About AED

AED Fellows

The AED awards Fellow status to recognize distinguished contributions made by AED members to the field of eating disorders. The list of AED Fellows reflects 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) presupposes that the qualifications 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 nominated have to be DEMONSTRABLY UNUSUAL, INNOVATIVE, AND/OR OF A PIONEERING NATURE.

Fellowship status is not conferred simply on the basis of seniority or competence. Although seniority in the field is NOT a criteria, it is generally expected that in order to have attained distinguished and sustained excellence in research, applicants will be mid-career and beyond (i.e., normally 10 years).

During the application and review process, the Fellowship Committee is, thus, looking to recognize candidates who have maintained AED membership in good standing continuously for at least the past five years, distinguished and sustained contributions to the leadership and activities of the AED, and who clearly have made ONE OR MORE of the following contributions to the field:

  • Distinguished, sustained research-based scholarship that has contributed significantly to the professional literature;
  • Distinguished and sustained contributions to literature designed for lay audiences (e.g., people with eating disorders; families; advocates and activists);
  • Distinguished, sustained, nationally- and/or internationally-recognized contributions to clinical services and/or prevention;
  • Distinguished and sustained contributions to advocacy in the context of government or other major organizations.

Terms & Conditions

The appointment to Fellow of the AED status is made on a lifetime basis, requiring that the individual maintains active membership in good standing in the AED. Additionally, fellows will be asked to make a one-time contribution of $200 for lifetime status as a Fellow.

Should an applicant’s membership have lapsed for up to one year, they will be informed and be given the opportunity to renew membership by full payment of dues so that her/his application may be considered for fellowship status.

List of Fellows


  • Diann Ackard, PhD, LP, FAED
  • Daniela Gomez Aguirre, MD, FAED
  • Kelly Allison, PhD, FAED
  • Arnold Andersen, MD, FAED
  • Drew Anderson, PhD, FAED
  • Leslie K Anderson, PhD, FAED
  • Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED
  • Evelyn Attia, MD, FAED
  • Bryn Austin, ScD, FAED


  • Rachel Bachner-Melman, PhD, FAED
  • Ursula Bailer, MD, FAED
  • Jessica H. Baker, PhD, FAED
  • Amy Baker-Dennis, PhD, FAED
  • Judith Banker, MA, LLP, FAED
  • Anna Bardone-Cone, PhD, FAED
  • J. Armando Barriguete-Melendez, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Anne Becker, PhD, MD, SM, FAED
  • Carolyn Becker, PhD, FAED
  • Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAED
  • Kelly Bhatnagar, PhD, FAED
  • C. Laird Birmingham, MD, FAED
  • Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED
  • Ahmed Boachie, MD, FAED
  • Wayne Bowers, PhD, ABPP, FAED
  • Timothy Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACP, HCEDS
  • Rachel Bryant-Waugh, PhD, FAED
  • Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED
  • Douglas Bunnell, PhD, FAED
  • Mardie Burckes-Miller, CEDS, CHES, EdD, FAED
  • Debora Burgard, PhD, FAED


  • Rachel Calogero, PhD, FAED
  • Jerel Calzo, PhD, MPH, FAED
  • Jacqui Carter, PhD, FAED
  • Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, FAED
  • Jennifer Couturier, MD, MSc, FAED
  • Ross Crosby, PhD, FAED
  • Scott Crow, MD, FAED


  • Ricardo Dalle Grave, MD, FAED
  • Sigrun Danielsdottir, MSc, FAED
  • William Davis, PhD, FAED
  • Kyle De Young, PhD, FAED
  • Martina de Zwaan, MD, FAED
  • Rita Debate, PhD, MPH, FAED
  • Jennifer Derenne, MD, FAED
  • Michael Devlin, MD, FAED
  • Phillippa Diedrichs, PhD, BSc, FAED
  • Gina Dimitropoulos, PhD, RSW, FAED
  • Olga Lizett Gonzales Dominquez, ClinPsych, FAED
  • Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD, FAED
  • Angela Celio Doyle, PhD, FAED
  • Unna Danner, PhD, FAED


