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research opportunities

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 shilliard@trilliumhealth.org.


Experiences of LGBTQ+ Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

If you are at least 18 years old, identify as LGBTQ+, live in New York State, and have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault, you may be eligible to participate in this study.

Researchers from the Minority Stress and Trauma Lab at Syracuse University are looking to better understand the experiences of LGBTQ+ individuals living in New York who have experienced domestic violence and/or sexual assault. The survey includes questions about trauma exposure, help-seeking behaviors, and mental health. If you are interested in learning more, complete a brief (5 minute) online screening survey here.

For more information, please contact the Minority Stress and Trauma lab at mstlab@syr.edu.

STUDY FLYER

Project Transcendence

If you are at least 18 years old and identify as a black transgender woman, you may be eligible for this study.

Project Transcendence aims to understand different factors that can influence engagement in HIV prevention behaviors among Black transgender women. The goal of the study is to develop a program designed to better support Black transgender women's use of HIV prevention tools. Participation involves completing 3 online surveys over 3 months and you will be compensated. If you are interested in learning more, please complete a brief screening survey here.

For more information, please contact the Project Transcendence study team at projecttranscendence@ssw.umaryland.edu.

STUDY FLYER

Rochester Clinical Research HSV-2 Study

Have you been living with genital herpes? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a genital herpes research study at Rochester Clinical Research. The study is for people who are between the ages of 18-60 years old. Compensation will be provided for your trial-related time. If you are interested in learning more, please click here.