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Studies Recruitment Opportunities

Football Consumption Among Arab American Women in Dearborn, MI

For adult (18+ years old) Arab American women who live in Dearborn, MI and identify as mothers of high school football players and/or consumers of football.

Beginning Date of Study: August 2019

End Date of Study: December 2020

For this study, I will be holding interviews with adult Arab American women who identify as mothers of high school football players and/or consumers of football to find out more about the relationship between their social lives and their involvement in football. The interviews will be voluntary and will include questions about experiences with football, their consumption of sports, and their social lives. Interviews will be 45 minutes to an hour and will be conducted in person. I have a flexible schedule and am willing to meet at a location and time that is convenient for participants.

If you are interested in this study or have any questions, please contact Frances Sutton:

For more information about the researcher, visit:


Social Emotions and Well-being

Must be 18 or older

Available August 2019-January 2020

The purpose of the study is to investigate people's social emotions and well-being. If you decide to participate, you will be asked to answer a number of questions about yourself and your feelings about your social groups.

If you are interested in this study please check your eligibility by taking this brief prescreening:

Questions? Contact:


Longitudinal Study of Bipolar Disorder

Individuals with BIPOLAR DISORDER and HEALTHY COMPARISON SUBJECTS are needed. This study began in 2006 and is currently enrolling participants.

The purpose of this study is to actively investigate the genetics of bipolar disorder, along with illness outcomes, and treatment response by monitoring persons with and without the illness. Participants will be asked to complete structured interviews, neuropsychological testing, questionnaire, blood draw for genetics and biomarkers.

If you are interested in the study, please visit Questions? Contact: 1-877-864-3637 or email


Adolescent’s Responses to Disclosures of Sexual Assault--The Middle Eastern North African Perspective

For college students or recent graduates.

Unfortunately, sexual assault remains a prevalent issue in our society, however, there is very little literature about responses to disclosures of sexual assault within the Middle Eastern North African community. So please help us study this! Our survey will only take 7 minutes and is anonymous.

If you are interested in this study please visit:

If you have questions about this research study, you can contact Ms. Ismail ( or Dr. Blackwood ( at the University of Michigan.



fMRI Research Opportunity for Trauma-Exposed Adults

Seeking individuals aged 18-60 who have experienced a traumatic or extremely upsetting event

June 1, 2017 – December 31, 2019

We are conducting a paid (up to $260) research study to examine the effects of a FDA-approved drug on behavior, fear conditioning, and emotions. You can help us learn more about trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder by completing questionnaires, computer tasks, and fMRI brain scans! This research is being conducted through the Translational Neuropsychopharmocolgy lab (TNP2 Lab) at Wayne State University. Check out our brochure, here.

If you are interested in this study please visit:

Questions? Contact: 313-577-5404 or