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Lori Francis
Lori A. Francis
Associate Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Center for Family Research in Diverse Contexts
  • Biobehavioral Health - BBH
  • Family and Child Health Project
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  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 2003
Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Office Address
201 Biobehavioral Health Building
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802
Grants and Research Projects

Sociocultural factors influencing the development of obesity in low-income and minority children, including family environment, neighborhood characteristics and socioeconomic status; family-based interventions to reduce and prevent obesity and related morbidities in children; understanding biobehavioral, family environmental and cultural factors that influence self-regulation of energy intake and body weight in young children.

Family and Child Health Project Web Pages