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Q&A with Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, visiting instructor with the Eating Disorders Research Program

Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit is a clinical psychologist from Israel and visiting instructor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Eating Disorders Research Program in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. For her most recently published paper, which focuses on mothers with eating disorders, she received the President's Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence from Bar Ilan University.

Q+A: ‘Twitch’ documentarian talks film’s overseas reception

Kristen Powers ’16 first screened Twitch: The Documentary at Parents’ Weekend in 2014. She has now taken it on tour to four different continents and is planning to screen it in Australia in the fall. Her documentary tells the story of the loss of her mother to Huntington’s disease and her decision later on to get genetic testing. She is a leader for the Huntington’s Outreach Project for Education and is deeply involved in promoting awareness for Huntington’s disease.

Professor of Medicine Spiegel talks about medical hypnosis, receiving the Joan and Stanford Alexander Award

Professor of Medicine David Spiegel was recently named as the 2014 recipient of the Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in recognition of his research on stress and health. The Daily sat down with Spiegel, who will accept the award and give a lecture on his work on April 30 at the Baylor College of Medicine, to discuss his interest in hypnosis, changes he has witnessed in his field over time and the award itself.

Q&A: Professor Katchadourian talks hookup culture

Professor Emeritus of Human Biology Herant Katchadourian first taught HUMBIO 10: Human Sexuality in 1968, eventually leading the course for more than thirty years and teaching over 20,000 students in the process. Katchadourian sat down with The Daily to discuss his love advice for Stanford students and his area of expertise: today’s hookup culture.

“Cheers” sitcom writer shares her story

Cheri Steinkellner, winner of four Emmys and three Golden Globes, spoke at Meyer Library on Monday evening, discussing her experiences as the writer for the sitcom “Cheers” as well as the intricacies of writing for television and her life and career as a writer.

Laughs, realism propel “The Best Man Holiday”

The AMC Metreon 16 was filled to the brim on November 11 as the final few trickled in to subtly occupy the last seats available in the theater for a prescreening of Malcolm D. Lee’s “The Best Man Holiday.” “The Best Man Holiday” was the sequel following Lee’s “The Best Man” which came out in…
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