Studies Currently Recruiting Participants

Slip Buddy Study: A technology based weight loss program using mobile apps and Facebook

Do you want help reaching your weight loss goals? Participate in a research study that includes a 12-week nutrition and physical activity program. You will also be asked to use a diet app as well. Ages 18-65. Compensation provided. Protocol #: H17-217

We are recruiting nationally for a weight loss study that aims to help people lose weight and gain a better understanding of their eating behavior. Study participants will be randomized to use one of two mobile apps that can be used to help understand eating patterns. All participants will receive weight loss counseling from a weight loss professional via a private Facebook group.

If you are interested in participating, please click here to learn more and to complete the initial screening survey.

Facebook and Friends: Developing an Effective Online Social Network for Weight Loss

Are you a daily Facebook user, interested in losing weight? If so, you may be eligible to participate in this weight loss research study. We are researching a program that includes nutrition and exercise counseling through a private Facebook group. You will be asked to posts updates and interact with other study participants. Study participation will last for 16 weeks. Compensation will be provided.
Interested please call 860-486-8772 or click here to learn more and complete an initial survey. Protocol #:H17-215

Healthy Moms Study

We are recruiting women who had a baby in the past year for a research study of a weight loss program that includes nutrition and exercise counseling. Study participation will last 12 months. Study visits are in Hartford, CT. Compensation provided.

To learn more about this study, call us at (860) 486-1519 or email us at momsstudy@uconn.edu