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2016 Eating Disorders Conference Presentations

Thank you to all who attended the Irish National Eating Disorders Conference on February 27th. Please find below the presentations.

Gerard Butcher, Conference Organiser

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Keynote Address: Professor Donal O’Shea, Consultant Endocrinologist, St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin.

The Vicious Cycle of Obesity and Immune Dysfunction

Keynote Address: Professor Megan Jones, Clinical Assistant Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University, California.

New Technologies in the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders

Dr Caoimhe Clarke, St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

Presentations to an Irish Eating Disorders Service – who are they?

Dr Catherine Hayes, Trinity College Dublin.

Obesity Policy: The race we do not want to win

Willie Hacket & Sean Boland, Coordinator Community Integrated Eating Disorder Program, St Canice’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

A Virtual Out-Patient Eating Disorder Service in the Carlow/Kilkenny HSE Adult Mental Health Service

Anne McKenny, Belfast Health Trust.

Starting from Ground Zero – the experience of building an eating disorders community-based service

Harriet Parsons, Bodywhys

Eating Disorders: The Support Organisation’s Perspective