AIM Funds Eating Disorder Research. “The Ginger Doyel Honorary AIM Grant” – Walter H. Kaye, MD of UCSD (top), and James Lock, MD, Ph.D of Stanford University (bottom): Taking Eating Disorder Treatments Virtual
2020 – Two coordinated telehealth family intervention eating disorder studies at UCSD and Stanford
The study will include two coordinated projects focused on the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary clinical utility of telehealth to deliver family interventions for eating disorders in youth. The UCSD project will focus on multi-family support for patients in treatment. $70,000. The Stanford University project will focus on the online self-help family interventions for patients/families awaiting treatment. $50,000. Both projects will have common outcome measures to assess feasibility, acceptability and clinical change.