Weissman School of Arts and Sciences

Angela Pinto

Email: Angela.Pinto@baruch.cuny.edu
Phone: (646) 312-4447

Location: VC 8-297

 

Angela PintoDr. Angela Marinilli Pinto is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Baruch College.  She teaches Statistics for Social Science (STA 2100) and Abnormal Psychology (PSY 3055).  

Dr. Pinto earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and biology from Harvard University in 1997 and her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a subspecialty in behavioral medicine from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2004.  She completed her clinical psychology internship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine also in 2004.  Following graduation, she completed a postdoctoral clinical research fellowship in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (DPHB) at Brown Medical School where she studied behavioral obesity treatment.  She held a faculty position as Assistant Professor (Research) in the DPHB at Brown from 2006-2007 before joining the faculty at Baruch.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Papers

Pinto, A. M., Fava, J. L., Raynor, H. A., LaRose, J. G., Wing, R. R. (in press). Development and Validation of the Weight Control Strategies Scale. Obesity.

Artistico, D., Pinto, A. M., Douek, J., Black, J., Lina, P. (2013). The value of removing daily obstacles via everyday problem solving theory: Developing an applied novel procedure to increase self-efficacy for exercise. Frontiers in Psychology. Front. Psychology 4:20. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00020.

Pinto, A. M., Fava, J. L., Hoffmann, D. A., Wing, R. R. (in press). Combining behavioral weight loss treatment and a commercial program: A randomized clinical trial. To appear in Obesity.

Subak, L. L., Pinto, A. M., Wing, R. R., Nakagawa, S., Kusek, J. W., Herman, W. H., Kuppermann, M. (2012). Change in urinary incontinence-related costs in women enrolled in a clinical trial of weight loss to treat urinary incontinence. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 120(2), 277-283.

Pinto, A. M., Kupperman, M., Nakagawa, S., Vittinghoff, E., Wing, R. R., Kusek, J. W., Herman, W., Subak, L. L. (2011). Comparison and correlates of three preference-based health-related quality of life measures among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence. Quality of Life Research, 20, 1655-1662.

Pinto, A. M., Subak, L. L., Nakagawa, S., Vittinghoff, E., Wing, R. R., Kusek, J. W., Herman, W. H., West, D. S., Kuppermann, M. (2011). The effect of weight loss on changes in health-related quality of life among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence. Quality of Life Research, DOI: 10.1007/s11136-011-0086-2.

Leahey, T. M., Crane, M. M., Pinto, A. M., Weinberg, B. A., Kumar, R., Wing, R. R. (2010). Effect of teammates on changes in physical activity in a statewide campaign. Preventive Medicine, 51, 45-49.

Wing, R. R., Pinto, A.M., Crane, M. M., Kumar, R., Weinberg, B., Gorin, A. A. (2009). A statewide intervention reduces BMI in adults: Shape Up Rhode Island Results. Obesity, 17,   991-995.

Pinto, A. M., Gorin, A. A., Raynor, H. A., Tate, D. F., Fava, J. L., & Wing, R. R. (2008). Successful weight loss maintenance in relation to method of weight loss. Obesity, 16, 2456-2461.

Heinberg, L. J., Coughlin, J. W., Pinto, A.M., Haug, N. A., Brode, C., & Guarda, A. S. (2008). Validation and Predictive Utility of the Sociocultural Attitudes Towards Appearance Questionnaire for Eating Disorders (SATAQ-ED): Internalization of Sociocultural Ideals Predicts Weight Gain.  Body Image, 5, 279-290.

Pinto, A. M., Heinberg, L. J., Coughlin, J. W., Fava, J. L., & Guarda, A. S. (2008). The Eating Disorder Recovery Self-Efficacy Questionnaire (EDRSQ): Change with treatment and prediction of outcome. Eating Behaviors, 9, 143-153.

Gorin, A. A., Pinto, A. M., Tate, D.F., Raynor, H. A., Fava, J. L,, & Wing, R. R. (2007). Failure to meet weight loss expectations does not impact maintenance in successful weight losers. Obesity, 15, 3086-3090.

Pinto, A., Pinto, A. M., Neziroglu, F., & Yaryura-Tobias, J. A. (2007).  Motivation to change as a predictor of treatment response in obsessive compulsive disorder. Annals of Clinical Psychiatry, 19, 83-87.

Pinto A. M., Gokee-LaRose, J., & Wing, R. R. (2007).  Behavioral approaches to weightcontrol: A review of current research.  Women’s Health, 3, 341-353.

Guarda, A. S., Pinto, A. M., Coughlin, J., Hussain, S., Haug, N. A., & Heinberg, L. J. (2007).  Perceived coercion and change in perceived need for admission in hospitalized eating disorder patients.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 164, 108-114.

Pinto, A. M., Guarda, A. S., Heinberg, L. J., & DiClemente, C. C. (2006).   Development of the Eating Disorder Recovery Self-Efficacy Questionnaire.  International Journal of Eating Disorders, 39, 376-384.

Guarda, A. S., Coughlin, J. W., Cummings, M., Marinilli, A., Haug, N., Boucher, M., &Heinberg, L. J. (2004).  Chewing and spitting in eating disorders and its relationship to binge eating.  Eating Behaviors, 5, 231-239.

