PhD

Janet Schebendach

Assistant Professor of Neurobiology (in Psychiatry) at Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Bio Janet Schebendach is a registered dietitian/nutritionist. Janet received her MA in Clinical Nutrition from New York University and a Ph.D. with distinction in Behavioral Nutrition from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University. Dr. Schebendach specialization in the treatment of eating disorders has spanned four decades, and she has practiced in inpatient, day treatment, specialized outpatient, and private practice settings. At present, Dr. Schebendach is the Director of Research Nutrition at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Eating Disorders Research Unit in NY.

Keynote Presentation Evidence-based guidelines: How research informs clinical practice in nutrition

About the Presentation Dr. Schebendach will present current research on food choice, dietary energy density, and diet variety in patients with anorexia nervosa.  Practical applications of these findings in clinical practice will be provided.