In 2012, GFED created the “GFED Scholars” Program. Exceptional young scientists from prestigious universities are provided GFED funding to pursue eating disorder research.  Their mission is to investigate and apply the latest advances in science to improve treatments for eating disorders in partnership with world-renowned mentors.  

Kendra Becker

Harvard University


June Liang

University of California San Diego

Tiffany Brown

University of California San Diego


Britny Hildebrandt

University of Pittsburgh

Laura Mayhall

MIchigan State University

Natasha Fowler

Michigan State University

Molly Foukal

Duke University

Cristi Runfola

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Melanie Brown

Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai


GFED Scholars

Alison Darcy

Stanford University

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Vibha Singhal

Harvard University

Luke Stoeckel

Harvard University

Stephanie Knatz

University of California San Diego

Joanna Steinglass

Columbia University