The Drexel University Center for Weight, Eating and Lifestyle Science, or the WELL Center, is an interdisciplinary clinical research center which aims to develop, test and disseminate new behavioral and technological solutions to the problems of obesity, poor diet, sedentariness and disordered eating.
Missions of the WELL Center
- Research Mission: The research mission of the WELL Center is to identify the core risk and maintenance factors for eating disorders, obesity and sedentary behavior, and to develop, evaluate and disseminate new behavioral and technological solutions for these challenging-to-treat concerns. The Center is currently conducting a broad array of research projects focused on these topics.
- Clinical Mission: The Center includes the WELL Clinic, which serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area. The Clinic provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based treatment for obesity, eating disorders, and related conditions, and also provides bariatric surgery evaluations and nutritional counseling.
- Training Mission: The WELL Center serves as a top-notch training site for professionals, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates.
BE A RESEARCH VOLUNTEER
Interested in being a research volunteer and/or receiving no cost state-of-the art treatment? We are currently recruiting research participants who experience overeating, emotional eating, binge eating, and/or who would like to lose weight.
View a list of studies currently recruiting participants
Receive evidence-based treatment at The WELL Clinic
Interested in receiving state-of-the art, evidence-based treatment for weight management, eating disorders, or related conditions? Please contact the WELL Clinic at 215.553.7100 or WELLClinic@Drexel.edu.
Learn more about the WELL Clinic
WELL CENTER PERSONNEL
Directed by Evan Forman, PhD, the WELL Center consists of core, research, and affiliated faculty, and serves as a first-class training site for professionals, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students and undergraduates.
The WELL Center is recruiting faculty, staff and undergraduate research assistants. Learn more about opportunities at the WELL Center.