The Eating Disorders Research Team

> Dr Sloane Madden, Co-Director of The Eating Disorders Service

Sloane is a child and adolescent psychiatrist recognized for his expertise in managing child and adolescent eating disorders. As the co-director of the largest public eating disorder service in NSW, Sloane’s work has led to innovative new ways of treating young people with eating disorders and has changed practice and policy internationally. His research focuses on the treatment of anorexia nervosa, early onset eating disorders, and the changes in brain function caused by eating disorders. More information can be found on Sloane's University of Sydney profile page

> Associate Professor Michael Kohn, Co-Director of The Eating Disorders Service

Michael is a paediatrician who specialises in the assessment and management of ADHD, nutrition (cholesterol) and eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia and obesity). His research has involved trying to understand the neuropsychological and neurobiological aspects of ADHD and the effects of medications on them, allowing paediatricians to tailor treatment to the individual needs of each patient. His work has led to the development of a tool which is being used worldwide to diagnose children suspected of having ADHD. More information can be found on Michael's University of Sydney profile page

> Other Research Team Members:

  • Associate Professor Simon Clark, Paediatrician
  • Dr Jane Miskovic-Wheatley, Senior Clinical Research Psychologist
  • Mr Andrew Wallis, Senior Social Worker