Dissertation and Postdoctoral Research Award

In September each year, doctoral students and research fellows at the Harvard School of Public Health may apply for the STRIPED Dissertation and Postdoctoral Research Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research. Doctoral students or research fellows whose dissertation or research is focused on a topic related to prevention of eating disorders or disordered weight- and shape-control behaviors are eligible to apply. Doctoral students must pass their oral exam prior to applying. The STRIPED Dissertation and Postdoctoral Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research is made possible by the generous support of the Ellen Feldberg Gordon Fund for Eating Disorders Research.

2013 Award Winners:

Erica Kenney: “Measuring weight-based discrimination in school settings”

Emily Kroshus: “Group Processes for Risk and Prevention of Unhealthy Behaviors on College Sports Teams”

2012 Award Winners:

Bernice Raveche Garnett: “The Intersection Between Weight-Based Discrimination and Racial Discrimination: A Mixed-Methodology Study with Ethnically Diverse Youth”

Emily Kroshus: “Health and Performance Promotion as Eating Disorder Prevention? Understanding the Role of Healthy Athletic Behaviors as Protective for Disordered Eating on Female Collegiate Sports Teams”

2011 Award Winners:

Bernice Raveche Garnett: “The Intersection Between Weight-Based Discrimination and Racial Discrimination: A Mixed-Methodology Study with Ethnically Diverse Youth”

Monica L. Wang: “Risk and Protective Factors for Disordered Weight Control”