Research is how we find new, innovative ways to preserve your health and promote the health of our community. Trillium Health is proud to partner with many community organizations that conduct research in Rochester and the Finger Lakes. Check out the studies below to learn more!
If you have questions about a particular study, please contact the organization conducting the research. For general questions about partnering with Trillium Health for research opportunities, please contact Shealynn Hilliard at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Helping Older People Engage (HOPE) Project
If you are 60 years of age or older and sometimes feel isolated, left out, or that you lack companionship, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
The HOPE Project compares volunteering through Lifespan to self-guided life review for improving social connectedness and well-being. Participation could last up to 12 months. Compensation up to $140 is provided.
Survey about Research Experiences
If you are 18 years of age or older and live in the City of Rochester, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
Have you ever been involved in a research study? Have you ever wanted to be a part of research but for some reason could not participate? You may be eligible for a study about experiences in research. Participation involves completing an online or phone survey about your previous health research participation or lack thereof.
For more information, please contact the study team at 585.738.7811.
Suicide Risk Among Transgender Youth
If you are transgender and between the age of 12-17 years old, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
The TGNC Teen Study is an American Psychological Foundation-funded project on gender identity and suicide risk in youth. This research project aims to improve our understanding of how gender identity and parent-child relationships influence suicidal thoughts and behaviors in transgender and gender-diverse teens.
Latino/a Smokers Living With HIV Study
If you are Hispanic or Latino/a, at least 21 years old, living with HIV, and currently smoke, you may be eligible to participate in this study.
Researchers at the University of Rochester Wilmot Cancer Institute are looking for Latino/a smokers living with HIV to evaluate a text messaging program to quit smoking. Participants are asked to complete a 12-week texting program, in English or Spanish, to help them quit smoking. Compensation along with nicotine patches, gum, and/or lozenges are provided.