Are you interested in losing weight and keeping it off long-term?

The UF Health Promotion Lab is seeking volunteers to take part in Project STAR, a research study aimed at helping people learn skills to lose weight and keep it off long-term. Eligible volunteers will receive a free 16-week in-person program followed by an additional 20 months of smartphone-based support.

You may be eligible to participate in this research study if you:

  • Are between 18 and 70 years of age
  • Own an Apple or Android smartphone
  • Are willing to complete the full two-year program

For more information, call (352) 273-5235 or email