S Bryn Austin, ScD

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Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health;  Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School; Director of Fellowship Research Training, Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Boston Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Austin is an award-winning researcher, teacher, and mentor. Her primary research is in the behavioral sciences and social epidemiology, addressing social and physical environmental influences on eating disorders risk, strategies for preventing eating disorders, and promotion of healthful eating, physical activity, and development in youth in school and community settings. Dr. Austin serves as the President of the board of directors of the Academy for Eating Disorders, and other leading positions in the field of eating disorders In addition, her research interests include gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender adolescent health and reduction of sexual orientation and gender identity related health disparities. Dr. Austin received her ScD from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

  • AED president calls for more training for frontline medical providers

    AED president calls for more training for frontline medical providers

    We can dedicate our careers to developing all manner of effective treatments, but if at the end of the day they are not reaching the vast majority of people who need them, what impact have we had? – AED President, S. Bryn Austin, FAED Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) President, Bryn Austin, has urged her members..