Two universities, two continents

“Science has changed so much over time. It is (now) all about team science.” Says Cynthia Bulik Ph.D., FAED. Dr. Bulik, Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders at UNC-Chapel Hill, is leading research efforts and splitting her time between Carolina and Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden.

Dr. Bulik is working to save lives through research and unlocking the mysteries behind eating disorders. Bulik holds the first endowed professorship in eating disorders in the United States and is also Director of Research at the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders. A clinical psychologist by training, Bulik has been conducting research and treating individuals with eating disorders since 1982.

Dr. Bulik says that “the really unique piece about having appointments both at UNC and at Karolinska, is that you have the resources of both institutions at your fingertips.”

This is story number 219 in the Carolina Stories 225th Anniversary Edition magazine.

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