Summer 2011 E-Newsletter

Spotlight on Our Health Care Hero!

We congratulate PlaneTree Health Library Executive Director and EDRC founding board member,Candace Ford, who was honored on Thursday, June 2nd by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal for her many contributions in the health care field, including her work with EDRC.  Check out the Health Care Heroes Award section of the Business Journal to learn more.

EDRC Receives Grant from Cisco Foundation

On June 9, 2011 Cisco Foundation awarded grants to 59 local education and critical human needs organizations through its new Silicon Valley Impact Cash Grants Program.  Each grantee also received a Flip Video camera and helpful tips on successful ways to tell their story and help change the world through video.

Pictured from left: Meg Taylor, Cisco Community Relations with two first-time grant recipients Liz Dubois, Bay Area Women’s Sports Initiative (BAWSI) and Janice Bremis, Eating Disorders Resource Center.

Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) Report 2011

Critical Points for Early Recognition and Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders. This document, created by the Academy for Eating Disorders’ Medical Care Standards Task Force, is intended as a resource to promote recognition and prevention of medical morbidity and mortality associated with eating disorders.

Summer Teen Eating Disorders Program in Concord

Casa Serena is offering their NEW teen summer program Monday through Thursday from June 20th through August 11th (8 weeks).  It is an intensive treatment option for teens, male and female, 14-17 years of age, who are struggling with Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating Disorders. Please visit Casa Serena’s website for additional information.  With most kids on summer vacation, this is a good time to help a teenager break the vicious cycle of destruction.

EDRC Featured in Lost Gatos Weekly Times, Saratoga News, and Campbell Reporter

Eating disorders are difficult, complicated health issues
Special thanks to writer, Casey Jay, and photographer, George Sakkestad

Save the Date!

Saturday, September 10th at 9:30 am at El Camino Hospital, Conference Room A (new building) in Mountain View– Vandana Aspen, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at Stanford’s Eating Disorders Research Program.  She will present outcomes of several recent studies completed by Stanford.

Sunday, October 9th at 1 pm at Camera 3 Cinemas in downtown San Jose – Screening of America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments

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