schedule at-a-glance
October 10-12, 2013
Washington, D.C.

Overview of NEDA Conference Agenda

Thursday, October 10, 2013

8:30 – 10:30 am NEDA Federal Lobby Day Training
11:00 am – 3:00 pm NEDA Federal Lobby Day – Capitol Hill
Co-hosted by The Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp)
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Registration and Check-In
4:00 – 5:00 pm First-Time Attendee Orientation and NEDA Buddy Meeting
5:00 – 6:00 pm Eating Disorders 101 Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD, Vicki Paley, LCSW, BCD
6:00 – 7:30 pm Welcome Social and Legislator Reception | Refreshments provided. Open to all.
7:45 – 9:00 pm Family & Friends Kick-Off Dinner (Open to all, space limited. Ticket purchase required.)

Friday, October 11, 2013

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Check-In
8:00 am – 6:00 pm Hospitality Lounge open
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast and NEDA Buddy Meeting
9:00 – 9:15 am Welcome and Awards Presentation
9:15 – 10:00 am GENERAL SESSION 1 Keynote Presentation
What Research Can Tell Us About Eating Disorders
Thomas Insel, MD, Director of NIMH (National Institute of Mental Health)
10:00 – 10:30 am Exhibit Hall Viewing and Refreshment Break
10:30 – 11:45 am Concurrent Sessions 1
Educator/ Outreach BED in the DSM-5: Implications for Improving Detection, Intervention and Knowledge About Effective Treatment Denise Wilfley, PhD 
Marian Tanofsky-Kraff, PhD
Family Basic Protect Yourself: Minimizing Liability for Providers and Advocacy for Consumers John Dolores, JD, PhD
Diversity and Special Issues Intuitive Exercise and Recovery: Personal, Professional and Practical Perspectives Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, CEDS, FAED
Co-Occurring Conditions Co-Occurring Healthcare Concerns for Individuals Affected by Eating Disorders:
Effective Strategies for Treating a Patient with Type 1 Diabetes in an Eating Disorder World Dawn Taylor, PsyD, LP
Marcia Meier, BAN, RN, CDE
Perinatal Healthcare for Individuals with Eating Disorders: An Interdisciplinary Approach Anya Snyder, RN, MSN, FPMHNP-BC
Treatment The Brain Fix: Using Nutrition and Neuroscience as a Metaphor for Recovery Ralph Carson, RD, PhD
NEDA Hosted NEDA Navigators

Douglas Bunnell, PhD, FAED, CEDS
Ilene Fishman, LCSW, ACSW
Phoebe Megna
Susie Roman, MA
Diana Kalogridis, MA

Hospitality Lounge Writing Through Stress and Shame: An Experiential Workshop for a New Take on Challenging Emotions Carolyn Jennings
11:45 am – 1:15 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing and Lunch
1:15 – 2:30 pm GENERAL SESSION 2
The Pervasive Nature of Weight Stigmatization: Implications for Treatment, Public Health and Policy Solutions
Rebecca Puhl, PhD, Director of Research at the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at Yale University
2:30 – 3:00 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing and Refreshment Break
3:00 – 4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions 2
Educator/ Outreach

Eating Disorder Prevention in Comprehensive Health Education: Successful Strategies for Curriculum Adoption and Student Referral Protocols in School  

Nancy Hemendinger, BS, MPA
Family Basic

Understanding Medical Complications of Eating Disorders Can Empower Practitioners and Families and Help Motivate Recovery

Jennifer Gaudiani, MD, CEDS
Diversity and Special Issues When a Feeding Disorder Becomes an Eating Disorder: Problems in Pediatrics   Karen Beerbower, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD
Co-Occurring Conditions Treating Eating Disorders in Those Who Have Experienced Trauma   Timothy Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP

Eating Pathology After Bariatric Surgery: Understanding Risk and Improving Treatment  

Margaret Seide, MS, MD
Janelle W. Coughlin, PhD, Allisyn Pletch, APRN-PMH, BC

NEDA Hosted

Advocacy and Eating Disorders: The Power of Speaking Out

Taryn O'Brien
Bobbie Eisenstock, PhD
Veronica Sullivan, PhD

4:15 – 4:30 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing and Refreshment Break
4:30 – 5:45pm Concurrent Sessions 3
  Educator/ Outreach

Spotlighting Tele-Mental Health: Technology's role in Prevention, Treatment, Research and Policy with in the Eating Disorder Population

Martha Ireland, PhD, RN, CS, CEDS, DCC
  Family Basic "I Have No Idea Where To Start!": Understanding Evidence-Based Treatment Options, Levels of Care and Considerations in Choosing a Treatment Provider    Stephen Wonderlich, PhD
  Diversity and Special Issues Advances In The Treatment Of Body Image Ann Kearney-Cooke, PhD
  Co-Occurring Conditions Co-Occurring Disorders: When Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse Collide Kimberly Dennis, MD

Not just a Girl's Disease: Treating Boys with Eating Disorders from a Psychological and Dietary Perspective

Dena Cabrera, PsyD, CEDS
Megan Kniskern, MS, RD

  NEDA Hosted NEDA Walk Coordinator Training Julie Steinberg
6:00 – 7:00pm Networking Social | Refreshments provided. Open to all.
7:30 – 9:30pm 2014 Scholarship Fundraising Event: NEDA Surprise Party at Hill Country BBQ, including blue grass music!

