In this episode, Murray and Brendon talk to Rebecca Eyre, the CEO of Project Heal, a national nonprofit in the U.S. focused on equitable treatment access for people struggling with eating disorders. Eating disorders are a very personal topic for Rebecca as it’s an illness that has impacted many people in her immediate family, including her mother.
Not only are eating disorders misunderstood and misdiagnosed, but the vast majority of misdiagnoses happen to people of color. If you don’t have direct experience with eating disorders, this episode will be eye-opening. You’re going to hear some things about this issue that will shock you.
Rebecca Eyre is CEO of Project HEAL, a national nonprofit in the U.S. focused on equitable treatment access for people struggling with eating disorders. Rebecca is a licensed therapist specializing in eating disorders and trauma. She’s recognized as an intuitive thought leader and strategist with diverse experience across industries, including mental health, nonprofit, marketing, education, tech, and writing.
Murray Zucker, MD, is the chief medical officer at Happify Health. Dr. Zucker has worked as a healthcare consultant and psychiatrist for more than 20 years. He's had senior leadership roles as a medical executive in the health insurance and managed care industries. He has consulted for large hospital systems and Fortune 500 companies, as well as for large provider groups. As a healthcare expert, Dr. Zucker has appeared on the “Today” show, “Good Morning America”, “20/20”, CNN, and the LA evening news. He has also been a featured guest host on radio programs and a quoted expert in prominent media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and People magazine.
Brendon is vice president of Customer Success at Happify Health. Throughout his career Brendon has had the unique opportunity to work across teams, functions, and industries, with sales being the consistent through-line. For Brendon, being of service by understanding and solving complex problems for others is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding endeavors one can embark upon. It's that sense of purpose and drive that gets him out of bed in the morning and keeps him moving forward (that and trying to keep his two children, ages 5 and 3, from burning the house down).