Terrill Bravender, MD, MPH is the chief of Adolescent Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he is also the Director of Quality Improvement for the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Bravender is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard University, and previously held faculty appointments at Harvard University, Duke University, and The Ohio State University. He was the founder of both the Duke Eating Disorders Program and the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program and has published extensively in the field of adolescent health and eating disorders. His research interests involve adolescent nutrition and patient-centered communication. Dr. Bravender is active in the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Society for Pediatric Research, and the American Board of Pediatrics.