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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Emphysema

1. How Does Home Air Quality Affect COPD?

Research is being conducted to help us understand how air quality may contribute to your respiratory health. We're looking for research participants who:

  • Do not smoke
  • Are over the age of 40
  • Have been diagnosed with COPD, chronic bronchitis or emphysema
  • Are interested in receiving a free home air quality assessment

If you meet the above criteria, you could be eligible to participate. Research will be conducted at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins Hospital and at your home. You will be compensated for your time.

To learn more or enroll, please call Gabriel Paul at 410-550-2810.

PI: Nadia Hansel, M.D., MPH
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2. Does Being Overweight Affect COPD?

Research is being conducted to help us understand how air quality may contribute to your respiratory health. We're looking for research participants who:

  • Do not smoke
  • Are over the age of 40
  • Are overweight
  • Have been diagnosed with COPD, chronic bronchitis or emphysema

If you meet the above criteria, you could be eligible to participate. Research will be conducted at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and The Johns Hopkins Hospital. You will be compensated for your time.

To learn more or enroll, please call Steve Scelsi at 410-550-2863.

PI: Nadia Hansel, M.D., MPH
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3. Medication Adherence Research in COPD Patients (MARC) Study

Research is being conducted to lean more about how adults with COPD take their medications. You may be eligible if you:

  • Are prescribed a long-term controller medication
  • Are 40 years of age or older
  • Have been diagnosed with COPD
  • Have tobacco exposure of 10 years or more

Research is being conducted at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Study participants will be compensated for their time.

To learn more, please contact Elizabeth Ruvalcaba at 410-550-2580.

PI: Michelle Eakin, Ph.D.
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