  • Kamryn Eddy, PhD, FAED
  • Ivan Eisler, PhD, CPsychol, AcSS, FAED
  • Carine Marie El Khazen, DESS, DEA, FAED


  • Christopher Fairburn, MD, FAED
  • Patricia Fallon, PhD, FAED
  • Theresa Fassihi, PhD, CEDS, FAED
  • Anita Federici, PhD, FAED
  • Fernando Fernandez-Aranda , PhD, FAED
  • Alison Field, ScD, FAED
  • Martin Fisher, MD, FAED
  • Ilene Fishman, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, FAED
  • Kathleen Kara Fitzpatrick, PhD, FAED
  • Ellen E. Fitzsimmons-Craft, PhD, FAED
  • Kelsie Forbush, PhD, FAED
  • Guido Frank, MD, FAED
  • Debra Franko, PhD, FAED
  • Anthea Fursland, PhD, FAED


  • Jennifer Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, FAED
  • Josie Geller, PhD, RPsych, FAED
  • Juanita Gempeler Rueda, CBT, FAED
  • Marci Gluck, PhD, FAED
  • Neville Golden, MD, FAED
  • Andrea Goldschmidt, PhD, FAED
  • Richard A. Gordon, PhD, FAED
  • Andrea Graham, PhD, FAED
  • Leah Graves, LD, RD, FAED
  • Angela Guarda, MD, FAED


  • Jennifer Hagman, MD, FAED
  • Katherine Halmi, MD, FAED
  • Phillipa Hay, DPhil, FAED
  • Leslie Heinberg, PhD, FAED
  • Joann Hendelman, PhD, RN, BSN, FAED
  • Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD, FAED
  • David Herzog, MD, FAED
  • Thomas Hildebrandt, PsyD, FAED
  • Laura Hill, PhD, FAED
  • Hans Hoek, MD, PhD, FAED


  • Mimi Israël, MD, FRCP, FAED


  • Karen M. Jennings Mathis, PhD, CNP, PMHNP-BC, FAED
  • Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED


  • Allan Kaplan, MD, FAED
  • Andreas Karwautz, MD, FAED
  • Debra K. Katzman, MD, FAED
  • Melanie Katzman, PhD, FAED
  • Walter Kaye, MD, FAED
  • Diane Keddy, MS, RD, FAED
  • Pamela Keel, PhD, FAED
  • Allison Kelly, PhD, FAED
  • Youl Ri Kim, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Kelly Klump, PhD, FAED
  • Richard Kreipe, MD, FAED
  • Ashish Kumar, MRCPsych, MSc, FAED


  • John Hubert Lacey, MD, FAED
  • Jillian Lampert, PhD, MPH, RD, LD, FAED
  • Jason Lavender, PhD, FAED
  • Daniel Le Grange, PhD, FAED
  • Michael Levine, PhD, FAED
  • Rachel L. Levine, MD, FAED
  • Lisa R. Lilenfeld, PhD, FAED
  • James Lock, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Katharine Loeb, PhD, FAED
  • Carolina Lopez, PhD, FAED
  • Jennifer Lundgren, PhD, FAED
  • Janet Lydecker, PhD, FAED


  • Paulo Machado, PhD, FAED
  • Sloane Madden, MD, FAED
  • Margo D. Maine, PhD, FAED
  • Kathleen Mammel, MD, FSAHM, FAAP, FAED
  • Marsha D. Marcus, PhD, FAED
  • Laurel Mayer, MD, FAED
  • Suzanne Mazzeo, PhD, FAED
  • Susan McElroy, MD, FAED
  • Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED
  • Gail McVey, PhD, CPsych, FAED
  • Philip Mehler, MD, FAED
  • Janell Mensinger, PhD, FAED
  • Nadia Micali, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Deborah Michel, PhD, CEDS-S, FAED
  • Diane Mickley MD, FAED
  • James E. Mitchell, MD, FAED
  • Karen S. Mitchell, PhD, FAED
  • J. Scott Mizes, PhD, FAED
  • Jonathan Mond, PhD, MPH, FAED
  • Lauren Muhlheim, PsyD, CEDS-S, FAED
  • Melissa A. Munn-Chernoff, PhD, FAED
  • Charles A. Murkofsky, MD, FAED


