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Cancer Control Program Behavioral Research Meeting: Margit Berman, PhD

Margit Berman, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Co-Director of the Mood Disorders Service at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Location: Rubin 852
Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Title: “Sized-Based Bias and Discrimination in Obesity Care: Our Patients Deserve Better!"

Speaker Bio: Dr. Berman holds a doctorate in Counseling and Social Psychology (University of Minnesota, 2006). She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and co-directs the Mood Disorders Service at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Her research and clinical interests include feminist and acceptance-based interventions for eating disorders, depression, and obesity. Her current research, funded by a Hitchcock Foundation Scholars Career Development Award, focuses on developing and evaluating Accept Yourself!, an integrated Health At Every Size and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy intervention to enhance the mental and physical health of obese, depressed women. Recent publications include pilot studies of new treatments for depression and eating-related concerns in journals including Behavior Therapy, European Eating Disorders Review, and Clinical Social Work Journal, and meta-analytic and other research predicting depression treatment outcomes, in journals including PLOS Medicine, the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, the Counseling Psychologist, and Psychotherapy Research.

PLEASE NOTE: A light lunch is provided on a first-come basis. IF you are planning to attend, please respond to Andrea.M.Gilbert@dartmouth.edu