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Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Wellness, Lifestyle & Environmental Health

Participate in Research is designed to connect potential volunteers with open research studies. We are looking for volunteers just like you to help answer important questions about wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health. This page lists wellness, lifestyle, and environmental health studies that may apply to you or someone you know. If you find a study that you’d like to participate in, you can contact the study team with questions or to volunteer. Join us to improve the health of others.

Active Studies

COVID-19 and workers in the food industry

People working in the food industry (groceries, restaurants, food delivery, factories) during COVID have had a higher risk of getting the illness. Researchers at the University of Washington and Indiana University are interviewing people working in food service, delivery, or provision to understand their work…

Golden Age Activity Survey

This research study is a collaboration between the University of Wyoming and the University of Washington. We are asking you to complete this survey because you are over the age of 65 years. The purpose of this survey is to better understand various health behaviors…

Do More Feel Better

The University of Washington is conducting a research study called Do More Feel Better for adults aged 60 and older who attend senior centers and are experiencing depression. The program is based on research showing that increasing your participation in pleasurable and rewarding activities can…

COMBO-MS

Many individuals with MS suffer from fatigue, which can be their most disabling symptom. Research is needed to figure out how to match treatments to individual patients so that the treatments will have the greatest effect. The purpose of this clinical trial is to compare…

Self Tracking for Understanding

We are looking for participants for a study that explores possible improvement to collecting data about potential causes and symptoms of health conditions over time. We are looking for individuals who have ​recorded data​ about potential ​causes​ and ​symptoms​ to try to understand more about…

Return to Learn – Concussion Study

Recruiting parents and guardians of children in High School who recently experienced a traumatic brain injury or concussion. We are working to develop an innovative program that aims to improve student outcomes while the student gradually returns to schoolwork after the brain injury. Participation in…

Brain Activation and Satiety in Children 2 (BASIC2) Study

BASIC2 is studying ways to help overweight kids and their parents reach and maintain a healthy weight. This longitudinal study is trying to learn if the study medicine combined with family-based treatment helps kids better manage their weight. You and your child would attend free…

BEAM Study (Brain Effects on Appetite and Metabolism Study)

BEAM study is a longitudinal study that is trying to learn more about the role the brain plays in appetite and body weight changes in children. We are recruiting healthy children who are willing to participate in the study activities. All participants will have one…

Contribute to advancing brain health. Help dementia patients. Learn more about your own health

The purpose of this pilot study is to record the daily human activities, and to develop predictive models of physical activity. We hope this study will enable researchers to test and validate new technologies that may subsequently be used to study and inform researchers and…

Family Caregiver Research Study

We are seeking caregivers who provide care for family members with dementia and pain to participate in a research study at Weill Cornell Medicine. This study is evaluating the “Pain Identification and Communication Toolkit (PICT)”, a novel intervention to help caregivers recognize and communicate about…

Seattle Children’s Power Training study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) experience walking limitations which negatively influence their ability to physically participate in day to day life. The investigators propose that impaired muscle power generation is the key limiting factor affecting walking activity and participation. This proposal represents a combined…

Seattle Children’s Orthotic Study for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Ambulatory children with cerebral palsy (CP) demonstrate altered lower limb biomechanical alignment in walking (e.g. excessive hip/knee flexion or equinus during stance) and experience walking activity limitations that negatively influence their ability to participate in day to day life. Ankle Foot Orthoses (AFO) are a…

Exercise Study for Ovarian Cancer Survivors

Who can participate in the study? Individuals with stage II-IV ovarian, fallopian tube, or peritoneal cancer who have undergone surgery and completed chemotherapy within six months (ongoing maintenance therapy is OK) and who are in clinical remission. Our study We will compare the effects of…

Pregnancy and Infant Health

University of Washington researchers, led by Natalia Kleinhans, are recruiting pregnant participants who have not used marijuana during their first trimester and those who have used marijuana during their first trimester for a new study of prenatal development. Participants are not required to use marijuana…

WEB Study (Weight Effects on Brain Health Study)

WEB study is a longitudinal study that will examine changes that may occur in the brain following obesity treatment. We are currently recruiting: 1. people who are eligible to participate in the behavioral weight loss intervention (BMI greater than 30, determined by phone screen) 2….

Community Wellness Study

We are interested in evaluating the effectiveness of a telephone-based wellness program that has been adapted specifically for adults (ages 45-64) who are aging with a physical disability. Participation in this study will last one year. Each participant will be asked to complete a survey…

Back on Track to Healthy Living Study

Chronic pain is a common and costly condition affecting millions of Americans. Different types of treatment such as mindfulness meditation, cognitive therapy, and activation skills have been used to treat chronic pain in the general population with success, but little is known as to how…

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