Research

The research areas studied in the Center for Healthy Weight and Wellness include:

  • Examining the etiology, prevention and treatment of obesity and eating disorders in children and adults
  • The classification, characterization, assessment and risk factors of eating and weight-related disorders
  • The development of effective treatments for individuals suffering from such disorders
  • The development of innovative and cost-effective methods for early intervention and prevention of eating- and weight-related disorders
  • Evaluating novel treatment delivery models, including the effectiveness of online and mobile interventions and support tools, to increase scalability of access to evidence-based care

View our Selected Publications page to learn more about the lab’s specific research.

Ongoing Research Projects

Examples of Completed Studies