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The Seventh Annual Veritas Collaborative Symposium on Eating Disorders
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https://veritascollaborative.com/events-and-training/symposium-2018/

9/14/2018 to 9/15/2018
When: Friday, September 14, 2018
Where: The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North
7 Concourse Parkway NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30328
United States
Contact: (770) 395-3900

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The Veritas Collaborative Symposium on Eating Disorders offers medical and mental health professionals the opportunity to learn from experts in the field to better apply best-practice care for patients and their families and provides up to 12.5 continuing education credits. With a multidisciplinary team of speakers, the Symposium aims to define the role of biology in the development of eating disorders; promote evidence-based identification, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders for all persons, including those with complex presentations; and emphasize key components for eating disorder recovery. In short, the Symposium seeks to advance access to care for all persons affected by eating disorders.

 

Agenda

September 14, 2018

  • 7:30 AM

    Registration & Breakfast

  • 8:30 AM

    Hormones and Genetics: Neurobiological Risk Factors for Eating Disorders in Women across Development (Keynote Address: Kelly Klump, PhD)

  • 10:00 AM

    Break

  • 10:15 AM

    Breakout Sessions

    Building a Hospital-based Medical Stabilization Team: The Children’s Healthcare Experience (Breakout A: Leslie Cox, MS, RD, CSP, LD, CEDRD, Laura Doerr, MD, FAAP & Maryann Jacob, MD, MS)

    Obsessed and Hungry: Understanding OCD and Eating Disorders (Breakout B: Steve Tsao, PhD)

    Seeking Connected-eating:  Neurobiologically-informed Nutrition Therapy for Eating Disorders (Breakout C: Leah Graves, RD, LD, CEDRD, FAED)

  • 11:45 AM

    Lunch

  • 12:45 PM

    Breakout Sessions

    Eating Disorders in Children (Breakout A: Anna Tanner, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, CEDS)

    Understanding and Treating the Triad: Eating Disorders, Substance Use Disorders, and PTSD (Breakout B: Tim Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, HCEDS)

    Running on Empty: Sport Nutrition Therapy Case Studies of Athletes During their Recovery Process and a New Community Based Online Education Program for Coaches and Exercise Professionals (Breakout C: Page Love, MS, RDN, CSSD, LD)

  • 2:15 PM

    Workshop: A Brain-based Approach to Eating Disorders Treatment (Laura Hill, PhD)

  • 4:15 PM

    Break

  • 4:30 PM

    Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Feeding Disorders – A Historical Subtype of Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) (Keynote Address: Will Sharp, PhD)

  • 6:00 PM

    Social Dinner Event

September 15, 2018

  • 7:30 AM

    Breakfast

  • 8:30 AM

     Eating Disorder Recovery: Long-Term Outcomes (Keynote Address: Kamryn Eddy, PhD)

  • 10:00 AM

    Break

  • 10:15 AM

    The Role of DBT in the Treatment of Complex Eating Disorders (Keynote Address: Lucene Wisnewski, PhD, FAED)

  • 11:45 AM

    Lunch

  • 12:45 PM

    Exploring the Relationship between Anorexia Nervosa and Altered Brain-Body Signaling (Keynote Address: Kyle Simmons, PhD)

  • 2:15 PM

    Tours of the Child & Adolescent Hospital in Atlanta (tours end at 5pm)