Dr. James Lock

Dr. James Lock
Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
 
Biography
Dr.James Lock, MD, Ph.D. is Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine where he also serves as Director of the Eating Disorder Program for Children and Adolescents. Dr Lock has published over 300 articles, abstracts, books and book chapters. He is the past recipient of a National Institute of Health (NIH) Career Development Award and a current recipient of a Mid-Career Award. He is active in research with 4 currently NIH funded projects related to eating disorder treatment in children and adolescents and young adults as well as numerous national and international collaborations.. His recent research focuses on integrating treatment research with neuroscience in eating disorders, including examining neurocognitive processes and their functional and neuroanatomical correlates. He has lectured widely in the US, Canada, Europe, South America, Asia and Australia and New Zealand. Dr. Lock’s current research focuses on interventions for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa in younger patients is funded by the National Institutes of Health in the USA. He was awarded the Price Family Foundation Award for Research Excellence in 2010 and the Leadership award from the International Academy of Eating Disorders in 2014. He is currently the Ellen Andrews Wright Fellow at the Humanities Center at Stanford. In his spare time, Dr. Lock is an avid runner, reader, and writer of fiction.
 
Research Interest
Eating disorder treatment in children and adolescents and young adults Interventions for Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa in younger patients