Pauline S. Powers, M.D.

Dr. Pauline Powers is a professor of psychiatry and behavioral medicine at the Health Sciences Center, University of South Florida. She has been treating patients with obesity and eating disorders for over 30 years and currently runs the Eating Disorder Program at Fairwinds Residential Treatment Center. She has been involved in integrating moderate exercise programs into the treatment of patients for years, including people with severe obesity, anorexia nervosa, and bulimia nervosa. She was the founding president of the Academy for Eating Disorders and is the immediate past president of the National Eating Disorders Association. Recently she was a member of the American Psychiatric Association Work Group on Eating Disorders that prepared the Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients with Eating Disorders, 2006. She has also co-authored Athletes and Eating Disorders with Ron Thompson, which appears in the Clinical Manual of Eating Disorders (2007).

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