Northwestern University IRB: STU 00200069
Principal Investigator:Suena Massey, MD
Principal Investigator: Suena Massey, MD, Northwestern University is conducting a research study supported by the National Institutes of Health to understand how and why women who smoke may change their smoking habits during pregnancy.
Interested individuals will be screened for eligibility early in pregnancy. Those who are eligible for participation will complete questionnaires, interviews, computerized tests, and give urine and breath samples to measure cigarette smoking. A repeat questionnaires and urine and breath samples will be collected again in the third trimester.
Because we have obtained a Certificate of Confidentiality from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) information about smoking, drug, and alcohol use remains confidential.
Participants who complete the study will receive up to $250 in compensation for their time.
You are eligible if you:
- Are at least 18 years of age
- Can speak and read English
- Were smoking cigarettes just before recognizing your pregnancy OR
- Were smoking cigarettes prior to trying to conceive
- Are in your 1st or 2nd trimester of pregnancy
We are looking for women who have quit smoking AND women who are currently smoking.
You are NOT eligible if you:
- Have schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder
- Are currently abusing drugs or alcohol
- Have an intellectual disability (mental retardation)
For more information, please contact Kelcie Kuchenrither at 1-855-99-ASHER, (312) 695-5908 or email firstname.lastname@example.org