Blog Posts and Commentaries

Ojumu, O, Hodi, C. The Government Can (and Should) Make Social Media Platforms Safer for Young Users. Common Dreams, 2022. Oluwadunni (Dunni) Ojumu is a STRIPED trainee and undergraduate student at Harvard College. Caroline Hodi is a STRIPED Youth Corps member.

Chung, J, Huang, S. Turning the corner against eating disorders. New York Daily News, 2022. Joanne Chung and Stanley Huang are graduated members of the STRIPED Youth Corps.

Dunk, R. Eating disorders are ravaging young people. Commonwealth Magazine, 2022. Ryan Dunk is a STRIPED trainee and graduated with his bachelor’s degree from Suffolk University in May 2022.

Givens, M, Lindsey, AT, Ivie, A, Austin, SB, Deuster, PA. Tracking adverse reactions to dietary supplements could help military readiness. Military Times, 2022. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Nagata, J, Austin, SB. Diet pills are incredibly dangerous for teens. California needs to regulate them like cigarettes. San Francisco Chronicle, 2022. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Hildebrandt TB, Austin SB. Keep the diet industry from feeding on teenagers’ fears. Albany Times Union, 2021. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Austin SB. Coming to Terms with Weight Issues, Letter to the Editor. New York Times, 2021. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this letter.

Austin SB, Peat CM, Bulik CM. Eating disorders cost US $65 billion a year: Here’s what agencies can do.  The Hill, 2020. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Body Positivity: It’s here, it’s now, but what does it mean? Psychology Today Blog Body Politics, 2020. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Austin SB. Message from the President. The Academy for Eating Disorders Forum, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this letter.

Sobel T, Austin SB. The Disturbing Surprises at Your Local Pharmacy. Psychology Today, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is a co-author of this op-ed.

Austin SB. A Way Forward for WW. Academy for Eating Disorders Blog, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this blog piece.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Can We Free Ourselves from “Bikini Shame”? Psychology Today, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the co-author of this op-ed.

Austin SB. Taking our place at the table as citizen scientists and clinicians. Academy for Eating Disorders Blog, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this blog piece.

Sobel T, Austin SB. Photoshopping ourselves to death. Psychology Today, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the co-author of this article.

Austin SB. Kim Kardashian-Jameela Jamil feud has done more to expose detox tea lies than the FDA. NBC News THINK, 2019. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this article.

Austin SB, Tefft N. Could a Diet pills tax help get these toxic products out of kids’ hands? National Eating Disorders Association, 2018. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the co-author of this article.

Austin SB. Odds, Arcs, and Policy Change: A Step-by-Step Look at a Public Health Campaign Taking on the Dietary Supplements Industry. Harvard Public Health Review, 2018. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this article.

Gordon AR. Shining a Light on Gender Identity and Eating Disorders. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, June 28, 2017. STRIPED Collaborating Mentor Allegra Gordon is the author of this article.

Austin SB. What’s Strategic Science Got to Do With Eating Disorder Prevention? Just About Everything. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, Feb. 27, 2017. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the author of this article.

Record KL, Austin SB. Humans, not hangers: Why it’s time to regulate the U.S. fashion industry. U.S. News & World Report Blog For Better, 2015. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the c0-author of this article.

Austin SB, Mayer B. Putting kids before profits: Massachusetts campaign takes dietary supplements to task. National Eating Disorders Association Blog, 2015. STRIPED Director Dr. Austin is the c0-author of this article.