MEEDA Educational Event


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Middle Eastern Eating Disorders Association
Virtual Chapter Meeting
June 8, 2021
9AM - 2:30PM (GST) (UTC+4)



9AM-11:30AM (GST) (UTC+4)
Research Session

Chairs: Dr Joumana Warde Kamar & Dr Elie Karam

  • Eating Disorders in the Arab world: A Literature Review
    • Presenter: Bernou Melisse

  • Burnout, Eating Disorders, and Other Psychological Morbidities in Lebanese Medical Students
    • Presenters: Dr Farid Talih & Dr Maya Bizri

  • Prevalence and Correlates of a Positive Screen for Eating Disorders Among Syrian Refugees
    • Presenter: Dr Antoine Aoun

    • Association Between Eating Behaviors and Quarantine/Confinement Stressors During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak
      • Presenter: Chadia Haddad

    • Q&A for 15 mins

    12PM-2:30PM (GST) (UTC+4)

    Chairs: Dr Jeremy Alford & Dr Heba Essawy

    • Trauma, Food Insecurity and Eating Disorders: Reflections on the Effects of the Lebanese Crisis on Eating Disorders
      • Presenters: Carine el Khazen & Dr Samer El Hayek

    • Founding a Novel Pediatric Eating Disorders Program with Limited Resources: Pearls and Pitfalls form the State of Qatar’s Experience
      • Presenter: Dr Alanoud Al-ansari

    • Weight Stigma in Healthcare: Policy Makers, Healthcare Practitioners and Patient's Perspective
      • Presenter: Dr Lily O’Hara

    • The Weight Loss Industry in the Middle-East
      • Presenter: Clair el-Jor

    • Q&A for 15 mins