Adam Leggett, MS, CED-EA

Adam Leggett, MA

Marketing Director
Adam Leggett serves as Marketing Director of ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders and Severe Malnutrition, overseeing a field team serving professionals as well as a digital team tasked with making ACUTE’s unmatched specialty care known and accessible to providers, patients and families in the U.S. and around the world.

Adam Leggett serves as Marketing Director of ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders and Severe Malnutrition, bringing an essential fusion of clinical and behavioral health marketing experience to his role. Adam oversees a field team serving professionals as well as a digital team tasked with making ACUTE’s unmatched specialty care known and accessible to providers, patients and families in the U.S. and around the world. Under his leadership, ACUTE has dramatically enhanced access to life-saving care at ACUTE for those struggling with extreme forms of eating disorders and severe malnutrition, including growing referrals from medical hospitals via air ambulance, as well as more residential treatment center referrals. He recently earned iaedp’s prestigious associate educational designation through the iaedp™ Institute on Eating Disorders, underscoring his commitment and capability in providing clinical consultation and facilitation of referral for severely ill patients.

Prior to joining ACUTE, Adam held several senior provider relations roles in the eating disorder treatment field. He served as National Director of Professional Relations at Aloria Health, as well Provider Relations Marketing Manager at Veritas Collaborative. He also gained direct clinical experience as a therapist, working with children, adolescents and adults across multiple therapeutic settings.  

Adam received his master’s degree from Baruch College and his bachelor’s degree from East Carolina University. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Disability Education Specialist and Certified Severe and Profound Disabilities Educational Specialist.  

ACUTE Earns Prestigious Center of Excellence Designation from Anthem
In 2018, the ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders & Severe Malnutrition at Denver Health was honored by Anthem Health as a Center of Excellence for Medical Treatment of Severe and Extreme Eating Disorders. ACUTE is the first medical unit ever to achieve this designation in the field of eating disorders. It comes after a rigorous review process.

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