William Sharp, PhD
William Sharp, PhD, is a director of the Children’s Multidisciplinary Feeding Program, where he leads a multidisciplinary team of professionals whose mission is to enhance the overall quality of life for children and their families by providing evidenced-based, comprehensive care for children with pediatric feeding disorders and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID). He is also an associate professor at the Emory University School of Medicine. His current research focuses on developing and evaluating innovative, community-viable methods of treatment delivery based on the need to expand the availability of effective interventions both locally and nationally.
Dr. Sharp has co-authored a treatment manual for parents on this topic and published numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters related to multidisciplinary treatment for feeding disorders. In 2014 and 2020, he was a finalist for the Allied Healthcare Hero Award by the Atlanta Business Chronicle for his dedication to improving treatment and access to care for children with chronic and severe feeding concerns. He won the award in 2014.