Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt
Dr. Wendy Oliver-Pyatt is a world-leading expert on treating eating disorders. She is a clinician, keynote speaker, educator, and advocate with more than 20 years of clinical experience.
Throughout her career, she has promoted awareness of the trauma of weight stigmatization and the health risks associated with weight cycling. Wendy’s innovative eating disorder treatment programs integrate compassion with science, while addressing the underlying issues of mental health conditions and eating disorders.
Wendy received her specialty training at New York University’s Bellevue Hospital, where she served as the chief resident. She has held faculty positions at New York University, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, and the University of Nevada School of Medicine.
Wendy has served on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations Technical Advisory Committee. She has also spent several years as chair of the board of directors for the Binge Eating Disorder Association. In addition to co-authoring the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED) Guidelines for Obesity Prevention, she has also served as the chairman of the AED Advocacy Committee. Wendy has received senatorial recognition for her work as a psychiatrist and commitment to the mental health community.