Scott Engel, Ph.D.

Director of Behavioral Research

Scott Engel, Ph.D., is a Research Scientist at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute. He also is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Engel received his doctoral degree from North Dakota State University in 2003 and worked at the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute as a post-doctoral fellow from 2003-2004. Dr. Engel’s primary research areas are in eating disorders, obesity, and bariatric surgery. He is particularly interested in the roles of cognitive and emotional variables in disordered eating and obesity. Much of Dr. Engel’s research involves the application of novel, technology-based methodologies to assess and intervene with these groups of patients. Dr. Engel has also used these assessment methodologies to examine the development of alcohol use disorders in post-bariatric surgery patients.

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