The mission of the iaedp™ International Chapter, like our US Chapters, is dedicated to promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders and assisting in prevention efforts.
Since the inception of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, Foundation, Inc. (iaedp™) our mission and goals have been mindful of attracting and serving professionals from around the world. In October 2008, the International Relations Committee (IRC) was established to achieve our goals in serving the International Community by building an international presence, conducting online webinar trainings and building collaborative efforts between eating disorder professionals worldwide.
Some of founding IRC members and experts included its Chairperson Eva Maria Trujillo Chi Vacuan, MD, CEDS, FAED, FAAP, F.iaedp, Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS, Nancy Anderson Dolan/Canada, Rebecca Hernandez, BSc Nutrition/Costa Rica, Claralicia Martinez/San Salvador, Christina Santini, Divya Kakaiya, Anna Scelzo, MD/Italy, Caryl James-Bateman, PhD/Jamaica, Suzanne Ricklin, Jan Sherbak, Dr. Anita Johnston, James “Buck” Runyan, MS, LMFT, LPC CEDS, F.iaedp, Emmett Bishop, Jr., MD, CEDS, FAED, F.iaedp and Rosanna Mauro/Costa Rica.
In 2014, the International Relations Committee (IRC) evolved into the International Chapter, under the leadership of Juana Poulisis, MD of Argentina, and continued its collaborative efforts of outreach, training and membership development supported by its global leadership.
In 2018, the iaedp™ International Chapter was reorganized under the leadership of Rosanna Mauro de Maya, MS, CEDRD-S, supported by the iaedp™ International Board Advisory Committee (IBAC) led by Chairperson Emmett Bishop, Jr., MD, CEDS, FAED, F.iaedp with S. Roy Erlichman, PhD, CAP, CEDS, F.iaedp, Carolina Gaviria, LMHC, NCC, CEDS and Blanche Williams, MS/iaedp™ Director of International Development dedicated to empowering our Chapter Chairs to provide education and training throughout their respective countries while building their leadership roles.
International Chapter President Rosanna Mauro de Maya MS, CEDRD-S is joined by 7 Chairpersons representing 7 global country/regions:
Chair of Bulgaria: Elisaveta V. Pavlova, PhD, CEDS
Co-Chairs of Dominican Republic: Aridia Vasquez, MD, RD, Zuleika Morillo, MD
Chair of Mexico: Julieta Vélez-Belmonte, PsyD
Chair of Jamaica: Caryl James-Bateman, PhD, Chair/Jamaica
Co-Chairs of Middle East: Riham Al-Reshaid, Khadeja Mousa, PsyD
Chair of Middle East-Egypt: Heba Essawy, MD, CEDS, Chair
Chair of Kenya: Mbulwa Mnjama, MA
Chair of Italy: Anna Scelzo, MS
Special Educational Partnership
Elisaveta V. Pavlova, PhD, CEDS and her organization UNICAL Association are a Designated Educational Affiliate for iaedp™ in Bulgaria with a focus on providing iaedp™ Educational Designation Training.
BECOME A MEMBER & JOIN OUR GLOBAL FAMILY
Contact us for more information and learn how to take advantage of our Chapter discount to become a member:
Rosanna Mauro, International Chapter President – Send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Blanche Williams, Director of International Development – Send email to Blanche@iaedp.com