Lunchtime seminars coming soon
Senior research fellow, Phillippa Diedrichs, PhD, from the Centre for Appearance Research at the University of the West of England: Bristol will be a visiting scholar with STRIPED in the first week of December. While she is in Boston, she will be presenting, “Body Politics: Translating Research Into Practice With Government, Politicians and Policy Makers in the UK to Improve Body Image and Prevent Eating Disorders,” a talk on eating disorder prevention in the United Kingdom. Please join us on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, from 12:30p-1:20p in the Kresge building, Room #201, at Harvard School of Public Health.
Later in the week, Dr. Diedrichs will also be presenting, “Policy Approaches to Improving Body Image and Preventing Eating Disorders: A Researcher’s Perspective on Working With Government, Politicians and Policy Makers in the UK” at Boston Children’s Hospital. Please join us on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, from 12pm-1pm in the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at 333 Longwood Ave in the 6th floor conference room.
Next spring, STRIPED Visiting Scholar Christina Roberto, PhD, and STRIPED trainee Brigitte Granger will reveal the results of Dr.Roberto’s new pilot study on deceptive advertising of weight loss products in their talk “Diet Industry Marketing Practices: The Problem’s Scope & Solutions.”
Also coming next spring, senior clinical fellow, Katherine L. Record, JD, MPH, MA, from the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation at Harvard Law School will be presenting, “Spring 2014: Skeletal Is Still the Proverbial Black,” a talk on the intersection of the fashion industry, gender, body image, and occupational health and safety.