Dr. Harry Brandt led the eating disorders programs at Mercy Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center and Sheppard Pratt, including as Co-Director of the Center for Eating Disorders, before bringing his team to the Eating Recovery Center. He is Chief of Psychiatry at University of Maryland-St. Joseph Medical Center. Dr. Brandt attended University of Maryland School of Medicine and trained in Psychiatry at University of Maryland Department of Psychiatry. He pursued fellowship training in Biological Psychiatry and Eating Disorders at the National Institutes of Health where he ultimately became Chief of the NIMH Eating Disorders Program. Dr. Brandt, widely published in eating disorders, has been the Principal Site Investigator of two major federally-funded research grants. Active in the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Brandt is a past-president of the Maryland Psychiatric Society and has repeatedly been listed as a Baltimore Top Doctor and in Best Doctors in America.