Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (POWER) at Yale


The Program for Obesity, Weight and Eating Research (P.O.W.E.R.) studies eating behaviors and cognitions in overweight individuals in order to develop improved treatments for outcomes related to eating disorders and obesity.   
Our research is nationally recognized, and we have active studies in the following areas:

  • Binge eating
  • Behavioral and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies
  • Pharmacology
  • Brain imaging (fMRI)
  • Laboratory Studies
  • Nutrition Studies
  • Comorbidity Studies
  • Smoking and impulse-control disorders
  • Hispanic Studies
  • Assessment
  • Veteran Studies

Who is eligible?

Treatment and non-treatment seeking individuals with overweight or obesity.

Current Study

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Call (203)-785-7210 for more information



Yale Faculty

Contact Us

For more information about the clinic and our research programs, please call 203-785-7210


Yale School of Medicine
Congress Place
301 Cedar Street
New Haven, CT  06519