Academic Title
Major Area(s) of Study
Associate Professor in Residence UCSD Behavioral Medicine
Address 858-552-8585 Ext.7273 Psychology Service (116B), VA San Diego Healthcare System
Graduate Institution

University of British Columbia

Research Description

My research addresses psychosocial aspects of major chronic diseases, including cardiovascular disease, chronic pain, obesity, diabetes, and other conditions. This research includes treatment, observational, and mechanistic studies.

Representative Publications
  • Rutledge T, Braden AL, Woods G, Herbst KL, Groesz LM, Savu M. (2012). Five-year Changes in Psychiatric Health and Weight-Related Comorbidities Following Bariatric Surgery in a Veteran Population. Obesity Surgery;11:1734-1741.

  • Rutledge T, Redwine L, Linke S, Mills P. (2013, in press) A Meta-Analysis of Mental Health Treatments versus Cardiac Rehabilitation for Improving Clinical Outcomes and Depression among Patients with Coronary Heart Disease. Psychosomatic Medicine.

  • Rutledge & WISE investigators. (2013, in press). Anxiety Associations with Cardiac Symptoms, Angiographic Disease Severity, & Healthcare Utilization among Women with Suspected Myocardial Ischemia. International Journal of Cardiology.