All of Us Pennsylvania Research Program


STUDY BASICS

You may be able to change the future of medicine. The All of Us PA Research Program is enrolling adults who have been treated at any UPMC facility or by a UPMC doctor over their lifetime. This may be your chance to improve how your children and your children’s children receive medical care.


STUDY PURPOSE

The University of Pittsburgh is enrolling 150,000 people in the national All of Us Research Program, which is a historic effort to gather data from 1 million people living in the United States. The program is open to people both healthy and sick and aims to collect health-related information that will be used for research that we hope can one day help doctors provide more precise care for individual patients.

Unlike a single research study focused on a specific disease or population, All of Us will serve as a national research resource to inform thousands of research studies covering a wide variety of health conditions that affect many different people.

Participants will have opportunities over many years to provide data about themselves that will help researchers learn more about how individual differences in lifestyle, environment, and biological make-up (such as genetic background) influence health and disease. This is expected to lead to new treatments tailored to individual patients. By taking part, you will contribute to an effort to improve the health of generations to come.


COULD THIS STUDY BE RIGHT FOR YOU?

• 18 years of age or older
• Reside in United States
• Ever been a patient at a UPMC facility or of a UPMC health provider (such as doctor, physical therapist, UPMC Urgent Care, etc.)


WHAT PARTICIPANTS CAN EXPECT

• One initial visit (up to one hour) with free parking
• Completing questionnaires
• Providing permission for secure access to your electronic health records
• Physical measurements (such as blood pressure, height, weight) with results returned to you
• Blood and urine samples
• $25 Compensation at the completion of the visit
• Periodic contact as well as general news and updates about All of Us Research Program


IRB:
  20170520 - All of Us Research Program - All of Us Pennsylvania/All of Us PA


Age Range
AGE:   18 - 120

Duration VISITS:  one initial visit

Location LOCATION: 
University Center, Aiken Medical Building, Monroeville Urgent Care, UPMC Montefiore CTRC & St. Clair Commons, Bethel Park

Compensation COMPENSATION: 
$25.00 Giant Eagle gift card and free parking




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