DiClemente, C. C., Marinilli, A., Singh, M., & Bellino, L. E (2001). The role of feedback in the process of health behavior change. American Journal of Health Behavior, 25, 217-227.

Book Chapters and Other Papers

Wing, R. R., Niemeier, H., Pinto, A. M. (2008).  Weight Loss in type 2 diabetic patients: Is it worth the effort? In D. LeRoith & A. Vinik (Eds.).  Controversies in Treating Diabetes: Clinical and Research Aspects (pp. 201-232).  Totowa, NJ: Humana Press.

Wing, R. R., Pinto, A. M., & Niemeier, H. (2007).  Maintenance: The ultimate goal. In C. M. Apovian and C. M. Lenders. (Eds.) A Clinical Guide for Management of Overweight and Obese Children and Adults (pp. 177-196).  Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group, CRC Press.

Coughlin, J. W., Heinberg, L. J., Marinilli, A., & Guarda, A. S. (2003).  Body image disturbance in children: The role of parental influences.  Healthy Weight Journal, 17, 56-59.

DiClemente, C. C., Jordan, L., Marinilli, A., & Nidecker, M. (2003).  Psychotherapy in alcoholism treatment.  In B. A. Johnson, P. Ruiz, & M. Galanter. (Eds.).  Handbook of Clinical Alcoholism Treatment (pp.102-110).  Baltimore, MD: Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins.

Recent National and International Peer Reviewed Presentations

Hoffmann, D. A., Polito, S., Pinto, A. M. (March 2013). Differences in Weight Perception and Health-Related Attitudes in College Students. Presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Francisco, CA.

Hoffmann, D. A., Polito, S., Pinto, A. M. (September 2012). Differences in Health-Related Behaviors and Weight Status in a Racially Diverse Sample of Young Adults.  The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX,

Hoffmann, D. A., Polito, S., Pinto, A. M., (September 2012). Social Influences on Health and Lifestyle Behaviors in Young Adults. The Obesity Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX.

Leahey, T.M., Crane, M.M., Kumar, R., Weinberg, B., Pinto, A.M., Wing, R.R. (2009, Oct).  Choose your team wisely: Team characteristics affect change in steps during a state-wide physical activity campaign.  Presented at the Obesity Society’s 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting.  Washington, DC.

Schreyer, C.C., Pinto, A.M., Coughlin, J.W., Redgrave, G.W., Heinberg, L.J., Thornburg, M. & Guarda, A. (2009, Sept).  The Eating Disorder Recovery Self-efficacy Questionnaire (EDRSQ) Predicts Outcomes Following Discharge from Partial Hospital.  Presented at the 15th Annual Eating Disorders Research Society Meeting.  New York, NY.

Crane, M. M., Kumar, R., Weinberg, B., Pinto, A. M., Gorin, A. A., Fava, J., Leahey, T. M., Wing, R. R. (2009, April). Increasing Physical Activity through a State-Wide Campaign.  Presented at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine. Montreal, Canada.

Subak, L.L., Pinto, A.M., Wing, R.R., Nakagawa S, Creasman, J.M., Kusek, J.W., Herman, W, Kuppermann, M. (2008, October).  The effect of weight loss on health related quality of life.  Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making.  Philadelphia, PA.

Gorin, A.A., Pinto, A.M., West, D.S., Niemeier, H.M., Fava, J., Wing, R.R. (2008, October). Losing weight because you want to rather than because you feel you have to: Motivational predictors of weight loss outcomes.  Presented at the Obesity Society’s 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting.  Phoenix, AZ.

Subak, L.L., Wing, R.R., Pinto, A.M., Nakagawa, S., Creasman, J., Kusek, J.W., Kupperman, M., & Herman, W. (2008, September).  Decreased urinary incontinence frequency is associated with decreased incontinence-related costs.  Presented at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Urogynecologic Society, Chicago, IL.

Pinto, A. M., Crane, M., Gorin, A. A., Kumar, R., Weinberg, B., & Wing, R. R. (2008, March). Evaluation of the Shape Up Rhode Island 2007 Campaign. Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Diego, CA.

Pinto, A. M., Kearns, M., & Wing, R.R. (2007, March). Effectiveness of a novel weight loss approach that combines brief standard behavioral treatment and a commercial program.  Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington DC. 

Gorin, A. A., Pinto, A. M., Tate, D. F., Raynor, H. A., Fava, J. F., & Wing, R. R. (2007, March). Is anyone satisfied with their weight loss?  Paper presented at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

Pinto, A. M., Tate, D.F., Raynor, H.A., Gorin, A., & Wing, R.R. (2006, October). Presence of a medical trigger and method of initial weight loss are related to successful maintenance.  Paper presented at the 2006 Annual Scientific Meeting of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity (NAASO, The Obesity Society), Boston, MA.

Marinilli, A., Guarda, A. S., Heinberg, L. J., & DiClemente, C. C. (2005, April). Development and validation of the Eating Disorder Recovery Self-Efficacy Questionnaire. Paper presented at the 2005 International Conference on Eating Disorders, Montreal, Canada.

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