Women's Health Study Needs Volunteers
DENTON Volunteers are needed for a women's health study
being conducted on the Texas Woman's University campuses in
Denton and Dallas.
The Pioneer Project is a long-term research study examining
women's health across their life spans. Volunteers between the
ages of 18 and 60 are needed to participate in one of two phases
of the project.
The "active" phase involves a physical assessment
along with completing questionnaires. Active phase volunteers
must visit the Pioneer Project clinic in either Denton or Dallas
four times within a 60-day time frame, each visit lasting about
an hour, for bone density measurements, cardiovascular stress
testing, muscle strength and coordination tests and blood work.
Volunteers will have a physical reassessment every four years and
will receive questionnaires annually to complete.
Active phase volunteers must be in good general health and not
have any pre-existing diseases or conditions such as diabetes,
thyroid disorders, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and
A "questionnaire" phase of the Pioneer Project is
open to women who want to participate in the study but don't
qualify for the active phase or cannot complete the physical
assessment. Questionnaire phase volunteers will receive a survey
each year to complete and return.
Information collected from volunteers will be used to identify
the relationships between various lifestyle components and
women's health, track the health status of women and generate new
Women interested in volunteering can contact TWU in Denton at
(940) 898-2799 or at firstname.lastname@example.org, or in Dallas at
(214) 706-2319 or at email@example.com.
For Further Information Contact:
Director of News and Information
Tel: (940) 898-3456