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Richard Boles, PhD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Nutrition

​12631 East 17th Avenue, Mail Stop F561
Academic Office 1, RM 2607
Aurora, Colorado 80045


Work Phone: 303-724-3312


Boles CV-DEC 2016.pdfBoles CV-DEC 2016.pdf


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  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Child Behavior and Nutrition
  • Professional Psychology Internship, O’Grady Residency in Psychology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Pediatric and Child Clinical Psychology
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Clinical Child Psychology
  • M.S., Missouri State University, Clinical Psychology
  • B.A., University of Missouri-Columbia, Psychology

Research Interests

I’m interested in learning how parents of young children interact with the home environment to influence health behaviors related to growth and development. My research aims to develop and test interventions designed to treat pediatric obesity by modifying the home environment and parenting behaviors that impact child diet, activity, and sleep.
Current Projects Include: