Get Involved

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Participating in research studies in our lab is very exciting because participants get to be a part of new ideas and cutting edge technologies. Participating also helps us determine how we can improve the lives of children and adolescents with various chronic health conditions. Please see below for the current studies that the iOUCH lab is recruiting for.

Feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns!

Remember to check back frequently as this page will be updated with information about any new projects that are ongoing.

iPeer2Peer: Cancer

Are you between 12-18 years old with a cancer diagnosis?
iPeer2Peer: Cancer is an online peer mentoring program to help teenagers with cancer better manage their symptoms. This study matches teenagers with cancer with a young adult mentor who has learned to manage and will help to evaluate the effectiveness of the program! Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!

Teens Taking Charge: Cancer

Are you between 12-18 years old with a cancer diagnosis?
Take part in a study for teens with cancer to learn more about cancer and how to effectively manage it as you grow up. Participants in this study will be randomized to one of two educational websites for teens with cancer. This study will help us to evaluate the educational websites to see how we can make it better. Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!

Kids Health Links Foundation

Are you between 12-18 years old with a chronic condition?
We want to understand how youth with chronic conditions are using online resources for social support and to learn more about their condition. This will help us to created resources that better suit what youth with chronic conditions are looking for. If you would like to take part in a one-hour phone interview about how you use online resources, email us!

Arthritis Invaders

Are you between 7-12 years old with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)?
Arthritis Invaders is an online game to help children learn how to better manage their arthritis. We want to see if the game is easy to use and if it helps children with their arthritis symptoms. Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!

iCanCope with Pain: Chronic Pain

Are you between 15-18 years old with Chronic Pain?
iCanCope with Pain is a web-based self-management program to help adolescents and young adults manage their chronic pain symptoms. This study will test the smartphone app and website to evaluate the effectiveness of the first smartphone and web-based pain coping application for adolescents with chronic pain! Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!

ICanCope with Pain: JIA

Are you between 12-18 years old with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)?
iCanCope with Pain is a web-based self-management program to help adolescents and young adults manage their arthritis symptoms. This study will test the smartphone app and website to evaluate the effectiveness of the first smartphone-based pain coping application for adolescents with JIA! Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!

RACER

Your Content Goes Are you between 16-18 with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)?
This study will help researchers to validate a new transition readiness questionnaire. This questionnaire is will be used to help the health care team prepare adolescents with JIA to transition to adulthood and take greater responsibility for their condition. Email us if you are interested and want to learn more!