Welcome to the Kent State University Pediatric Health and Stress Lab website.
Our pediatric psychology research focuses on obesity and weight management in children and adolescents. Within this domain, our research examines the following areas:
Our lab collaborates with child and adolescent weight management programs based in hospitals within the Akron and Cleveland areas. These collaborations are geared toward understanding factors that influence childhood obesity risk and intervention.
Pediatric Health and Stress Lab is directed by Dr. Amy F. Sato within
the Department of Psychology at Kent State University.