Integrated efforts to prevent and treat obesity and eating disorders across the lifespan

Transforming the lives of children, families and communities by promoting healthy lifestyle and weight management through excellence in research, clinical care, community outreach and education

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$14 million to fund research aimed at reducing childhood obesity

$14 million to fund research aimed at reducing childhood obesity

The Record announces our recently-funded project to test and evaluate a family-based program aimed at reducing childhood obesity.

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A key to tackling childhood obesity: Involve families and follow up

A key to tackling childhood obesity: Involve families and follow up

Our research finds that comprehensive follow-up care after family-based treatment for childhood obesity leads to better outcomes than less comprehensive follow-up care.

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New T32 Grant for Post-doctoral Trainees

New T32 Grant for Post-doctoral Trainees

Study weight and eating disorders and cardiovascular disease under the direction of international experts through a transdisciplinary NIH grant for post-doctoral trainees.

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America's Growing Problem

America's Growing Problem

Outlook Magazine profiles our program and its role in averting the lifelong health risks and spiraling social costs of childhood obesity.

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Turning the Tide on Childhood Obesity

Our very own Denise Wilfley shared her knowledge and passion for childhood obesity at TEDx Gateway Arch in 2016.