Stanford University - USA
James Lock, MD, Ph.D. is Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Associate Chair and Director of the Eating Disorder Program in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. Dr. Lock has published over 300 peer reviewed articles, chapters, and books. He has been continuously funded by NIH since 1998. His research has focused on interventions for eating disorders among children and adolescents. More recently his research aims to integrate treatment research with neuroscience, including neurocognitive processes and functional and neuroanatomical correlates. He has lectured in the US, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia and New Zealand. He was awarded the Price Family Foundation Award for Research Excellence and the Leadership Award for Research from the International Academy of Eating Disorders. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child Psychiatry and a Fellow of the International Academy of Eating Disorders.