The University of Delaware College of Health Sciences (CHS) invited the local community to Main Street Movies 5 in Newark, Delaware, for a unique discussion on anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorders. “Lecture and a Movie: Eating Disorders” featured a discussion with UD eating disorders experts; the theatre then showed To the Bone, a Netflix film chronicling a young woman’s struggle with anorexia nervosa.

The evening — with moderator Rita Landgraf, professor of practice and distinguished health and social services administrator in CHS, and panelists Carly Pacanowski, assistant professor of behavioral health and nutrition (BHAN)], Sharon Collison, instructor in BHAN and part of the Nutrition Center at STAR Health, and Michelle Juarez-Huffaker, psychologist II in UD’s Center for Counseling and Student Development — featured discussion of evidenced-based research and clinical best practices, as well as a critique of the film and questions from the audience. Read the full article on UDaily.

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