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
New PCORI Project to Treat Childhood Obesity in Primary Care
The study will be conducted at primary care offices in 3 regions: Missouri, New York, and Louisiana. In Missouri, we are only recruiting participants from participating practices in the St. Louis and Columbia area.
Mobile phone technology to screen, help treat college students
The Record announces our recently-funded project to evaluate the use of a mobile app to treat common mental health issues on college campuses.
$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.
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.
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.
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.