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Olafur S. Palsson, PsyD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Academic Interests: The mind-body aspects of functional GI disorders. Applications of clinical hypnosis and other psychological interventions to the treatment of functional GI disorders and other chronic physical health problems. The use of internet methods for assessing and tracking physical and psychological symptoms, and for monitoring well-being and treatment progress.


Education and Training

  • Undergraduate Degree:  University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Psychology
  • PsyD:  The Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Behavioral Medicine