Jennifer Joanne Thomas, Ph.D.

PhD Investigator Clinical
Psychiatry, Mass General Research Institute
Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
PhD Yale University 2008
anorexia nervosa; body dysmorphic disorders; body image; bulimia; cognitive therapy; dancing; diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders; eating disorders; feeding and eating disorders of childhood; imitative behavior; thinness Dr. Thomas is the Co-Director of the Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program (EDCRP) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Thomas’s research focuses on atypical eating disorders, as described in her co-authored books Almost Anorexic: Is My (or My Loved One’s) Relationship with Food a Problem? and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder: Children, Adolescents, and Adults. She is currently principal investigator on several studies investigating the neurobiology and treatment of avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, funded by the U.S. National Institute of Mental Health and private foundations. She is the author or co-author of more than 100 scientific publications, Director of Annual Meetings for the Academy for Eating Disorders, and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Eating Disorders. 
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Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program
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