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St. George Lab

Health eLifestyles Programs

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Investigator / Contact Person Sara M. St. George, Ph.D.


Family-based eHealth Obesity Prevention Intervention for Hispanic Adolescents and their Parents: The purpose of the study is to (1) conduct formative research which will inform the development of a family-based eHealth obesity prevention intervention for increasing moderate-to-vigorous physical activity, decreasing sedentary behavior, and improving quality dietary intake in Hispanic adolescents; and (2) to conduct a pilot randomized trial to determine the feasibility, acceptability, and preliminary effects of this eHealth intervention.  This study is funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NIH K01 HL133521).

Formative Development of a Family-based eHealth Intervention for Female Cancer Survivors and their Families: The purpose of this study is to (1) understand the family structure and healthy lifestyle behaviors of overweight/obese female breast, endometrial, and ovarian cancer survivors; and (2) assess female cancer survivors' willingness to participate in a family-based eHealth intervention that includes their children and grandchildren.

Formative Development of a Multigenerational eHealth Intervention for Grandparents and Grandchildren: The purpose of this study is to (1) collect preliminary data that will inform the development of mock ups for an eHealth intervention designed to improve physical and psychosocial health in older adults and their grandchildren; and (2) explore older adults' interest in a multigenerational eHealth intervention with their grandchildren and elicit feedback on intervention mock-ups. This study is funded by a pilot award from the Center for Research and Education on Aging and Technology Enhancement (CREATE) to Marissa Kobayashi, MHS.