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iaedp Events


Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

March 29th, 2023 at 9-10:30a

Dr. Christine Wood will be presenting on medical complications of eating disorders and how to talk to patients and clients.


She will also be sharing about other missed medical issues to look for during the treatment and assessment process.


Lastly, she will be speaking into ways to work with medical providers that may not be familiar with best practices within the treatment of eating disorders to support the collaboration of appropriate and ethical medical care.

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Get to Know Our Presenter

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Dr. Christine Wood

Dr. Christine Wood is a pediatrician with expertise in the management of the medical complications of eating disorders.


She has been in private pediatric practice in North County San Diego since 1990 and is currently in practice as an eating disorder consultant. She has been the Medical Director for the residential eating disorder treatment center at Center for Discovery in La Jolla since 2013. In 2022, she was appointed as the National Physician Liaison for the eating disorder division at Center for Discovery.


She has published several articles in magazines and in medical journals. Of note, she was a co-author of a Clinical Report published in September 2016 in Pediatrics, titled “Preventing Eating Disorders and Obesity in Adolescents.” She is also the author of the book, How to Get Kids to Eat Great & Love It.


She graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and went on to Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles for her pediatric residency.


Good Samaritan Episcopal Church

4321 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121



March 29, 2023 at 9-10:30a


Pre-registered: $25 

At the door: $30 

iaedp members: $5 discount

Want to Be an IAEDP Presenter?

Speaker proposals are now being considered for our 2022 schedule. We are looking for speakers to educate and inspire our members. If you have expertise to share with your fellow eating disorder professionals, follow this link for instructions on how to to submit your proposal.

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