Angela Guarda, MD, FAED
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Dr. Angela Guarda is the Stephen and Jean Robinson Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Director of the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program. Her clinical research interests include improving meal-based weight restoration outcomes for anorexia nervosa and overcoming ambivalence towards treatment. Her translational research has focused on the pathophysiology of eating disorders including brain imaging of opioid and cannabinoid receptors in bulimia nervosa and physiological alterations in gut peptides that may sustain disordered eating behavior. She has been the recipient of research grant funding by the NIH and by the Klarman Family Foundation. Dr Guarda has been named annually in Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” for Eating Disorders for the past ten years and is a member of the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence.