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Robert L. Newton Jr

Robert L. Newton Jr, PhD is Associate Professor and Director of the Physical Activity and Ethnic Minority Health Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center. Dr. Newton's research interests center on addressing health disparities in African American children, adults, and older adults. Although much of his work involves developing physical activity promotion interventions, he also engages in weight loss studies. Dr. Newton utilizes community-based and technology-based interventions to address health disparities.