Participate in a Study

Research is the cornerstone of the Institute's mission and is made possible by members of the community who contribute their time and efforts through participation in our studies.

The Institute for Community Health Promotion is currently seeking participants for the following research study:

Quit for Health

The Quit for Health research study is a 12-week program with strategies
to help you quit smoking, such as exercise and the nicotine patch.

Eligibility guidelines

  • Must be 18-65 and not a regular exerciser
  • Must be female and generally healthy
  • Must be able to attend 3 times per week
  • We provide 10 weeks of the nicotine patch and compensation for your time.

Contact Us
Call 877-688-4247 to see if you qualify

Or click here to complete our screening survey online. 

Exercise for Good

In partnership with the YMCA, this research study aims to assess changes in YMCA attendance based on possible monetary incentives or donations made in your name.

Eligibility guidelines
Must be a new adult YMCA member at the Kent County YMCA.

Contact Us
If you are interested, please send an e-mail to or call us (401-316-9031) and we will get back to you with more information about the study.