Events

As the snow begins to melt, please join STRIPED for our upcoming talk on eating disorders prevention and the beauty industry!

Speaker: Susan Greenhalgh, PhD
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 12:30pm – 1:20pm
Location: Kresge G2, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

We hear a great deal about the dangers of fatness to the nation, but little about the dangers of today’s epidemic of fat talk to individuals and society at large. How do those who do not fit the “ideal” body type feel? How do young people withstand the daily assault on their body type and sense of self-worth? Join us for a conversation with Susan Greenhalgh, PhD, to challenge the way we conceptualize the obesity epidemic. This talk is sponsored by the Harvard Chan Student Government, the Food Literacy Project, and STRIPED. Click here to register.

Speaker: Allegra Gordon, MPH
Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Time: 1:30pm-3:30pm
Location: FXB G-11, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Join us as STRIPED trainee Allegra Gordon presents her dissertation, Gender Expression, Discrimination and Health Among U.S. Adolescents and Young Adults: Quantitative and Qualitative Approaches. The presentation will include findings from two studies examining the relationships between gender and mental and physical health in heterosexual and sexual minority adolescents and young adults as well as an overview of findings from Project Body Talk, a first-of-its-kind qualitative study of disordered weight and shape control behaviors among young transgender women in New England. This exciting dissertation work was partially supported by the STRIPED Dissertation Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research.

Speaker: Phillippa Diedrichs, PhD
Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Time: 12:30pm-1:20pm
Location: FXB G-11, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Join STRIPED for a talk by Phillippa Diedrichs, PhD, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England in Bristol. Dr. Diedrichs will be presenting “Large Scale Dissemination of Eating Disorders Prevention in the European Union,” a talk on her trailblazing academic-corporate partnership with Dove to disseminate evidence-based eating disorders prevention programs on a massive scale throughout Europe. This talk is sponsored by STRIPED.