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Study Type


Study Purpose

The purpose of the ENGAGE research study is to determine parent and adolescent views about different treatment options for obesity.

About the Study

After initial web-based and/or phone screening for basic eligibility, participants will be scheduled for an individual interview (~2 hours total for parent and child) via videoconferencing.

Short questionnaires will be completed online, and responses will be connected to participant responses from the session.

Study Design

Number of Visits:

  • 1 interview visit


  • Questionnaires

Study Qualifications

To qualify for this research study, your child should:


  • Be 12–17 years old with a parent or guardian also willing to participate
  • Have a BMI greater than or equal to 95th percentile calculate your BMI
  • Be agreeable to an interview via videoconferencing

Study Duration

Participation in the study will last approximately 2 hours.


You and your child can each earn $75 for the completion of this study.

Study Contact

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online, call 225-763-3000, or email

If you think you may be eligible, please click the button below to screen online.

Please do not fill out this questionnaire for anyone other than yourself unless you are their legal guardian.
If you know someone who may be interested please direct them to the site or have them call us directly at 225-763-3000.

If you’re 18 or older, there may be other studies that you can join. Click here to find out about these studies or call 225-763-3000 to learn how you can be a volunteer!

If you don't see a trial that fits your interests or needs, click here to complete a questionnaire and we will contact you about any future trials for which you may qualify.