Dr. Laura Hill is the President & Chief Executive Office of The Center for Balanced Living. She is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University.
She has been publishing in peer reviewed journals since the mid 1980’s with increasing focus on biologically based treatment for anorexia nervosa. She has developed a new, brain-based treatment for anorexia nervosa with colleagues at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She and UCSD colleagues are the recipients of the Feeding Hope award by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA).
In addition, Dr. Hill is the recipient of the Muskingum University Distinguished Service Award in 2014 and the NEDA 2011 Lori Irving Award for Excellence in Eating Disorders Prevention and Awareness. She is a 2012 TEDx speaker and has spoken internationally over the last 35 years.
She is one of the original founders of the Academy for Eating Disorders in 1993 and was Director of The National Eating Disorder Organization, now known as NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association), from 1990 to 1994.
Located in Columbus, OH, she specializes in eating disorders treatment, education, and research.