Healthy Weight Research Center

  • Postal address

    1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300

    55455 Minneapolis

    United States

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Organization profile

Organization profile


Building the science to prevent obesity.


The University of Minnesota Healthy Weight Research Center (U of M HWRC) mission is to:

  • Foster innovative transdisciplinary research by investigators within and outside of the University of Minnesota.
  • Prepare the next generation of obesity prevention researchers and leaders.
  • Support evidence-based decision making by connecting the community (including policy makers, public health officials, program planners, advocates and the media) to peer-reviewed research on obesity prevention.

The Healthy Weight Research Center is led by Dr. Lisa J. Harnack and Dr. Melissa N. Laska


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