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James Lock

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and, by courtesy, of Pediatrics

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 401 Quarry Rd MC 5719 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-5473 Fax (650) 723-5531
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Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Program, Divsion of Child Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2002 - present)
  • Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Care Unit, Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital (1993 - 2002)

Honors and Awards

  • Leadership Award in Research, The Academy of Eating Disorders (2014)
  • Price Family Award for Research Excellence, National Eating Disorder Association (2010)
  • Mid-Career Award, National Institutes of Health (2005-2010)
  • Career Development Award, National Institutes Of Health (1998-2003)
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (1987)
  • Member, Eating Disorder Research Society (1999)
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Professional Education

Residency: UCLA Medical Center CA (1991)
Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1994)
Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1993)
Fellowship: UC Davis CA (1993)
Internship: UCLA Medical Center CA (1988)
Medical Education: Morehouse School of Medicine GA (1987)
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Postdoctoral Advisees

Vandana Aspen

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

For the past 15 years I have been developing a research program for eating disorders in children and adolescents. I am an established scientist with over 200 publications including original peer reviewed articles, professional articles, book chapters, and books in the field. I have completed several NIH funded treatment studies and am currently involved as PI or Co-PI on three additonal awards all focused on treatment interventions for eating disorders. Despite the relative frequency of anorexia nervosa (prevalence estimated at 0.48-0.7% among adolescents)and bulimia nervosa (estimated prevalence 3% in adolescents), little systematic research has been conducted in effective treatments for these disorders. My work is beginning to remedy this through the development of systematic studies of these disorders, particularly for youth.


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