Brooke Palmer

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine


Administrator Info
Name: Colleen Doyle

Brooke Palmer is a licensed clinical health psychologist. She earned her PhD in Health Psychology at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. She engages in clinical work in outpatient and inpatient settings often focusing on supporting patients' emotional wellbeing who are living with acute or chronic health conditions. She has targeted training in working with patients living with disorders of gut-brain interaction and chronic digestive issues. Her research interests include women’s health, binge eating, integrated psychological consultation models in healthcare settings, interprofessional health education and practice, and psychogastroenterology. She has engaged in undergraduate education in general and health psychology as well as supporting graduate psychology learners and interprofessional learners.

Research Summary

  • Psychological treatment for patients with chronic digestive disorders
  • Inpatient psychology consultation-liaison models and effectiveness
  • Interprofessional health education and practice
  • Treatment of binge eating
  • Women's health

Teaching Summary

Integration of behavioral health into medical settings; interprofessional collaboration

Clinical Summary

Psychogastroenterology; inpatient consultation; binge eating, cardiovascular health; diabetes management; oncology

Honors and Recognition

Health Psychology Award, Society for Health Psychology

Professional Memberships

Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC)
Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)
Society for Health Psychology (Division 38 of APA)