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Laura Anderson

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, University at Buffalo

Dr. Anderson currently directs the PULSE Healthy Weight Research Team, a multidisciplinary team focusing on the promotion of healthy weight in at-risk populations. Current research projects focus on (a) removing barriers that prevent parents from participating in health promotion programs, and (b) emphasizing mental health and de-emphasizing dieting in healthy weight promotion. Dr Anderson also maintains a part-time private practice, specializing in pediatric overweight, anxiety/trauma, and behavioral disorders.