In May, editors of all 19 international editions of Vogue pledged to ban models who suffer from eating disorders or are younger than 16. While the move won’t radically alter the glossies or end women’s struggle with their body images, it’s a step in the right direction, and Dr. David Herzog of the Harris Center for Education and Advocacy in Eating Disorders at MGH deserves part of the credit for it. The 65-year-old psychiatrist has spent a career changing the way we view and treat eating disorders.
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