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
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: LGBTQ Teens age 14-19
About: Are you a cigarette or e-cig smoker? Do you vape? or do you use tobacco products? Want to help the LGBTQ community? Participate in a research study on LGBTQ tobacco use at Brown University.
Time Involved: 4-6 weeks.
Compensation: You may receive up to $245.
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-old cigarette smokers who have ever tried vaping 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 or vaping. If you are under the age of 18, you must have permission from a parent/guardian to be in the study.
Time Involved: 6 study visits.
Compensation: You may receive up to $400 for attending all 6 study visits.
Contact Person: Julissa - (401) 863-6635, Text (401) 680-6635, or Email [email protected]
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.