Dr. Kimberly Pearson has been on staff with the MGH Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program since 2000, and worked as the Director of the Outpatient Eating Disorders Program at McLean Hospital until 2004. She received her M.D. from Northwestern University Medical School, and completed her residency in psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. She has an appointment as Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Pearson's interests are in the area of women's health and psychiatry. She and Dr. Jerrold Rosenbaum recently edited a book by the same title. Dr. Pearson has been invited to give lectures at academic centers and in the community on issues related to eating disorders. Her outpatient and private practice work include treatment of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. She collaborates fully with other treaters including primary care physicians and nutritionists.
Dr. Pearson is also on staff of the Perinatal and Reproductive Psychiatry Clinic. Her interests lie in treating women with psychiatric illness during pregnancy, postpartum depression, PMDD and menopausal mood disorders.
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