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the aed proudly supported beda's weight stigma awareness week, sept. 23-27, 2013

The AED was a supporting organization for the 3rd Annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week, September 23-27, hosted by the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA).

This year the event washeld as a FREE, online blog conference. Each day featured tracks filled with information from popular blogs and experts writing content exclusively for this program. In addition, a Google+ video Q&A, a tweetchat, a webinar and more were held. See full schedule here.

Featured tracks included information about:

  • Weight Stigma in Diverse Populations
  • Health and Weight Stigma at All Sizes
  • Consequences of Weight Stigma in Healthcare, Employment and Education
  • Weight Stigma Research
  • Weight Stigma Viewed Through the Eating Disorders Lens
  • Combating Weight Stigma

These AED members guest-blogged for BEDA's Weight Stigma Awareness Week, 2013:

Amy Pershing, Center for Eating Disorders
Brad Zehring DO, Dr. Z’s Ramblings
Carmen Cool,
Carrie Arnold, ED Bites
Cindy Bulik, Cynthia Bulik, Ph.D
Ellen Shuman, A Weigh Out
Ashley Solomon, WSAW external blogger
Deb Burgard 
Divya Kakaiya, Healthy Within 
Suzanne Dooley-HashDeath by Weight Stigma 
Leslie SchillingLet’s Get Loud: Weight Stigma is Learned 
Nancy Matsumoto - Addressing Weight Stigma in Schools: Q&A with Dr. Rebecca Puhl (Friday, 9/27)
Janet Latner 
Katie Thompson 
Lisa Kantor, Esq., Kantor & Kantor LLP
Margarita Tartakovsky, Weightless – Psych Central Blog
Marsha Hudnall, Green Mountain at Fox Run
Nancy Matsumoto, Eating Disorder News 
Rebecca Puhl, Yale Rudd Center
Sumati Gupta, PhD, Binge Eating and Bulimia
Susan Ringwood, BEAT
Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, Oliver-Pyatt Centers

See all bloggers on the WSAW Pinterest page. 


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