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Momentum Center member Dr. Ashley Gearhardt has been named as a Henry Russel Award recipient.

We are excited to announce that Momentum Center member, Dr. Ashely Gearhardt, has been named as a Henry Russel Award recipient. This distinguished award is presented to junior faculty who have demonstrated marked academic achievements in research and teaching. Dr. Gearhardt is a leading researcher in the study of food addiction, disordered eating, and obesity. As a key part of this work she directs the Food and Addiction Science & Treatment (FAST) Lab, which uses a multi-method approach to discover potential similarities between addictive behaviors and behaviors associate with eating. We are honored to have Dr. Gearhardt as one of our distinguished members. Read more about the award here!

Congratulations, Dr. Gearhardt!