The following are alcohol research studies being conducted by the Brown University School of Public Health, which are looking for active participants:
Tobacco research studies
About: A brain imaging research study. This study involves the use of nasal spray.
Who: Adults (18-60 years old) cigarette smokers and alcohol drinkers who smoke 1 ½ packs of cigarettes a week and drink regularly.
Time Involved: 3 Visits
Compensation: Up to $250
For more information please call/text 401-424-1813, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
About: The Get Fit to Quit study involves a 16-week treatment program focused on managing weight and quitting smoking for overweight or obese smokers.
Who: Adults ages 18-75 years old who are overweight or obese and have at least 5 cigarettes per day.
Time Involved: 20 hours (1 hour per week)
Compensation: Up to $230
For more information please call 401-484-7848, or email GetFitToQuit@brown.edu
Want to Quit Smoking?
If so, you may be eligible to participate in a research study by Brown University investigators examining a medication to help alcohol drinkers who want to quit cigarette smoking. If eligible, participants receive, at no cost, a 6-week supply of nicotine patch and 6 individual sessions with a smoking cessation counselor, and study medication. In addition, participants may earn up to $150 for completing questionnaires and interviews. To learn more about the study, call 401-863-6681.
About: We are studying whether smokers are able to switch to an electronic cigarette (e-cig) in place of their usual brand cigarette. You will be provided with an e-cig and e-liquid at weekly visits - provided to you at no cost.
This is NOT a treatment study to help you quit smoking or vaping.
Who: HIV-positive smokers who are unable or not ready to quit smoking.
Time Involved: 8 study visits.
Compensation: You may receive up to $260 for attending all study visits.
Contact Person: Cathy - (401) 863-6680.
Who: 15–20-year-olds who smoke cigarettes are needed for a Brown University research study.
About: We are studying the effects of flavors and nicotine on tobacco use. This is NOT a treatment to help you quit smoking. If you are under the age of 18, you must have permission from a parent/guardian to be in the study.
Time Involved: Six 2-hour study visits.
Compensation: You may receive up to $570 for attending all six 2-hr study visits.
Protocol #: 1705001771
Teen Smoking Research Study
- Our study is interested in the effects that cigarettes containing lower levels of nicotine may have on teen smoking behavior.
- Teen smokers between the ages of 15 and 20 are needed.
- Participants can earn up to $523 for attending 5 study sessions.
- If you are younger than 18 years old, you must have your parent’s permission to be in the study.
- Travel to study sessions can be provided if necessary.
Who: Age 21-65
About: We are looking for volunteers who have asthma and use cigarettes to take part in a confidential research study at Brown University.
Time Involved: Participation involves answering questionnaires, completing a brief medical screening, and visiting our lab located in Providence for up to 10 in-person sessions. Complete our screener: https://go.brown.edu/SWAP_Screener to see if you may be further eligible.
Compensation: Participants will be compensated up to $300-$425 for their participation.
Contact: [email protected] or call: 401-863-5521, text: 401-489-1962 [Protocol # 1908002509]
About: This study is about the potential effects of electronic cigarettes and oral nicotine pouches on health and switching away from cigarettes among people who smoke. This is not a quit smoking study.
Who: Adults (21 years old and older) who currently smoke cigarettes.
Time Involved: 7 visits (3 in person visits)
Compensation: Up to $275
For more information please call us at 401-863-5605, or email [email protected]
Protocol #: 2986