Dr. Carrie Poline completed her undergraduate education at Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated with honors in Psychology and Biology and was a member of the Golden Key National Honor Society and the Psi Chi Honor Society. After college, Dr. Poline moved to Boston, Massachusetts and worked as a research assistant at the Eating Disorder Research Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School. She attended Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in Florida and completed her post-graduate training in Adult Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Poline was invited to become Outpatient and Administrative Chief Resident in her fourth year of residency, while further concentrating on psychotherapy training. Following residency, Dr. Poline completed a fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and further trained in eating disorders during her clinical rotations.
Since moving to Atlanta with her husband and two children, Dr. Poline has built a private practice in the Dunwoody area while serving as Medical Director at The Atlanta Center for Eating Disorders for over 5 years.
Dr. Poline has lectured at various conferences, schools and community events about eating disorder prevention, diagnosis and treatment. In addition, she has invested her time as an advisory board member of Eating Disorder Information Network (EDIN). Moreover, Dr. Poline has recently been nominated and appointed as an International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP) board member for the Atlanta chapter where she serves as a medical liaison.
Dr. Poline is an adjunct faculty member of Emory University’s Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Department and has taught and supervised residents. She is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and active member of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA), American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), and The Academy of Eating Disorders (AED).