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David J. Miklowitz

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Dr. Miklowitz is Professor of Psychiatry in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the UCLA Semel Institute, and a Senior Clinical Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry at Oxford University. His research focuses on family environmental factors and family interventions for children, adolescents and adults with bipolar disorder. His work has helped establish the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions as adjuncts to medication in the treatment of bipolar disorder. Dr. Miklowitz has received numerous awards for his research and writings including Young Investigator Awards from the International...

Marla Heller

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Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) , where she also completed doctoral course work in public health. Marla worked as a dietitian at the University of Illinois Medical Center in the Heart-Lung Transplant Unit, the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit, and the Cardiac Step-Down Unit. She has taught nutrition courses at UIC and Dominican University, and taught nutrition to student chefs at the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago. She was a civilian dietitian with the US Navy and worked for the US Department...