About Caregiver Health
Caregivers play a vital support role for people with chronic health conditions, mental and physical disabilities, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, and many other health problems. Studies for caregivers may recruit professional caregivers or unpaid caregivers such as family members or friends who provide assistance. Research involving caregivers may focus on reducing stress associated with caregiving, testing tools for caregivers, or gathering feedback from caregivers about new devices or online programs designed to make caregiving easier.
Sleep Intervention Study – Spouse/Partner of an Individual with Cancer
Are you age 21 or older? Does your spouse/partner have cancer? You and your spouse/partner may be able to participate in a research study to test a treatment to improve sleep. This study involves up to 4-5 sleep treatment sessions over 6 months and completing questionnaires. Your spouse/partner must be willing to participate in this study.
MyPaTH Story Booth 2.0
Interested in sharing your story about health, illness, or research? Patients and caregivers are needed to participate in a research study to help learn more about topics that are important to you and that may improve health and health care. Participation involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories
Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their health during the coronavirus pandemic, or to share what it is like being ill with COVID-19 and/or caring for a loved one who is ill with COVID-19. Participation in this research study involves one 45-minute session that takes place over the phone. Eligible participants must be able to read and understand English.
Grief and Bereavement Overload Study
Are you a current Pitt/UPMC medical resident or fellow? You may be able to participate in a survey study designed to learn about bereavement and grief among medical trainees. This research study involves completing one 10-minute online survey.
All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program
You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults 18 years of age or older. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.