Heather Thompson-Brenner, Ph.D.

Director, Eating Disorders Program
Research Associate Professor
648 Beacon Street

Dr. Thompson-Brenner received her Ph.D. in 2002 from University of Michigan. She conducted her internship training in the Harvard Medical School program at Cambridge Hospital, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in treatment and research for eating disorders at the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. Dr. Thompson-Brenner’s primary research interest is in the treatment of eating disorders, and she has special interests in the particular concerns of individuals from minority cultural groups and those with relationship and personality disorders. Dr. Thompson-Brenner received a Career Development Award from the National Institute of Mental Health in 2005, and has three current grant-funded research projects underway studying integrative treatments for eating disorders.