Join the Team
Are you interested in working with The Living F.R.E.E. Lab?
- We are looking for undergraduate and graduate research assistants to assist in the Living F.R.E.E. Lab. If you are passionate about eating disorder and/or obesity research, and are enrolled as a current undergraduate or graduate student, please fill out the Undergraduate_Research Trainee app_LFL, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org to apply.
- Dr. Goode will be accepting graduate students in the School of Social Work for Fall 2021. For students interested in working with Dr. Goode, feel free to contact her directly at: email@example.com
- Postdoctoral Training (beginning July 2022): We are accepting applicants to work with our lab through this UNC resource: Carolina Postdoctoral Program for Faculty Diversity
To learn more about the UNC School of Social Work, please click here: ssw.unc.edu
Current Research Studies
Do you feel out of control around food? Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?
If so, the HONOR study may interest you!
Researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill are conducting a research study where participants will be interviewed about their eating concerns, and their interest in using technology in future treatment programs to manage their type 2 diabetes. If you are eligible, it will require you to participate in a 60–90-minute interview about the factors that influence your eating behaviors and patterns.
You may be eligible if you identify as the following:
- African American
- Between the ages of 18-75
- Have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
Participants will be compensated $40 for their participation.
Are you interested?
- To learn more about this study, please visit studies.unc.edu/21-2910 or contact the research coordinator at LFLstudies@unc.edu or (919) 962-6429.
- To determine your eligibility, complete the eligibility screener by visiting https://bit.ly/bescreener
This research study has been reviewed by the UNC IRB #21-2910 and determined to be exempt from federal human subjects research regulations. You may contact the Institutional Review Board at 919-966-3113 or by email to IRB_subjects@unc.edu.
Refining a smartphone app to reduce binge eating in Black women
The purpose of this study is to design and beta test a smartphone application to improve self-monitoring of biological signals of hunger and fullness.