Dr. Pauline Powers

Pauline Powers, M.D.leads the Eating disorders programs at Fairwinds Treatment Center. She is nationally and internationally recognized as a leading researcher, educator and trainer in the ongoing battle to end eating disorders. With over 40 years of experience in the field of eating disorder treatment, Dr. Powers was the founding President of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED), past President of the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA), a founding member of the Eating Disorders Research Society, is on the Editorial Board of the Eating Disorders Review, and is a published author on the subject of eating disorders.

Dr. Powers is on the Scientific Board of Directors of the National Eating Disorders Screening Program. As an active board member for NEDA , she recently served as the President in 2005 and was awarded the Life Time achievement award in 2006. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association Committee preparing Guidelines of the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Dr. Powers was recognized as the Outstanding Clinician in 2000, by the Academy for Eating Disorders. She is the immediate past president for the National Eating Disorders Association.


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