Health Sciences Department
Bellet Building, Rm. 1212
Janell L. Mensinger, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Pathway to Health Professions Program. She earned a B.A. in psychology from West Chester University and a doctoral degree in psychology with a concentration in health from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She then pursued a post doctoral fellowship in behavioral health research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and a second fellowship in biostatistics from the University of Pennsylvania.
Before joining the faculty at Drexel in 2009, Dr. Mensinger was on the faculty of the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine where she taught Biostatistics and the Public Health of Nutrition, Weight, and Eating Behaviors. She also held an administrative position as the Director of Clinical Research at the Reading Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. Mensinger teaches the course series in Clinical Research and Statistics for the Health Professions at Drexel. Her research interests include eating disorders and body preoccupation. She is currently conducting a study involving the implementation and evaluation of a Health at Every Size program for improving well-being among women with eating and weight issues.