Join us for food, drink and good cheer. Funds support 2014 NEDA Conference Scholarships. (Optional. Open to the public. Ticket purchase required.)

Saturday, October 12, 2013

7:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration and Check-In
8:00 am – 5:15 pm Hospitality Lounge open
7:30 – 8:45 am Breakfast and NEDA Buddy Meeting
9:00 – 9:15 am General Session Welcome and Awards Presentation
9:15 – 10:30 am GENERAL SESSION 3 Family Panel
The Mosaic of Recovery: Diversity in Eating Disorder Experiences
Moderated by: Ovidio Bermudez, MD
Panelists include: Shelly Chiang, Emily Farquharson, Esq., Theresa Larson, DPT, Bill MacLachlan, Benjamin O'Keefe and Gwen Vann
10:30 – 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Viewing and Refreshment Break
11:00 am – 12:15pm Concurrent Sessions 4
Educator/ Outreach REbeL Peer Education: Theories and Examples of an Eating Disorder Prevention Program Based on Dissonance, Health at Every Size and Mindfulness

Laura Eickman, PsyD
Lauren Breithaupt

Family Basic Changing Behavior and Mastering Recovery: Increasing Self-Efficacy for Normative Eating and Body Image

Angela Guarda, MD
Graham Redgrave, MD

Stephen Klagholz
Tom Klagholz

Diversity and Special Issues Eating Disorders Don't Discriminate: Impacts of Acculturation, Barriers to Care and Unique Contributing and Protective Factors

Gayle Brooks, PhD
Rosie Molinary, MFA

Co-Occurring Conditions Anxiety and Eating Disorders: How Research and Evidence-based Treatments Improve Outcomes

Alies Muskin
Daniel Pine, MD
Mary E. Salcedo, MD


The Science of Appetite in Eating Disorders 

Walter Kaye, MD
NEDA Hosted
Support & Recovery Roundtable Series: Grief and Loss:
For Families and Friends Who Have Lost a Loved One

For Those Dealing with Grief or a Sense of Loss Associated with a Loved One’s Ongoing Struggle

Ilene Fishman, LCSW, ACSW
Brenda Alpert Sigall, PhD, CEDS

  Hospitality Lounge Obtaining Treatment Authorization in the Complex World of Insurance

Dawn Lee-Akers
Erin M. Akers

12:15 – 1:45 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing and Lunch
12:45 – 1:30 pm Support & Recovery Roundtable Series:
Supporting Your Partner Through Recovery
For Dads: Tips for Supporting Your Child and Practicing Self-Care
For Moms: Tips for Supporting Your Child and Practicing Self-Care
Impact of an Eating Disorder on Siblings
Sexuality and Gender Identity
1:45 – 2:00 pm General Session Welcome and Awards Presentation
2:00 – 3:15 pm

“Be A Man?” Gender Role Conformity, Sociocultural Pressures and Challenges in Eating Disorder Detection, Treatment and Recovery Among Males
Ted Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA, Medical Director of Eating Disorder Services at Rogers Memorial Hospital
Tim Freson, MS, Counselor in Health and Wellness Services at Washington State University

3:15 – 3:45 pm Exhibit Hall Viewing and Refreshment Break
3:45 – 5:00 pm Concurrent Sessions 5
Educator/ Outreach Eating Disorders In the College Population:
  Embody Carolina: Providing Eating Disorder Support with Peer Education

Disordered Eating in Sororities: Identifying Risk and Resiliency Factor
Cristin Runfola,  PhD
Colleen Daly
Savannah King
Christine Peat, PhD

Amazing Just the Way You Are: Body Acceptance

Andrea Kirk-Jenkins, MSEd, NCC
Gina Polychronopoulos, MS, MSEd, NCC 
Mardie Burckes-Miller, ED.D, CHES, CEDS, FAED 

Family Basic

Self-Care for Supporters: DBT Isn't Just for Patients

Amy Hammett, LPC
Dick Kuegemen
Diane Hilleary, LCSW

Diversity and Special Issues Transcending Behavior

Ryan Sallans, MA
Rylan Jay Testa, PhD

Co-Occurring Conditions OCD and Anorexia Nervosa: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Carrie Poline, DO
Ryan Schwerzmann, LMFT
Eileen Shaw, MS, LPC, RDN, LD
Melissa Sparks, NCC, MMFT

Treatment Keeping Your WITs: Development and Implementation of a Weekend Intensive Treatment Camp for Adolescents with Eating Disorders and their Parents

Kathleen Mammel,  MD
Therese T. Scarpace, LMSW, ACSW

NEDA Hosted

Building Bridges Not Walls: Using Technologies to Pave the Way to Support, Activism and Advances in the Eating Disorders Field

Claire Mysko, MA
Jenna Tregarthen

3:45 – 5:00 pm Support & Recovery Roundtable Series:
Males Affected by an Eating Disorder
Eating Disorders within Underserved Populations