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UVa Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns


The U.Va. Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns is a committee of students, and multidisciplinary faculty and staff dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, and treatment of eating disorders and exercise abuse throughout the University community.

We endeavor to achieve our mission through the following goals and objectives:

  • Supporting and coordinating the efforts of University community groups to promote healthful body image and eating and exercise habits.
  • Designing and implementing educational events and materials.
  • Providing information and facilitating access to treatment and referral resources.
  • Promoting research that advances understanding of the impact of disordered eating and exercise abuse at UVa.

If you would like to find out more information about the U.Va. Coalition on Eating Disorders and Exercise Concerns, or if you would like to talk with someone regarding an eating or exercise concern that you or someone you know may have, please contact us at: UVaEatingDisordersCoalition@virginia.edu or (434) 924-1509 (Office of Health Promotion). For a list of members and their contact info, click here.

To reach the Student Group HOPE ("Hoos Open to Preventing Eating Disorders"), please contact: Tricia O’Donnell , HOPE President 2015-2016.

You can also find HOPE on Facebook, click here.

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