Rural scene

UF Researchers Receive $3.7 Million for New Study

Researchers led by Dr. Michael G. Perri will compare three strategies for long-term weight management in the newest five-year study, Rural Lifestyle Eating and Activity Program (Rural LEAP).

Recent News

Rural LEAP Update – Spring 2018

Apr 12th, 2018

Enrollment was completed in March, 2017! We’re currently in Phase II of the program in Columbia County, Madison County, Putnam County, Flagler County, and Bradford County.

Rural LEAP Recruitment Update – Fall 2016/Spring 2017

Oct 3rd, 2016

We’re currently recruiting for the fourth wave of Rural LEAP participants, and we hope you will help us spread the word!  We’re looking for participants in Bradford County, Columbia County, Flagler […]

Rural LEAP Recruitment Update – Winter 2015

Dec 15th, 2015

Happy holidays from the UF Weight Management Program! As we get closer to starting our third wave of Rural LEAP weight management groups in January/February 2016, we’re still accepting participants in […]