Momentum Center | Driving Discovery to End Childhood Obesity

Student Resources

Students interested in learning more about childhood obesity research may benefit from the resources found on this page.


Support is provided for summer student internships that allow students to pursue research interests related to childhood obesity.  Mentorship from two disciplines on each project is encouraged.  Project can be directly connected to Momentum Center projects, or can explore new research ideas related to child obesity. Learn more here.

U-M Courses

We have compiled a list of U-M courses that may be helpful for students who are interested in learning more about childhood obesity and/or preparing for a career in childhood obesity research. See the list here.

Local Childhood Obesity Prevention Programs

Access a directory of obesity prevention programs in Washtenaw County here to find local resources and potential volunteer opportunities.