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Andersen, Arnold E., M.D.

Adjunct Instructor

Main Office Address

200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Phone 319-356-1354
Fax 319-356-2587 

E-mail: arnold-andersen@uiowa.edu


Education and Government Service

1964

B.A.

Cornell University

1968

M.D.

Cornell Medical School

1968-1969

Medicine Internship

Peter Bent Brigham Hospital

1969-1970

Psychiatry Residency

New York Hospital-Westchester Division

1975-1976

Psychiatry Residency

Johns Hopkins Hospital

1974-1975

Clinical Psychiatry Investigator Fellowship

National Institutes of Mental Health

1970-1974

Public Health Service


Professional Interests

  • Eating Disorders, especially integrative treatments and outcome
  • Brain imaging and mechanisms of hunger, satiety, fear and anxiety
  • Males with eating disorders
  • Cross-cultural psychiatry
  • Medical complications of eating disorders
  • Residency and medical student education


Selected Publications

Watson, T. and A. E. Andersen.  A Critical Examination of the Amenorrhea and  Weight Criteria for Diagnosing Anorexia. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica. 2003; 103:175-82.

Andersen AE, Watson T, Schlechte J. Osteoporosis and osteopenia in men with eating disorders. Lancet. 2000; 355(9219): 1967-1968.