Early Career Development Award

Congratulations to Josiemer Mattei & Hannah Cory and Kuanysh Yergaliyev, recipients of the 2018 STRIPED Early Career Development Award in Eating Disorders Prevention Research!

Josiemer Mattei is an Assistant Professor and Hannah Cory is a doctoral student of Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Their project, titled “Sociocultural Weight Stigma and Disordered Eating Behaviors in Latinx Adolescents,” will examine disordered eating behaviors and experiences of weight stigma in Latinx adolescents.

Kuanysh is a doctoral candidate in the Public Health Leadership concentration at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Kuanysh’s project, titled “Policy Translation to Improve Regulation of Dietary Supplements for Weight Loss and Muscle Building Sold to Youth in Massachusetts Municipalities,” will help to propose a better regulatory framework for the sale of the dietary supplements for weight loss and muscle building at local level in order to curtail youth access to these products.


2016 Award Winners:

Allegra Gordon: “Being Ourselves, Living in Diverse Bodies”

Yongjoo Kim: “Identifying Sociocontextual Influences on Eating Disorders Risk Among Adolescents in South Korea”

2015 Award Winners: 

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

Flora Or: “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”