Academy for Eating Disorders

Research Training Day

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Separate registration fee required.

Conducting Quantitative Eating Disorder Research: From Planning to Publication
Ross Crosby, PhD, FAED, United States; Stephen Wonderlich, PhD, FAED, United States

Participation in the AED Research Training Day on Wednesday, April 22, requires a separate registration fee. This session is open to AED student members and will feature various workshops on workforce development.

The aim of this workshop is to provide a comprehensive review of the critical steps involved in the planning, preparation, conduct, and publication of quantitative eating disorders research. The topics to be addressed in this workshop include: (1) formulating research questions; (2) designing your research study; (3) choosing assessment measures for your study; (4) regulatory issues, including dealing with Institutional Review Boards, (5) data collection and management; (6) statistical analysis and interpretation; and (7) manuscript preparation. The presenters will provide overviews of each of the areas, as well as supplemental materials with additional information. Ample time will be provided for questions and answer sessions. Attendees will be encouraged to discuss their own research projects.