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Title/Topic: Me Without Measure Foundation Announces ED Awareness Week Speaker Series
Posted On: 10/13/2009
Oct 13 2009, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Marketwire) – In celebration of Eating Disorder Awareness Month – February 2010 – Me Without Measure Foundation is pleased to announce a Dinner Speaker Series at the University of Alberta Faculty Club each week of the month. Dinner at 6pm; Presentation at 7:30 pm

We are pleased to announce the following speakers and topics:

February 4 – Arya M. Sharma, MD/PhD, FRCPC – Binge Eating/Obesity

Dr. Sharma is Professor of Medicine and Chair of Obesity Research and Management at the University of Alberta. He is also the Medical Director of the Edmonton Regional Weight Wise Program and the Scientific Director of the federally-funded Canadian Obesity Network.

February 11 – Lara Ostolosky, MD, FRCPC – Eating Disorders in Teens

Dr. Ostolosky is a psychiatrist specializing in the area of Eating Disorders, particularly Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa at the University of Alberta Eating Disorders Unit.

February 16 – Beth Murray, MA, Registered Psychologist – Supportive Care of Others

Ms. Murray is a Registered Psychologist in the province of Alberta and the founder of Fresh Hope Counselling. She operates a private practice in Edmonton, Alberta where she specializes in eating disorders and women’s issues.

February 23 – David Beckwermert, CEO and President of a Calgary oil and gas company – Living with an Eating Disorder

Mr. Beckwermert is co-founder, Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ravenwood Energy Corp.

Tickets $30/dinner or $100 for the series available at 780.944.2864 or online at

Detailed bios available at http://www.mewithoutmeasure.or…
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