Philip S. Mehler, the Glassman Professor of Medicine at the School of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer at Denver Health Medical Center and founder and medical director of the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders at Denver Health, recently received the 2012 Outstanding Clinician Award from the Academy of Eating Disorders. The award provides international recognition for a lifetime of service and outstanding clinical contributions to the field.
Mehler has dedicated the past 25 years of his career to the research and medical care of patients suffering from the most severe eating disorders. He is a member and Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders as well as the Eating Disorders Research Society. He has lectured extensively on a national and international level on the topic. He also has been recognized as one of the Best Doctors in America for 13 years and multiple times by 5280 Magazine as Top Internist in Denver.