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Get your tickets now for CED's Music HEALS: Benefit Concert for Project HEAL

Get your tickets now for CED's Music HEALS: Benefit Concert for Project HEAL - Southeast Michigan Chapter, Wed., Mar. 9, 7-9 pm at the Yellow Barn, 416 W. Huron, Ann Arbor. This concert features some of the area's favorite acoustic roots musicians playing in support of Project HEAL's mission to raise funds for eating disorder treatment scholarships. For more information go to the event page on Facebook.

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SAVE THE DATE: 4th Annual Conference on Eating Disorders

SAVE-THE-DATE, Friday, October 14, 8:30 - 3:30 pm, for the 4th Annual Conference on Eating Disorders: Essential Tools for Clinical Treatment, Recovery, and Prevention, hosted by the Center for Eating Disorders and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. Online registration will be open soon! For further information go to the event page on Facebook.

2nd Annual Conference on Eating Disorders

Online registration is now open at for the 2nd Annual Conference on Eating Disorders, Friday, Oct. 3, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.! CED partners with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor to bring world-renowned eating disorders experts to provide the latest research and clinical information to health care professionals, patients, families, educators, and coaches. Register now!

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CED Announces new Medical Director, Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD!

Suzanne Dooley-HashCED is pleased to announce that Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD has joined our staff as our new Medical Director. In addition to her research activities through the Center, Dr. Dooley-Hash will provide the full range of outpatient medical management services, including psychopharmacological treatments, for our patients with eating and body image disorders. People receiving eating disorder treatment through other community providers are welcome to use Dr. Dooley-Hash for medical management.

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CED Welcomes Lauren Earls, PhD, LP to staff!

Lauren EarlsThe Center is pleased to welcome psychologist Lauren Earls to our clinical staff. Lauren is available to provide individual treatment for the full range of eating disorders.

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CED Clinical Director launches clinic in Annapolis, Maryland

Lauren EarlsCED congratulates Clinical Director Amy Pershing on the launch of her new clinic, Pershing-Turner Centers (PTC), in Annapolis, Maryland. Co-founded with Chevese Turner, founder and executive director of the Binge Eating Disorder Association, PTC provides outpatient treatment, education, support, and referral services for adults with eating, weight, and body image disorders.

While overseeing the growth of PTC, Amy maintains her clinical practice and wide range of responsibilities at CED. Visit for more information.  

CED congratulates former Medical Director Dr. Sundermann

Former CED Medical Director, Melissa Sundermann, D.O. has opened a new practive location in Wayne County at Midwestern Internal Medicine Associates, 20317 Farmington Road in Livonia, Michigan near 8 Mile and Farmington. Dr. Sundermann will continue as CED Medical Consultant and member of the CED multidisciplinary team while offering integrative medicine services to patients at her new outpatient office location. For appointments call: 248-615-0777.

CED opens new satellite location

Center for Eating Disorders opens Bloomfield Hills office under oversight of Kristine Vazzano! Kristine Vazzano is now seeing patients in CED’s new satellite location at 3910 Telegraph Road, Suite 202, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. For appointments call: 734-668-8585 or email

CED Executive Director Receives Academy for Eating Disorders Leadership Award

Judith Banker, CED’s founder and executive director, is the 2011 recipient of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) Leadership Award in Clinical, Educational and Administrative Service. The award was presented at the AED’s 2011 International Conference on Eating Disorders in Miami, Florida.

AED Past President Kelly Klump (L) presents award to Judith Banker (R).

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Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders
by Aimee Liu