Kathryn L. Burgio, PhD, is a behavioral psychologist with over 36 years of experience in the field of incontinence. She completed her doctoral training at the University of Notre Dame and a fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the National Institute on Aging, NIH. She is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Founding Director of the UAB Continence Program. She is also Associate Director for Research at the Birmingham/Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Her research agenda in incontinence has included investigations of its prevalence and risk factors and clinical studies of the effectiveness of behavioral interventions with a variety of populations. She is an expert in the behavioral treatment of incontinence, having focused on the use of biofeedback for teaching improved bladder control. She has completed several clinical trials investigating various interventions for incontinence and published extensively in the field of incontinence.
1-2 liner: Kathryn L. Burgio, PhD, is a behavioral psychologist with 36 years of experience in the field of incontinence. She has completed several clinical trials investigating various treatments for incontinence and is an expert in behavioral interventions to improve bladder control.
Dr Kathryn L Burgio declared on the Tuesday 4th March 2014 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).