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When Your Patient Requires Medical Hospitalization – A Review of a Local ED Treatment Program and its’ Outcome Data

October 1, 2013 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This event is sponsored by:

CRC Health Group

Eating Disorder Division which includes the following facilities:

Sierra Tucson, Center for Hope, Carolina House, Montecatini, and Victorian of Newport Beach

For more information about these facilities please contact:

Guy Bender, MS
Regional Outreach Specialist
(281) 881-9109
[email protected] <mailto:[email protected]>

Guest speakers are provided by the Houston Eating Disorders Specialists Group. Please see below for more information and to register for the meeting. 


By the end of the presentation, members will:

1.  Gain a better understanding of the current medical inpatient and outpatient program at Texas Children’s Hospital

2.  Identify criteria for inpatient admission and discharge and recognize when an inpatient admission is to be considered

3.  Learn outcome data of the inpatient program by specific diagnosis: AN, BN, and EDNOS (DSM-IV criteria)

 Presenter #1:

Albert C. Hergenroeder, M.D.

Albert C. Hergenroeder, MD, graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency in 1983 at Duke University Medical Center. In 1986, he completed his Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine fellowships at the University of Washington in Seattle, and had post fellowship sports medicine training at the Center for Sports Medicine in San Francisco. He joined the full time faculty at the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics where he started the Division of Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine based at Texas Children’s Hospital and he is a Professor of Pediatrics.  In addition to these areas, Dr. Hergenroeder is the Program Director for the annual Chronic Illness and Disability: Transition from Pediatric to Adult-based Care conference, now in its 14th year. 

Credentials: MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief of the Adolescent Medicine and Sports Medicine Section, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital.

 Presenter #2:

Marcia M. Laviage, PhD completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Texas and doctorate degree at the University of Connecticut.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Pediatrics, Section of Adolescent and Sports Medicine, both at Baylor College of Medicine.  Before opening her private practice, she was employed at Texas Children’s Hospital (TCH) offering individual, group, and family therapy services for children and adolescents.  She helped create a Pediatric Health Psychology Program to serve the mental health needs of patients with acute and chronic medical issues.  Even out in the private sector, Dr. Laviage continues to work closely with all medical practitioners, especially her colleagues at BCM and Texas Children’s Hospital where she maintains medical staff privileges.  Dr. Laviage is currently President-Elect of the Texas Psychological Association and active member of Houston and Fort Bend Psychological Associations.

Credentials:  PhD, Clinical Psychology; Medical Staff Privileges, Texas Children’s Hospital; Adjunct Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine


October 1, 2013
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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