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Body Weight & Puberty Study
Girls grow into women. Does body weight say when?
Body Weight & Puberty Study
Calling all healthy girls, 8-14 years old, who live in and around Raleigh, Durham, or Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to join this important study. We want to find out if body weight affects when a girl starts puberty.

Body Weight and Puberty Study

Who is Running the Study?

What’s Required?

Who Can Participate?

The definition of healthy for this study means that you feel well and can perform normal activities.

For More Information Parents May:

Call 1-855-MYNIEHS
or email puberty@nih.gov

Printable flyer: Body Weight and Puberty Study(1MB)

Lead Researcher:

Natalie Shaw
Natalie D. Shaw, M.D., MMSc.
Principal Investigator

Tel (919) 541-7798
natalie.shaw@nih.gov