Eating Disorder Hope Twitter Chat!
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February 27, 2016
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST
“Finding Your Voice: How to Seek Help for Eating Disorders in College”
with special co-hosts: Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC, MEDA
Join our non-profit partners in this important NEDAwareness Week discussion on how to best support college students struggling with eating disorders. Whether you are a student searching for resources or a faculty member interested in developing on-campus initiatives, we encourage you to get involved and share your thoughts with our community!
March 3, 2016
1:00 PM EST / 10:00 AM PST / 12:00 PM CST
“Body Image 101: Everything a College Student Needs to Know For Positive Body Image”
with special guest – Kirsten Haglund
Kirsten Haglund served as Miss America in 2008 and now is proud to be the Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center and an “Ambassador” for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). As a television personality and commentator, she appears frequently on Fox News Channel, HLN, Fox Business Network, and Huff Post Live to comment on women’s health issues, celebrity culture, social issues, women’s empowerment and the millennial generation. She is an international speaker on women’s health and civic engagement, and has blogs featured regularly in industry journals, the Huffington Post and Forbes.com. She is also the Founder and President of the KirstenHaglund Foundation, which raises funds to provide treatment scholarships for families seeking recovery and freedom from disordered eating. Kirsten graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science and is currently based in New York City.
March 9, 2016
9:00 PM EST / 6:00 PM PST / 8:00 PM CST
“Trauma & Eating Disorders in Women”
with special guest – Kim McCallum, M.D. – Medical Director & Founder of McCallum Place
Dr. McCallum is a psychiatrist, board certified in both child, adolescent, and in adult psychiatry. She is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (FAPA) and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) and remains an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Washington University. She received her Bachelor of Science from Brown University, her medical degree from Yale University, completed her adult training at UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute, and her Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine.
Dr. McCallum is passionate about education, family support, research and advocacy. She serves on the board of directors of the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), the advisory board of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (IAEDP) and the Global Foundation of Eating Disorders (GFED). She has been an active member of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). Dr. McCallum is the co-founder of The Missouri Eating Disorders Association (MOEDA), a non-profit organization for family support and advocacy and a NEDA affiliate in St Louis. Dr. McCallum has developed several eating disorder treatment programs, including inpatient, partial hospital and intensive outpatient programs.
Past Twitter Chats
- Kim McCallum, M.D., “LGBT Community & Eating Disorders” – February 16, 2017
- NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Building New Year’s Resolutions That Support Recovery” – January 9, 2016
- Kim McCallum, M.D., “Eating Disorders in Pre-Adolescents” – December 15, 2016
- NEDA, Proud2BMe, Project HEAL, EDC and MEDA, “Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving in Recovery” – November 14, 2016
- Shannon Kopp, “The Healing Power of Animals in Eating Disorder Recovery” – October 17, 2016
- Theodore Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA, CEDS, “The REDI Clinic and Outpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders” – September 8, 2016
- McCall Dempsey, “Eating Disorders and Southern Smash” – July 14, 2016
- Katrina Velasquez, Esq., “Eating Disorder Advocacy with the Eating Disorders Coalition” – June 9, 2016
- Kirsten Haglund, “World Eating Disorder Day of Action: Embracing Diversity in the Fight to End Eating Disorders” – June 1, 2016
- Kim Hershenson, “MentorCONNECT” – May 25, 2016
- Kirsten Haglund, “Rebuilding Body Image” – May 12, 2016
- NEDA, “How to get Help for Someone you Know” – March 17, 2016
- Proud2Bme, “Awareness to Action” – February 23, 2016
- Hannah Strohmeier and Laura Porter of SPEAK GW, “Students Promoting Eating Disorder Awareness and Knowledge at the George Washington University” – February 17, 2016
- Dr. Kimberli McCallum, Director and Founder of McCallum Place, “Eating Disorders and Age” – January 28, 2016.
- Lisa Kantor, Attorney and Partner at Kantor & Kantor, LLP, “Overcoming Issues Surrounding Payment and Insurance for Eating Disorder Treatment” – December 10, 2015
- Pia Guerrero, founder and editor of AdiosBarbie.com, “Adios Barbie” – November 20, 2015
- Dr. Carrie Decker, Naturopathic Physician, “Binge Eating Disorder: Why do we crave certain foods?” – September 10, 2015
- Dr. Lorraine Platka-Bird of Center for Hope of the Sierras, “Diabulimia” – August 27, 2015
- Sharon Zimbler of Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Center, “Insurance Coverage for Eating Disorder Treatment” – July 30, 2015
- Adrienne Ressler of The Renfrew Center, “Building Up Body Image in ED Recovery” – June 18, 2015
- Dr. Katie Rickel of Structure House, “Chronic Pain and Food Addiction” – May 27, 2015
- Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani of ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders, “Medical Complications of Anorexia” – May 21, 2015
- Cynthia M. Bulik, “Binge Control: A Compact Recovery Guide” – May 14, 2015
- Dr. Walter Kaye, Dr. Stephanie Knatz Peck & Dr. Roxanne Rockwell of the UCSD Eating Disorder Center, “Personality Trait Based Eating Disorder Research & Treatment” – May 7, 2015
- Cynthia M. Bulik, “Anorexia & Genetics” – April 10, 2015
- Dr. Kim Dennis and Megan Ross of Timberline Knolls, “Trauma and Eating Disorders” – March 26, 2015
- Dr. Riley Nickols of the Victory Program at McCallum Place, “Athletes and Eating Disorders” – February 18, 2015
- Kira Olson of Castlewood Treatment Center, “NEDAW Featured Recovery Story” – February 27, 2015
- Dr. Walter Kaye and Dr. Jessie Menzel of the UCSD Eating Disorder Center, “ARFID – Picky Eating Gone Awry” – January 29, 2015
- Jenni Schaefer, “Jenni’s Experience with ED Recovery” – December 15, 2014
- Brian Cuban, “Eating Disorders, Body Image, and the Holidays”
– November 20, 2014
- Elyse Resch, “Bulimia and Nutrition: The Role of Intuitive Eating”
– October 2014
- Kathleen McDonald of the Eating Disorder Coalition, “Capitol Hill and Eating Disorders: Does my Voice Make a Difference”. – September 2014
- Dr. Kim Dennis and Kirsten Haglund of Timberline Knolls, “College 101: Preventing Eating Disorders During the Transition to College”
– August 2014
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