Leah is a pioneer in the eating disorders field, and we are excited to welcome her to our leadership team.
Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 05, 2016
Leah Graves has joined Veritas Collaborative, a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders, as senior director of nutrition services. With over 30 years of experience in the provision of eating disorders care, Graves is highly respected for her expertise in medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, clinical supervision, and research.
“Leah is a pioneer in the eating disorders field, and we are excited to welcome her to our leadership team,” stated Stacie McEntyre, founder, president and CEO of Veritas Collaborative. “We believe her dietetic and leadership experience will be extremely valuable to Veritas Collaborative as we continue to grow and increase access to care for patients with eating disorders throughout the country.”
Graves will oversee all dietetic and culinary services for the organization.
Prior to joining Veritas, Graves was the manager of eating disorders nutrition services at Laureate Psychiatric Hospital’s eating disorders program in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During her 26-year career at Laureate, she was responsible for the clinical supervision of the dietetic staff across the complete continuum of care.
“I have tremendous respect for Veritas Collaborative as an organization and am delighted to join the remarkable team in their efforts to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those suffering from eating disorders,” said Graves.
Graves attended the University of Oklahoma where she earned a bachelor’s degree in clinical dietetics and is credentialed as a certified eating disorders specialist by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the North Carolina Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, former president of the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association, and a founding member of the Academy for Eating Disorders.
Veritas Collaborative is a specialty hospital system for the treatment of eating disorders. Veritas provides a range of services for ages 10 and older, including inpatient, acute residential, partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient levels of care. Delivering individualized, evidence-based care in a gender-diverse and inclusive environment, Veritas envisions a world in which all persons with eating disorders and their families have access to best-practice care and hold hope for a cure. Multidisciplinary teams of treatment professionals include physicians, psychiatrists, dietitians, therapists, nurses, and skilled therapeutic assistants.