Today, Kathy welcomes Jillian Lampert, PhD, MPH, RD, LD, FAED, and the topic of their conversation is nutrition care as the cornerstone of eating disorder treatment and recovery.
Dr. Lampert is the Chief Strategy Officer for the newly merged The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative. Additionally, Dr. Lampert is Co-Founder and President of the REDC, an organization whose main goal is to ensure access to care and elevate standards of practice across treatment programs by working collaboratively to address issues that impact the eating disorder treatment community. She is also Treasurer of the Eating Disorders Coalition, a DC-based national organization for eating disorders policy and advocacy, and past president and current board member of WithAll (formerly The Emily Program Foundation), a Minnesota-based organization promoting eating disorder education and advocacy. She holds an adjunct graduate faculty position in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Lampert completed her doctorate degree in Nutrition and Epidemiology and Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Nutrition at the University of Minnesota. She earned a Master of Science degree in Nutrition at the University of Vermont and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Minnesota Hospital and Clinics. She has an expansive range of policy, clinical, research, education, teaching, and program development experience in the area of eating disorders.
Dr. Lampert has served on the Board of Directors of the Academy for Eating Disorders as the Electronic Media Portfolio Director and co-chair of the Academy for Eating Disorders Nutrition Special Interest Group. She is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders (FAED) and a member of the Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association), and BHN (Behavioral Health Nutrition) dietetic practice group. Dr. Lampert is the author of numerous book chapters and articles addressing the nutritional treatment of eating disorders, body image, sports participation, adolescent health, and disordered eating and she regularly speaks regionally and nationally on numerous eating disorder-related topics.
One of her primary goals in life is to have her daughter grow up with a loving, grounded sense of self.