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Join a Research Study at VA Portland

VA Portland Health Care System ranks as one of the VA's leaders in health research. Each year, hundreds of dedicated VAPORHCS researchers and volunteers work together on hundreds of studies which contribute significantly to advancing health care for Veterans and other Americans everywhere.

Here are some links to information about volunteering for studies within the VA Office of Research & Development;
Below are current VAPORHCS research study volunteer opportunities.

For more VA ORD research study volunteer opportunities across the country, click HERE.

Study #3871
Neurobiology of Alcohol and Nicotine Co-Addiction.

Link to study details / flyer for current smokers.

Link to study details / flyer for alcohol dependent individuals.

Who:
Participants must ...

  • be between 18 and 55 years old
  • have no history of alcohol dependence or have a recent history of alcohol dependence
  • currently smoke cigarettes on a regular basis or have never been a regular smoker
  • have no foreign metal objects in your body (except metal from medical procedures)

Where: VA Portland Health Care System, 3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road, Portland, OR 97239.

When: August 2017 until date to be determined.

Why: By participating you will be contributing to research that will benefit Veterans and others in the future. This study is for research purposes and is not treatment.