Researchers seek participants for vitamin D study-Compensation provided
Research Study Details
Genetic, Dietary, and Environmental Influences on vitamin D metabolism
Penn State Student Volunteers needed for a research study at the Penn State Clinical Research Center at University Park. Participants are being enrolled in the vitamin D study to investigate the racial/ethnic differences in vitamin D metabolism. Participants will be asked to fill out a health history questionnaire, will attend at least one visit to the Clinical Research Center to give a blood sample, and have blood pressure, height, weight, and skin pigmentation measurements taken. Participants will be compensated for their time, all participants enrolled in the study will be entered into drawings for $100 VISA gift cards.
College Student Volunteers Needed
· Age 18-30
· Who identify as African, African American, or Caucasian
For a research study to better understand racial/ethnic differences in vitamin D levels.
· Fill out an online questionnaire
· Attend one visit to the Clinical Research Center in the Noll Laboratory building to give a blood sample, and have blood pressure, height, weight, and skin pigmentation measurements taken.
· Possibly entered into a three-month supplementation phase of the study
*Participants entered in VISA gift card drawings
Compensation is provided.
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Study Director: Robin Taylor Wilson, Ph.D., Department of Public Health Sciences
This research study has been approved by the Institutional Review Board IRB43010
*Baseline participants will be entered into 4 drawings of $100 VISA gift cards. Participants who are selected for the randomized trial of vitamin D supplementation will be entered into two drawings of $50 VISA gift cards for every additional visit they complete
Study Dates, Times and Location
Start Date: Oct 13, 2013 12:00 AM
Study Available by Appointment?: Yes
Location: Penn State Clinical Research Center Noll Laboratory
Approximate Participant Study Length: 2 Hours
Duration/time for Study Procedures.
a. First Visit.
The first visit will take approximately:
- 40 minutes for the online questionnaire; and
- 20 minutes for biometric measurements and blood draw.
b. Vitamin D Supplement Study.
If you are selected for the vitamin D supplement study, you will
have three total visits to the Penn State Clinical Research Center (CRC). Your total time
commitment is expected to be approximately:
-15 minutes to record your diet intake during the previous 24 hours at the CRC in-person
visits (45 minutes total);
-15 minutes for biometric measurements and blood draw at the CRC in-person visit three
times over a two month period (45 minutes total); and
-10 minutes for an online questionnaire that will be emailed to you once every two weeks
during the intervention trial in order to monitor for potential side effects (60 minutes total).
Compensation: 10.00Go to the Research Study Website
This study has been approved by a Penn State Institutional Review Board (IRB). IRB Approval Number 43010