River Oaks Hospital



Medical Director

George C. Daul, Jr., MD, is a board certified psychiatrist and an eating disorders specialist. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Tulane University School of Medicine. His expertise has served to assist thousands of eating disordered patients from across the country in their recovery. Dr. Daul is experienced and skilled in the inpatient management of eating disorders and is an expert in the psycho-pharmacological aspects of treatment.

Program Coordinator

Marian McGavran, MSW, LCSW, BACS, received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Tulane University and joined Social Services at River Oaks in 2003, gaining experience in the treatment of teens and their families on the Child and Adolescent Unit.  After identifying an interest in the field of eating disorders, Ms. McGavran was transferred to the Eating Disorders Program where she was soon named Lead Therapist.  In 2006, she was promoted to Program Coordinator.  Ms. McGavran is a member of the International Academy of Eating Disorders and her interests include family therapy, motivation enhancement, and relapse prevention.