Studies

Did you know we have other studies that might interest you or someone you know? Click the study titles below to learn more!

EPIC

Do you currently use the hormonal IUD or implant?
Is it time to have it removed?
Do you desire contraception for the next 12 months?
Are you 18-45 years old?

The Effectiveness of Prolonged use of IUD/Implant for Contraception (EPIC) study is investigating the use of these methods past the current U.S. FDA-approved duration.  The study involves a 15-minute telephone enrollment survey and up to 6 follow-up telephone surveys.  There is no in-person visit required and you will be compensated up to $140 for your participation.

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Or please contact us at choice@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-747-0800

LIFE

Have you had unprotected intercourse in the previous 5 days?
Are you interested in the 5-year hormonal IUD?
Are you 14-45 years old?

The Leveonorgestrel IUD For Emergency Contraception (LIFE) study is investigating the use of the 5-year hormonal IUD as a method of Emergency Contraception (EC).  Participation involves a 30-minute clinic visit for enrollment and distribution of your EC method, a 5-minute clinic visit 4-6 weeks later to check a pregnancy test and complete a survey, and a follow-up survey at 6 and 12 months.  At time of enrollment, you have a 3:1 chance of receiving an immediate IUD placement or EC pill, at no cost.  You will receive a $20 gift card when you sign up and for each of the follow-up surveys, for a total of up to $80 in gift cards.

If you are interested, please contact us at choice@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-747-0800

INTERRUPT

Do you currently use the contraceptive arm implant?
Are you experiencing bothersome bleeding?
Are you 18-45 years old?

The Intervention to End Recurrent Unscheduled Bleeding Trial (INTERRUPT) is investigating the use of an oral medication, ulipristal acetate, to improve irregular bleeding with the implant.  Participation involves a 45-minute clinic visit for enrollment and distribution of medication to be taken daily for 7 days, daily text messages about your bleeding pattern and 4 weekly follow-up surveys.  At enrollment, you have 1:1 chance of receiving ulipristal acetate or a placebo, at no cost. You will be compensated up to $275 in gift cards for your participation.

If you are interested, please contact us at caitlin.ashby@wustl.edu or 314-747-2225.