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Who is leading the WeLNES study?

The Principal Investigator for WeLNES is Jonathan Bricker, PhD, a scientist who specializes in healthy behavior change and is a Professor at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington. He has published over 90 peer-reviewed scientific articles.

Why are we doing the WeLNES study?

To help people lose weight and exercise.

Our goal is to test 2 telephone weight loss programs and learn which one is most useful to help people.

What is the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center?

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center is a world leader in research to prevent, detect, and treat cancer and other life-threatening diseases. Our world-renowned researchers have received three Nobel Prizes and many other major awards. We're located in Seattle, Washington.

How do we keep your information safe?

  1. Your contact information (name, phone number, email) is kept apart from all of your survey information
  2. This website is encrypted for privacy and protection
  3. This site's server (where all of the site's information is kept) is protected by a hardware firewall (another level of security)

Please see our privacy policy and terms of service for more information.

Any questions?
Want more information?

Email us: WeLNES@fredhutch.org
Visit us: research.fhcrc.org/behavioral-health/en.html

"The coach is really easy to talk to. She gave me some helpful tools in dealing with my food urges, and they gave me a push in the right direction. I love this!"

—Felicia

"The coach is really easy to talk to. She gave me some helpful tools in dealing with my food urges, and they gave me a push in the right direction. I love this!"

—Felicia