Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD, LD

Dr. Herrin is founder of the Dartmouth College Eating Disorders Prevention, Education and Treatment Program, one of the most respected programs of its kind in the nation. Currently, she runs a busy private practice specializing in children and adults with weight issues and eating disorders. Dr. Herrin received her master’s of public health from the University of California at Berkeley, and her doctorate in nutrition education from Columbia University.

Dr. Herrin maintains an office in Lebanon, NH (2.5 hours north of Boston on I-89). Individual consultations in person, by phone, over email, or via videocam can be arranged by contacting Dr. Herrin @ 603-643-7677 or

Among Marcia’s publications are Nutrition Counseling in the Treatment of Eating Disorders, a detailed treatment manual for professionals, and The Parent’s Guide to Eating Disorders, everything parents need to know about preventing and treating eating disorders. You can read reviews of Marcia’s books here.

The food plan Marcia developed has revolutionized the treatment of eating disorders. Marcia’s books describe how professionals and parents can use the food plan.

Download The Marcia Herrin Food Plan (PDF) here.

Click here to see video of Marcia addressing eating disorder and parenting issues.

At the 2013 International Conference on Eating Disorders, Marcia was inducted as a fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders (AED). The AED awards Fellow status to recognize achievement of excellence and pioneering contributions deserving of recognition as extraordinary to the international field of eating disorders.