University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension
Less than 50% of adults are meeting the current recommendations for physical activity
Less than 30% of adults are meeting the current dietary guidelines for fruits and vegetable
Chronic disease, including obesity, is responsible for more than 70% of health care costs
Core principles that sit at the heart of everything we do
We start with science
We deliver behavioral medicine that is clinically supported and evidence-based, and publish our results in peer-reviewed journals.
We track with
Our program guides participants to healthful lifestyle choices through an interactive website and integrated smartwatches.
We empower with people
We foster partnerships between research, extension, and the community to encourage feedback, support, and accountability.
We insist on
We demand long-term change for our participants and accessible, feasible programming for our agents.