Dr. Lilenfeld completed her internship and three-year National Institute of Mental Health post-doctoral fellowship at Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic in Pittsburgh. Prior to joining the Argosy faculty in 2007, Dr. Lilenfeld was an Associate Professor and the Associate Director of Clinical Training in the Ph.D. training program in the Department of Psychology at Georgia State University in Atlanta. For the past two decades, her program of research has focused upon identifying risk factors for eating disorders, particularly personality traits. She has over 40 peer-reviewed publications and has made approximately 100 national and international conference presentations, many with graduate students. She has been the recipient of numerous grants to fund her research, and has served as an active collaborator for an ongoing international genetic study of eating disorders. Dr. Lilenfeld has been interviewed by various television (e.g., ABC news, FOX news) and newspaper (e.g., USA Today, WebMD) organizations regarding her eating disorders work. She recently spoke at a Congressional Briefing and has worked alongside former Congressman Patrick Kennedy on Capitol Hill to garner support from Congress and the Senate to support national legislation pertaining to eating disorders treatment, prevention and research. She has supervised doctoral students conducting therapy since 1998.