Upcoming Lecture: Neurocognition in Eating Disorders

Dr Alison Darcy, Stanford University

Dr Darcy will give a lecture on Neurocognition in Eating Disorders, Friday 29 June 2012, F209 UCD Newman Building, 1-3 pm. Lunch will be provided at 1pm. RSVP to Barbara.Dooley@ucd.ie by Wednesday 27 June.

Alison Darcy, PhD is a Child and Adolescent Psychology Fellow at Stanford University School of Medicine. Under the mentorship of Professor James Lock, Dr Darcy has built an international reputation as an expert on males with eating disorders, and neurocognition in eating disorders. Dr Darcy has contributed to the development of novel approaches to eating disorders, such as Cognitive Remediation Therapy, and has been involved in a number of National Institute of Mental Health-funded randomized clinical trials.

She was also a Senior Investigator on the DSM5 field trials in Stanford Clinics. She is Co-Chair of the Academy of Eating Disorders Males and Eating Disorders Special Interest Group, former Chairman of the Board of Bodywhys, the National Eating Disorders Association of Ireland, and recipient of the Academy of Eating Disorders Early Investigator Award.