Professor Ulrike Schmidt
Ulrike Schmidt, PhD, FAED, is a British psychiatrist at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London, where she is Professor of Eating Disorders and the Head of the Section of Eating Disorders. Schmidt is a consultant at the Eating Disorders Service within the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
She is known for her groundbreaking work helping people with eating disorders and their clinicians. Schmidt has won a National Health Service Innovation Award for the development of a computer-based self-help intervention for people with anorexia nervosa and their carers. She also received the King’s College London Graduate School Supervisory Excellence Awards for 2012–13. Her work has been highlighted in a Lancet profile on the King’s College London Eating Disorders Unit in early 2013.
Professor Nadia Micali
Nadia Micali, PhD, MD, MRCPsych, FAED, is Head of the Research Unit of Eating Disorders at Psychiatric Center Ballerup and a Professor at the Department of Clinical Medicine at Copenhagen University, Denmark. She leads a research lab focusing on risk factors, neurobiology, and treatment of feeding and eating disorders. She is also an Associate Professor at the Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, UCL, London.
In the last 15 years, Nadia Micali’s research has focused on understanding biological and intergenerational risk for eating disorders using a developmental perspective. The impact of her research is underscored by her role as associate editor of top journals in the field. She has several research collaborations across Europe and the US.
Nadia Micali is a Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders.