Stephen A. Wonderlich, Ph.D.
President and Scientific Director
Stephen Wonderlich, Ph.D., is the Chester Fritz Distinguished University Professor and Associate Chairperson in the Department of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He graduated from Concordia College (Moorhead, MN) in 1978 and received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Missouri in 1985. Dr. Wonderlich completed his Internship and Fellowship at the University of Wisconsin. He is Co-director of the Sanford Eating Disorder and Weight Management Center, Chair of the Eating Disorders Department at Sanford Health, and Director of Clinical Research for the Neuropsychiatric Research Institute.
Dr. Wonderlich publishes widely in clinical and scientific journals and currently sits on the editorial board for the International Journal of Eating Disorders, the Journal of Abnormal Psychology, and Behavior Research and Therapy. Dr. Wonderlich is a Past- President of the Academy for Eating Disorders and has served on the Eating Disorder Workgroup for the DSM-5 Task Force.