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Elizabeth R. Mc Anarney, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 273-1091

Office: (585) 273-1091

Fax: (585) 273-1079

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Biography

Eating Disorders
Adolescent Pregnancy
Childbearing

Professional Background

Professor and Chair Emerita

Research

Dr. McAnarney's research is dedicated to understanding executive function and other biobehavioral mechanisms of restrictive anorexia nervosa in adolescents. Better understanding of the etiology of these disorders will allow targeted treatments to be developed.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Education

1962
AB | Vassar College
Child Study / History

1966
MD | SUNY at Upstate Medical University
Medicine (cum laude)

2005
DSc (Honorary Degree) | SUNY at Upstate Medical University

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1966 - 06/30/1968
Residency in Pediatrics at Upstate Medical University

07/01/1968 - 06/30/1970
Fellowship in Pediatrics: Adolescent Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards

2013
2013 John Howland Medal
Sponsor: American Pediatric Society

2012 - Present
Dr. Elizabeth R. McAnarney Professorship in Pediatrics
Sponsor: funded by Roger and Carolyn Friedlander

2008
Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award
Sponsor: Department of Pediatrics
Location: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2007
Research Mentor of the Year Award
Sponsor: Eastern Society for Pediatric Research

2006
Distinguished Alumna Award
Sponsor: Upstate Medical University
Location: Syracuse, New York

2006
Commitment to Community Award
Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club of Rochester, N.Y.

2005
One of 20 Influential Women of Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York

2004 - 2005
President, American Pediatric Society

2004
18th Annual Athena Award
Sponsor: Women's Council of the Rochester Business Alliance
Location: Rochester, New York

2004
Crystal Heart Award
Sponsor: Ronald McDonald House
Location: Rochester, New York

2003
Albert Kaiser Medal
Sponsor: Rochester Academy of Medicine
Location: Rochester, New York

2002
Excellence in Third Year Teaching Commendation, Class of 2003
Sponsor: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2001
Faculty Mentoring Award, Women in Science
Sponsor: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

2001
Susan B. Anthony - Lifetime Achievement Award
Sponsor: The University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, New York

2000 - Present
Elected to Institute of Medicine
Sponsor: National Academy of Sciences

1999 - 2001
President, Association of Medical School Chairs of Pediatrics

1998 - Present
Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Sponsor: American Association for the Advancement of Science

1997
Merit Award
Sponsor: Rochester Academy of Medicine
Location: Rochester, New York

1990
Distinguished Service, Practicing Physician
Sponsor: National Congress on Youth, American Medical Association

1990
Job Lewis Smith Award, Section of Community Pediatrics
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics

1989
Wyeth Visiting Professor Award
Sponsor: Society for Adolescent Medicine

1989
McNeill Outstanding Achievement Award in Adolescent Medicine
Sponsor: Society for Adolescent Medicine

1986
Adolescent Health Award, Section on Adolescent Health
Sponsor: American Academy of Pediatrics

1983 - 1985
President, Society for Adolescent Medicine

1979
First Faculty Service Award
Sponsor: Department of Pediatrics
Location: The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

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Publications

Journal Articles

2013
McAnarney ER. "Pushing the boundaries in adolescent health and disease." Pediatrics. 2013; 132: 571-572.

2013
McAnarney, ER. "American Pediatric Society's 2013 John Howland Acceptance Lecture: The road less traveled". Pediatric Research. 2013; 74: 475-478.

2011
McAnarney ER, Zarcone J, Singh P, Michels J, Welsh S, Litteer T, Wang H, Klein JD. "Restrictive anorexia nervosa and set-shifting in adolescents: A biobehavioral interface". Journal of Adolescent Health. 2011; 49: 99-101.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Foreward
Book Title: Textbook of Adolescent Health Care
Author List: Fisher, MM; Alderman, EM; Kreipe, RE; Rosenfeld, WD (Eds.)
Published By: American Academy of Pediatrics2011 in Elk Grove Village, IL

1999
Chapter Title: Physical conditions in adolescence
Book Title: The Merck Manual
Author List: McAnarney ER, Dukarm CP
Published By: Merck & Company1999 in Whitehouse Station, NJ

1998
Chapter Title: Adolescent medicine
Book Title: Essentials of Pediatrics
Author List: Kreipe RE, McAnarney ER
Edited By: Behrman R
Published By: WB Saunders Co.1998 in Philadelphia, PA

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