Behavioral Counselor

Dr. Mark Conard is a licensed clinical psychologist in both Illinois and Indiana and is a staff psychologist at Franciscan St. Margaret Health. He has worked in the field of obesity and weight management specializing in the assessment of surgical candidates and assisting in treatment outcomes. Dr. Conard completed his doctorate in Clinical Health Psychology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City where the focus of much of his work was in the field of obesity and obesity prevention. He has authored various papers and book chapters in health psychology as well.

In addition, Dr. Conard is the director of Clinical Training for the Deptartment of Behavioral Health at St. James Hospital and Health Centers, Franciscan St. Margaret's sister hospital, in Chicago Heights and Olympia Fields, Ill.