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Women’s 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 women’s health. This page lists women’s 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.

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UW Medicine Gynecology
UW Medicine

Whether it’s treatment for an abnormal Pap smear, or a minimally-invasive hysterectomy aided by the most advanced robotic technology, UW Medicine’s team of gynecologists provide comprehensive, personalized care for women throughout Washington and neighboring states. U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked UW Medical Center among the nation’s best in providing gynecologic care.

UW Medicine Obstetrics
UW Medicine Urogynecology and Female Urology
UW Medicine

​​​​​​​​​​​UW Medicine specialists in female urology and urogynecology provide comprehensive care for female pelvic floor disorders, including pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, urinary frequency and urgency and more.

Active Studies

Skylark Postpartum Depression Study

To determine if treatment with SAGE-217 reduces depressive symptoms in women with postpartum depression (PPD) compared to placebo. To determine if treatment with SAGE-217 reduces anxiety symptoms compared to placebo. To assess self-report of depressive symptoms To evaluate the safety and tolerability of SAGE-217 This…

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…

Preeclampsia and later-life heart disease

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in women. Having a prior complicated pregnancy may play a role in the development of cardiovascular disease. One specific complication of interest is preeclampsia, a pregnancy-specific disease presenting with high blood pressure and problems with other major…

THC in Pregnancy

The purpose of this study is to better understand how exposure to the hormones estradiol and cortisol influence the body’s processing of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of cannabis. THC use is increasingly common among pregnant women, and it is not known how exposure…

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…

The VIVA Trial

The VIVA Clinical Trial (Vaccine to Interrupt Progression of Vulvar and Anal Neoplasia) will test whether the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine can improve the health of people who have been previously diagnosed with pre-cancerous lesions. We plan to enroll men and women in the Seattle…

Pain Sensitivity Study

The purpose of this study is to find out more about pain sensitivity in individuals with Fibromyalgia or temporomandibular disorder (TMD) compared to healthy controls. Participants will visit the University of Washington Medical Center over 1 or 2 visits for up to 2 hours total….

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