, A.*, Jodoin, A.*, Lowy, A.*, Long, S*., Franko, D. L., & Kruger, L. The effects of digital retouching: An evaluation of an industryinitiated advertising campaign without digital modification. June 2016. Appearance Matters 7 conference, London, UK.

Rodgers, R. F. Next steps to addressing male eating disorders: epidemiology, public health, and clinical practice. SIG Panel Discussion: Males & Eating Disorders, Epidemiology and Public Health Practice, Body Image & Prevention. May 2016. International Conference on Eating Disorders, San Francisco, USA.

2015

Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Lowy, A.*, & Halperin, D*. Influence of pro-eating disorder websites exposure on body image and eating pathology: a meta-analysis. April 2015. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., McLean, S. Dunstan, C. J., & Paxton, S. J. Sociocultural predictors of increases in body dissatisfaction and dietary restriction at eight and 14 months in early adolescent girls. April 2015. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Naab, P.*, & Lowy, A.* Might participating in a control group improve eating disorder symptoms? April 2015. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, USA.

Lovering, M. E.*, Rodgers, R. F., Edwards George, J., & Franko, D. L. Sociocultural influences on drive for thinness and body dissatisfaction in postpartum women. April 2015. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Boston, USA.

2014

Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., & Naab, P*. Psychometric properties of a new Sociocultural Influences on Fear of Fat Scale (SIFF). October 2014. Eating Disorders Research Society 20th Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA.

Melioli, T., Bauer, S., Franko, D. L., Moessner, M., Ozer, F., Chabrol, H., & Rodgers, R. F. Internet-based programs for reducing eating disorder symptoms and risk-factors: a meta-analysis. October 2014. Eating Disorders Research Society 20th Annual Meeting, San Diego, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L., Wilking, C., Gottlieb, M., & Daynard, R. Might an online survey influence tanning behaviour in college women? July 2014. Appearance Matters 6, Bristol, UK.

Rodgers, R. F., & Franko, D. L. Effects of physical activity interventions on obesity and health indicators in overweight children: independent or related outcomes? April 2014. CoPedia World Congress on Controversies in Paediatrics (CoPedia), Prague, Czech Republic.

Kennedy, G.A., Garnett, B. R., Buelow, R., Franko, D. L., Becker, C. B., Rodgers, R. F., Austin, S. B. Validation of the Fat Talk Bystander Scale: A novel approach to assess fat talk. March 2014. International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Paxton, S. J., & McLean, S. A. A biopsychosocial model of body image concerns and disordered eating in early adolescent girls. March 2014. International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Garnett, R. B., Buelow, R., Franko, D. L., Becker, C. B., & Austin, S. B. The direct and indirect relationships between fat-talk and body dissatisfaction among young women. March 2014. International Conference on Eating Disorders, New York, USA.

2013

Rodgers, R. F., Garnett, B. R., Buelow, R., Franko, D. L., Becker, C. B., & Austin, S. B. “Do I look dissatisfied in this?” A sociocultural model of the relationship between fat-talk and body dissatisfaction among young women. September 2013. Eating Disorders Research Society 19th Annual Meeting, Maryland, USA.

Franko, D. L., Cousineau, T., Rodgers, R. F., & Roehrig, J*. Ethnicity and BMI as moderators of outcome in an Internet intervention to promote positive body image. September 2013. Eating Disorders Research Society 19th Annual Meeting, Maryland, USA.

Franko, D. L., Holmqvist Gattario, K., Frisén, A., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Ricciardelli, L., Yager, Z., Smolak, L., Diedrichs, P., Rodgers, R. F., Thompson-Brenner, H., & Shingleton, R. How is masculinity related to body image? A cross-cultural investigation. August 2013, 11th annual conference of the Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders, Melbourne, Australia.

Rodgers, R. F., Girard, M., Franko, D. L., & Chabrol, H. Media influence on body dissatisfaction and disordered eating among French undergraduate males: A dual pathway model. May 2013. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal, Canada.

Fernandes, C.*, Rodgers, R. F., & Franko, D. L. “Yo/Eu, Gorda? Nunca!” (Me, fat? Never!): An exploration of Latino and English appearance-related micro-aggressions on Twitter. May 2013. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal, Canada.

Rodgers, R. F. & Franko, D. L. (Dis)advantages of online blogs and communities focusing on mental health: lessons learned from pro-eating disorders research. April 2013. Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 33rd Annual conference, La Jolla, USA. (Symposium Presentation).

Franko, L., Rodgers, R. F., Lovering, M. E.*, Fernandes, C. A.*, Alfieri, A. A.*, Accomando, K.*, Weiler, M.*, & Thompson-Brenner, H. Time trends in cover images and body image content in Latina magazine. April 2013. 6th Annual Bouvé Interprofessional Research Symposium. Northeastern University, Boston, USA.

Franko, D. L., Rodgers, R. F., Wilson, K.*, Lovering, M. E.*, Alfieri, A.*, O’Carroll, D.*, Accomando, K.*, Matsumoto, A.*, Shiyko, M., & Intille, S. A picture a day: The feasibility and acceptability of a food photo-journal intervention among female ethnic minority students. March 2013. Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, Northeastern University, Boston, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D.L., Gottlieb, M., Wilking, C., Daynard, R., & Matsumoto, A.* Indoor tanning near campus: Density of salons and students motivations. March 2013. Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo, Northeastern University, Boston, USA.

2012

Fernandes, C. A.*, Rodgers, R. F., Franko, D. L. “Yo/Eu, ¿Gorda? ¡Nunca!”: An Exploration of Spanish and Portuguese Appearance-Related Microaggressions on Twitter. October 2012. 12th Annual Diversity Challenge, Boston, USA.

Rodgers, R. F., Melioli, T., Rodrigues, M., Franko D. L., & Chabrol H. Disordered eating, body image concerns, Internet exposure and problematic Internet use in young women. May 2012. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Austin, USA.

Franko, D. L., Rodgers, R. F., & Lovering M.* The role of perceived parental feeding style in eating disorder symptoms, healthy eating, and physical activity in Latina women. May 2012. International Conference on Eating Disorders, Austin, USA.