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Weight Stigma Research: Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008

BEDA promotes cultural acceptance of, and respect for, the natural diversity of sizes, as well as promoting a goal of improved health, which may or may not include weight change.  The views expressed by our featured bloggers are their own. Originally from Farmington Hills, Michigan, Kirsten Haglund had the honor of serving as Miss America […]

Featured Contributor – Kirsten Haglund

 Kirsten Haglund Originally from Farmington Hills, Michigan, Kirsten Haglund had the honor of serving as Miss America 2008. During that time, she served as Goodwill Ambassador for the Children’s Miracle Network and was a tireless advocate for increased awareness of Eating Disorders as a public health priority. She is now Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls […]

Combating Weight Stigma Through Nonviolent Communication: Kathleen MacDonald

BEDA promotes cultural acceptance of, and respect for, the natural diversity of sizes, as well as promoting a goal of improved health, which may or may not include weight change.  The views expressed by our featured bloggers are their own. Kathleen MacDonald is known on the national level as a dedicated advocate in the education […]