Newswise — Reston, VA, March 26, 2020 – The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is proud to announce its 2020 Class of Fellows. The AED awards Fellow status to recognize distinguished contributions made by AED members to the field of eating disorders, reflecting a diversity of distinguished contributions to the field, and the interdisciplinary and international composition of the AED's membership.
The status of Fellow in the Academy for Eating Disorders (FAED) indicates that the qualifications and body of work of the person have elevated them to national and/or international recognition as a distinguished contributor to the field of eating disorders. In virtually all instances "distinguished" refers to a combination of the achievement of excellence and significant contributions deserving of recognition as extraordinary. The contributions of the person conferred with Fellow status are demonstrably unusual, innovative, and/or of a groundbreaking nature.
The AED 2020 Class of Fellows includes:
- Jennifer Derenne, MD
- Olga Lizett Gonzáles Dominquez, ClinPsych
- Deborah Michel, PhD, CEDS-S
- Christine M. Peat, PhD, LP
- Marisol Perez, PhD
- Mae Lynn Reyes- Rodríguez, PhD
- Piergiuseppe Vinai, MD
- Christina Wierenga, PhD
The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) is an international professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention. The goal of the AED is to provide global access to knowledge, research, and best treatment practice for eating disorders. For additional information, please contact Elissa Myers at (703) 626-9087 and visit the AED website at www.aedweb.org.