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Lost weight? Health researcher wants to interview you

Pam LeBlanc

Editor’s note: This article was originally published June 26, 2014

A health educator is looking for people who have lost weight to interview for a research article.

Lynsey Romo, a University of Texas alum and assistant professor of health communication at North Carolina State University, wants to interview people who used to be obese or overweight but are now a normal weight, based on body mass index. She will analyze the data she collects and submit the resulting article to a journal.

Subjects must be 18 years or older. The interviews will take place in person in downtown Austin, last between 30 and 40 minutes, are completely confidential, Romo said. Participants will receive a $10 Amazon gift card for their time.

For more information or to set up an interview, email Romo at She will be conducting the interviews through Aug. 15.