Margaret Burckes-Miller

Professor of Health Education
Director of the Eating Disorders Institute
Graduate Program Coordinator for Eating Disorders

BS, University of Vermont; MS, University of Oregon; EdD, Oklahoma State University

Phone: (603) 535-2515
Email: margaret@plymouth.edu

About Mardie Burckes-Miller:

Mardie has spent more than 42 years teaching health education at the college level and more than 35 years in the field of eating disorders. She is currently a professor in health education and eating disorders and director of the Eating Disorders Institute program in New Hampshire and Arizona at Plymouth State University. She teaches eating Disorders Awareness and Prevention. She has been a coordinator of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week in the Plymouth Area for the last 20 years. She has coordinated 6 eating disorders conferences and workshops. She was selected in 2008 as a distinguished fellow in the Academy of Eating Disorders. She has presented more than 100 lectures nationally and internationally on a variety of wellness issues related to training health professionals and within the field of eating disorders, exercise addiction, obesity and body image concerns. She was a pioneer in research on athletes and eating disorders in the early 1980’s. She has conducted research on body image and a facilitator and trainer of students of the Body Project program, one of the first eating disorder prevention programs. She is also a Health and Wellness and Lifestyle Coach holding certifications from Intrinsic Solutions, Certified Intrinsic Coach and Certified Wellness 360 Coach.

Degrees and Education

EdD, Health Education, Oklahoma State University
MS, Physical Education/Sports Medicine, University of Oregon
Athletic Training Certification, West Chester State University
BS, Physical Education, Health Education, University of Vermont

Research Interests

Eating Disorders Prevention/ Body Image Programs
Eating Disorders Education for Professionals