Who We Are 2018-02-22T22:42:34+00:00

Who We Are

FREED is governed, led and guided by a diverse team of professionals who are committed to the mission of the organization, the community that its serves and the broader fight against eating disorders.

Executive Leadership

Kevin St.P. McNaught, Ph.D.
Kevin St.P. McNaught, Ph.D.Executive Director

Dr. McNaught is responsible for developing FREED’s mission and strategic direction, as well as implementing its programs to achieve the organization’s goals. Prior to joining FREED, he was Vice President for Research and Medical Programs at the Tourette Association of America. A former Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Instructor at Harvard Medical School/McLean Hospital; and, a Research Fellow at both King’s College London, and the University of Cambridge, Dr. McNaught has a background in neuroscience, neurology and neuropsychiatry research.

Priya Prabhakar, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.
Priya Prabhakar, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A.Associate Director

Dr. Prabhakar is responsible for leading communication with universities, independent researchers and funders with the aim of cultivating and sustaining long-term funding and research collaborations. A member of the American Medical Association, Association of Eating Disorders and the Health Care Compliance Association, she is also a visiting Researcher in Department of Brain and Psychological sciences at the Boston University.

Board of Directors

Stuart Koman, Ph.D., Chairman
James Greenblatt, M.D.
Margaret Moran, RN
William Mosakowski, BA
Barbara Scolnick, M.D.

Professional Advisory Board

Cynthia M. Bulik, Ph.D., F.A.E.D.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Mardie Burckes-Miller, Ed.D., C.H.E.S., C.E.D.S., F.A.E.D.
Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH

James Greenblatt, M.D.
Walden Behavioral Care, Waltham, MA

Tom Hildebrandt, Psy.D., F.A.E.D.
Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY

Walter Kaye, M.D.
University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

Tiffany Stewart, Ph.D.
Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA

Jennifer Thomas, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA