WUSTL health researcher seeking mothers interested in weight loss

Debra Haire-Joshu, PhD, associate dean for research in the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, is looking for mothers between the ages of 18-45 with children ages 2-4 to participate in a study.

Haire-Joshu will be investigating whether new Parents as Teachers family wellness information encourages families to lead more active lifestyles and lose weight.

All eligible adult participants will receive child development and parenting information to help make the best choices for their child or children, and some eligible participants also will receive free one-on-one family wellness coaching.

All participants will be paid a $50 Schnucks gift card for each of three study visits.

To sign up for the study or to learn more about it, contact Christy Lapka at (314) 935-3064 or clapka@wustl.edu.