  • Michiko Nakazato, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, MPH, PhD, RD, FAED
  • Dasha Nicholls, MBBS, MD (Res), MRCPsych, FAED
  • Umberto Nizzoli, PhD, MPH, MCA, MDCA, MAd, FAED
  • Mark Norris, BSc (Hon), MD, FRCPC, FAED
  • Stacey Lynn Nye, PhD, FAED


  • Wendy Oliver-Pyatt, MD, FAED
  • Marion P. Olmsted, PhD, FAED


  • Robert Palmer, FRCPsych, FAED
  • Hana Papežová, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Susan Paxton, PhD, FAED
  • Christine M. Peat, PhD, LP, FAED
  • Marisol Perez, PhD, FAED
  • Carol Peterson, PhD, LP, FAED
  • Kathleen M. Pike, PhD, FAED
  • Niva Piran, PhD, FAED
  • Charles Portney, MD, FAED
  • Juana Poulisis, MD, FAED
  • Pauline S. Powers, MD, FAED
  • Tamara Pryor, PhD, FAED



  • Dan W. Reiff, MPH, RD, FAED
  • Mae Lynn Reyes-Rodriguez, PhD, FAED
  • Renee Rienecke, PhD, FAED
  • Susan Ringwood, BA, FAED
  • Maria Teresa Rivera, MS, RD, LD, FAED
  • Rachel Rodgers, PhD, FAED
  • Mary Rouse, MD, FAED
  • Janice Russell, MD, FAED
  • Guillermina Rutsztein, PhD, FAED


  • Ulrike Schmidt, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Lucy Serpell, PhD, DClinPsy, FAED
  • Roberta Sherman, PhD, FAED
  • Carol Signore, MAT, MS, LMFT, FAED
  • Thomas Silber, MD, MASS, FAED
  • Reba Sloan, MPH, LRD, FAED
  • Kendrin Sonneville, ScD, RD, FAED
  • Howard Steiger, PhD, FAED
  • Ruth Striegel, PhD FAED
  • Michael Strober, PhD, FAED
  • Robyn Sysco, PhD, FAED


  • Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD, FAED
  • Mary Tantillo, PhD, RN, CS, FAED
  • Kate Tchanturia, PhD, FAED
  • Jennifer Thomas, PhD, FAED
  • Ron Thompson, PhD, FAED
  • Heather Thompson-Brenner, PhD, FAED
  • David Tobin, PhD, FAED
  • Stephen W. Touyz, PhD, FAED
  • Janet Treasure, FRCPsych, FAED
  • Eva Maria Trujillo, MD, FAED
  • Tracy Tylka, PhD, FAED



  • Annemarie van Elburg, MD, PhD, FAED
  • Eric van Furth, PhD, FAED
  • Piergiuseppe Vinai, MD, FAED
  • Kristin von Ranson, PhD, RPsych, FAED


  • Tracey Wade, PhD, FAED
  • Glenn Waller, DPhil, FAED
  • B. Timothy Walsh, MD, FAED
  • Warren Ward, MBBS, FRANZCP, FAED
  • Mark Warren, MD, MPH, FAED
  • Therese S. Waterhous, PhD, RDN, CEDRD, FAED
  • Kenneth Weiner, MD, FAED
  • Ted Weltzin, MD, FAED
  • Christina Wierenga, PhD, FAED
  • Jennifer Wildes, PhD, FAED
  • Denise Wilfley PhD, FAED
  • Susan G. Willard, LCSW, BCD, FAED
  • Claire Wiseman, PhD, FAED
  • Lucene Wisniewski, PhD, FAED
  • Stephen Wonderlich, PhD, FAED
  • D. Blake Woodside, MD, FAED




  • Kathryn Zerbe, MD, FAED