Workshop: Eating Disorders

Ghina Ismail, Psy.D, Jihane Na’ous,MD, and  May Sakr Maalouf, MPH

The Eating Disorders workshop is a 2-hour workshop led by Dr. Ismail, Director of the AUBMC Treatment and Outreach Program for Eating Disorders (TOP-ED). The workshop is also co-led by Dr. Jihane Na’ous family and adolescent medicine and Ms. May Sakr Maalouf, registered dietician both of whom are also members of TOP-ED. All of the team members have received specialized training in the treatment and assessment of different types of eating disorders including Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorders, and Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorders.

Objectives:
1. Provide health professionals with information that help them better detect the presence of eating disorders
2. Introduce health professionals to tools that may aid them in their interventions with individuals with eating disorders
3. Address stereotypes and assumptions often made about eating disorders

The audience may include health professionals, dieticians, interns and residents.