Elvin Thomaseo Burton

Assistant Professor

MEMPHIS TN 381032893
Tel: (901) 287-6292


  • Ph.D., Purdue University, Clinical Psychology
  • M.P.H., Purdue University, Community Health
  • M.S., Purdue University, Clinical Psychology
  • B.S., Jackson State University, Psychology

My Current CV

Clinical Care Specialty/Interest

 Healthy Lifestyle Clinic, Le Bonheur Children''s Hospital


  1. Thomaseo Burton, E, Jones, TL, Smith, WA, Han, JC. Psychosocial Functioning After One Year of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Weight Management. Behav Med, 1-8, 2019.
  2. Burton, ET, Wilder, T, Beech, BM, Bruce, MA. Associations Among Caregiver Feeding Practices and Blood Pressure in African American Adolescents: The Jackson Heart KIDS Study. Fam Community Health, 42 (2), 133-139, 2019.
  3. Bruce, MA, Beech, BM, Wilder, T, Burton, ET, Sheats, JL, Norris, KC, Thorpe, RJ. Religiosity and Excess Weight Among African-American Adolescents: The Jackson Heart KIDS Study. J Relig Health, 2019.
  4. Pluhar, EI, Kamody, RC, Sanchez, J, Thurston, IB, Thomaseo Burton, E. Description of an intervention to treat binge-eating behaviors among adolescents: Applying the Template for Intervention Descriptions and Replication. Int J Eat Disord, 51 (10), 1128-1133, 2018.
  5. Kamody, RC, Thurston, IB, Pluhar, EI, Han, JC, Burton, ET. Implementing a condensed dialectical behavior therapy skills group for binge-eating behaviors in adolescents. Eat Weight Disord, 2018.
  6. Burton, ET, Smith, WA, Thurston, IB, Gray, E, Perry, V, Jogal, S, Han, JC. Interdisciplinary Management of Pediatric Obesity: Lessons Learned in the Midsouth. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 57 (5), 509-518, 2018.
  7. Zenlea, IS, Milliren, C, Herel, S, Thomaseo Burton, E, Askins, N, Ludwig, DS, Rhodes, ET. Outcomes from an orientation model to reduce attrition in paediatric weight management. Clin Obes, 6 (5), 313-20, 2016.
  8. Flittner O'Grady, A, Thomaseo Burton, E, Chawla, N, Topp, D, MacDermid Wadsworth, S. Evaluation of a Multimedia Intervention for Children and Families Facing Multiple Military Deployments. J Prim Prev, 37 (1), 53-70, 2016.
  9. Zenlea, IS, Burton, ET, Askins, N, Pluhar, EI, Rhodes, ET. The Burden of Psychosocial Stressors and Urgent Mental Health Problems in a Pediatric Weight Management Program. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 54 (13), 1247-56, 2015.
  10. Zenlea, IS, Burton, ET, Askins, N, Milliren, CE, Thompson-Brenner, H, Rhodes, ET. Binge Eating at the Start of a Pediatric Weight Management Program. Clin Pediatr (Phila), 54 (6), 585-8, 2015.
  11. Walker, DI, Cardin, JF, Chawla, N, Topp, D, Burton, T, Macdermid Wadsworth, S. Effectiveness of a multimedia outreach kit for families of wounded veterans. Disabil Health J, 7 (2), 216-25, 2014.
  12. Bynum, MS, Burton, ET, Best, C. Racism experiences and psychological functioning in African American college freshmen: is racial socialization a buffer. Cultur Divers Ethnic Minor Psychol, 13 (1), 64-71, 2007.