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Dr. Michael Levine

Dr. Michael Levine

Dr. Michael Levine is a Psychology Professor at Kenyon College in Ohio. Michael's special interests include the links between eating problems and preventive education, public health, and mass media. He has published many articles and chapters on these topics, and he has given talks in the United States, Canada, Spain, Australia, and Great Britain.

Michael is co-editor (with Drs. Smolak and Ruth Striegel-Moore) of The Developmental Psychopathology of Eating Disorders (Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 1996) and (with Drs. Niva Piran and Catherine Steiner-Adair) of Preventing Eating Disorders: A Handbook of Interventions and Special Challenges (Philadelphia, PA: Brunner/Mazel, 1999). A Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), in 2006 he received the Meehan-Hartley Award for Leadership in Public Awareness and Advocacy from the AED. Levine is also on the Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). In 2004 he received the Lori Irving Award for Prevention and Awareness from NEDA.

 

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