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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.