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Pauline Powers, MD

Pauline Powers

Pauline Powers, M.D. is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of eating disorders. She is currently Director of the University of South Florida Center for Eating and Weight Disorders within the Department of Pediatrics, Health Sciences Center, University of South Florida.  She 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 Researh Society, and is on the Editorial Board of the Eating Disorders Review.

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 for 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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Online Courses and DVDs

Clinical Toolbox for the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Clinical Toolbox for the Treatment of Eating Disorders

1.5 CE's In this advanced, clinical course, Dr. Powers provides a multidimensional view of the complexities of treating patients with eating disorders and co-morbid psychiatric disorders. Using actual cases and the treatment plans that were p...

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Major Elements of Treatment:  Combining Medications and Psychotherapy

Major Elements of Treatment:  Combining Medications and Psychotherapy

1.5 CE's In this course, Dr. Powers will review the medications commonly used to manage symptoms related to eating disorders including one that is currently approved by the FDA. Medications that are sometimes used to treat co-morbid psychiatr...

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