April 19, 2013, 1:30 - 5 Doubletree Hotel 525 West Johnson Street Madison, Wisconsin 53703
Catherine Glunz, MD Overcoming Eating Disorders: The Role of the Pediatrician Eating disorders can have serious medical consequences. A review of the physical effects of eating disorders and what families should expect from their pediatric provider when receiving medical monitoring during treatment.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD Helping Parents Help Their Kids: Understanding Family-based Treatment Families can play an active and positive role in the treatment of adolescent eating disorders. Understand the rationale for and implementation of family-based treatment.
Harriet Brown Brave Girls (and Boys) Eating: What Happens Next? Over the last few years, family-based treatment has gained credibility as the first-line evidence-based treatment for children and teens with eating disorders. Yet families still face many obstacles in trying to get help for their children. Where we've come from, where we are now, and where we're going.
Catherine Glunz, MD is an assistant professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Glunz received her medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Following medical school, she completed a combined residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics also at the University of Chicago. She is a board –certified Internist and Pediatrician and the medical director of the University of Chicago Eating Disorders Program. She has lectured extensively on the medical complications of eating disorders.
Daniel Le Grange, PhD is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and Director of the Eating Disorders Program at the University of Chicago. He trained at the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, and was a member of the team at the Maudsley Hospital that developed family-based treatment for anorexia nervosa. He has authored numerous research publications and received an National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Early Career Development Award. Dr. Le Grange is currently principal investigator for studies on treatment of both bulimia nervosa and anorexia nervosa.
Harriet Brown is author of Brave Girl Eating, a memoir of her family’s experiences with anorexia nervosa. She co-chairs Maudsley Parents, a website of resources for families struggling with eating disorders, and is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders. She is an associate professor of magazine journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in Syracuse, New York, where she created Project BodyTalk, an audio project that collects commentaries about people’s relationship to food, eating, and their bodies. She writes often for the New York Times and other publications.