Welcome to the Figueroa Interdisciplinary Group (FIG) research laboratory at Cornell University. The FIG Research Laboratory is a group of interdisciplinary stakeholders conducting academic research and developing strategies to prevent childhood obesity and to address health disparities through a socio-ecological lens. Our mission is to leverage community assets, diverse methods, and team science to build capacity for equitable health in priority populations. This website provides a platform for FIG lab’s project updates and for connecting with our research team. See the lab syllabus for more information.