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Kimberly Dennis, MD, CEDS


Chief Medical Officer, CEO and Co-founder | Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Kim Dennis, MD, is the Co-founder, CEO, and Chief Medical Officer at SunCloud Health. She is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in treating eating disorders, addiction, trauma and multi-occurring disorders. She believes in and maintains a holistic perspective in the practice of psychiatry, incorporating biological, psycho-social, and spiritual approaches into nuanced, individualized treatment plans.

Dr. Dennis obtained her medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her psychiatry residency training at the University of Chicago Hospitals, where she served as chief resident. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She serves on the board of Galen Mental Health, the board of the Eating Disorder Coalition, the clinical advisory committee of NEDA, and the cross organization eating disorder working group of the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

She is a member of the American Medical Association, Academy for Eating Disorders, and the American Society for Addiction Medicine. She is published in the areas of gender differences in the development of psychopathology, co-occurring eating disorders and self-injury, and the use of medication with family-based therapy for young people with anorexia nervosa. Dr. Dennis contributes regularly to news networks, such as ABC News and CNN, other national press such as the Huffington Post, Chicago Tribune, and Web MD.

Watch some videos by Dr. Kim and others talking about her leadership

What does Recovery mean to Dr. Kim? 

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Check out Dr. Kim’s full video interview on SunCloud Health: