In The News

Obesity rates among children soared during pandemic. A local study aims to help. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 2022

Gyms Shouldn’t Have Scales. Slate, June 2021

Most people with eating disorders never get treatment—this new online platform makes support more accessible. Vogue, February 2021

During COVID, eating disorder patients turn to apps. WIRED, September 2020

College students access eating disorders therapy via phone app. Washington University School of Medicine The Record, August 2020

Anxiety from the covid-19 pandemic could be making eating disorders worse. Forbes, August 2020.

COVID-19-era isolation is making dangerous eating disorders worse. Scientific American, August 2020

The ‘Quarantine 15’: Weight gain (and loss) and the effects of stay-at-home. St. Louis Post-Dispatch, June 2020.

Childhood Obesity Treatment. Washington University School of Medicine Institute for Public Health, September 2019.

Praise, don’t tease, and other tips to help kids with their weight. St. Louis Public Radio, August 2019

Mobile phone technology to screen, help treat college students. Washington University School of Medicine The Record, March 2019.

$14 million to fund research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. Washington University School of Medicine The Record, June 2018.

A key to tackling childhood obesity: Involve families and follow up. Washington University School of Medicine The Record, December 2017.

A variety of therapies can help when binge eating becomes a disorder – Duluth News Tribune, September 2016

America’s Growing Problem – Washington University School of Medicine Outlook Magazine, May 2016

8 Ways Your Body Reacts to a Binge – Reader’s Digest, May 2016

Jokes Obscure Truth That Eating Disorders can be Fatal – St. Louis Post-Dispatch, March 2016

Little Big Kids The Common Reader, May 2015

From Talking Cure to Texting Cure  Bloomberg Businessweek, February 2015

Binge Eating: The Invisible Disorder – St. Louis Magazine, February 2015

There’s a Promising Pill for Binge Eating Disorder – Time Magazine, January 2015

Girl loses 65 pounds in a fight against childhood obesity – CNN News, July 2014

ThriveOn Wants to Make Mental Health Care Affordable and Accessible – TechCrunch, May 2014

Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years – New York Times, January 2014