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URI researcher seeks female volunteers

Media Contact: Todd McLeish, 401-874-7892


KINGSTON, R.I. September 28, 2009 A University of Rhode Island researcher is looking for 30 female volunteers to participate in a nutrition study that will take place this fall.

Volunteers must be non-smokers between the ages of 18 and 48 with a body mass index of greater than 30 kg/m2. Qualified volunteers will be required to make three visits to the URI Energy Metabolism Lab on the Kingston campus for up to one hour each. Participants will receive two free lunches and $20 for their participation.

For more information or to volunteer, call 874-2067 or email emluri@etal.uri.edu.