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September 24, 2015

Bridging Research and Reality: Suicide and Eating Disorders

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Join us for a research topic discussion on "Suicide and Eating Disorders" October 19 from 6-7 PM in St. Paul.

Drs. Scott Crow and Emily Pisetsky will be presenting their research on the elevated risk of suicide in individuals with eating disorders.

Both Drs. Crow and Pisetsky have published extensively in this area and are currently conducting research aimed at identifying those at highest risk of suicide and understanding what leads to increases in suicide in the moment. They will present data from both from their previously published research as well as initial findings from a study recently completed at The Emily Program.

The Emily Program clients, family members, friends, treatment providers, and staff are invited and encouraged to participate. We look forward to a great discussion!

When: Oct. 19 from 6-7 PM

Where: The Emily Program, 2265 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

About the speakers:

photo of scott crow md director of research at the emily programScott Crow, MD
Scott is the Chief Research Officer at The Emily Program. Scott oversees research that The Emily Program conducts in partnership with the University of Minnesota. He also provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management for a small caseload of individual clients. Scott earned his medical degree and completed his psychiatric residency at the University of Minnesota, where he is now a professor. Scott has been active in national and international eating disorders groups and is Past President of the Academy of Eating Disorders.

photo of Emily Pisetsky from University of Minnesota ResearchEmily Pisetsky, PhD
Emily is a T32 Post Doctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota. She received her B.A. in psychology with high honors from Wesleyan University in 2007. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Charleston and received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013. Her primary research interests include investigating novel treatment modalities and mediums, behavior genetics, and factors associated with suicide risk in individuals with eating disorders.

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