Dissertation and Postdoctoral Research Award

Congratulations to Flora Or and Erica Kenney, winners of the STRIPED Dissertation and Postdoctoral Research Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research!

Flora Or is a doctoral student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard Chan School. Her study, “Adverse Events in the Past Decade: Are Dietary Supplements Truly Safe Until Proven Otherwise?” will assess the risks and adverse events caused by dietary supplements marketed for weight loss and muscle building in the past decade. Dr. Erica Kenney is a postdoctoral fellow with the Prevention Research Center at the Harvard Chan School. Erica’s study, “Do Schools Unintentionally Promote Unhealthy Weight Control Behaviors With Their Health Promotion Programs?” will address potential impacts of obesity prevention programs on weight stigma in schools across the country.

Huge congratulations, Erica and Flora, on your important work!

2015 Award Winners: 

Erica Kenney: “Do Schools Unintentionally Promote Unhealthy Weight Control Behaviors with Their Health Promotion Programs?”

Flora Oh: “Adverse Effects in the Past Decade: Are Dietary Supplements Truly Safe Until Proven Otherwise?”

2014 Award Winners:

Emily Kroshus: “Primary and Secondary Prevention of Disordered Eating in Sports Settings: Understanding Determinants of Coach Behaviors and Developing Strategies for Change”

Allegra Gordon: “Project Body Talk: Experiences of Weight and Shape Control among Young Transgender Women”

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”