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Participate in Research

WMHRP - Participate in Research

The Women’s Mental Health Research Program at University of Illinois Chicago is looking for participants for the below research studies. Please click on the links below to find out more information or email BrainResearchatuic [dot] edu.

To see a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world, please visit

Dr. Pauline Maki, Ph.D. at the University of Illinois Chicago, with Dr. David Walega, MD, MSCI at Northwestern Medicine, is conducting a research study to investigate hot flashes.

You may be eligible if you are:

  1. Female
  2. Aged 40-70 years old
  3. Postmenopausal
  4. Have moderate to severe hot flashes

If you decide to participate you will be asked to:

  1. Come for 5 visits over 7 months at Northwestern Medicine in downtown Chicago
  2. Maintain a hot flash diary for 7 months
  3. Complete quality of life questionnaires
  4. Receive a non-hormonal intervention utilizing a numbing injection

Participants will be paid for their participation.

Please visit our website at Northwestern Medicine:  
Interested? See if you qualify:

UIC IRB #2016-1264
Northwestern IRB #: STU00203490


Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago are studying factors that affect a woman's mental and emotional health during pregnancy. For more information, click the flyer below:

Pregnant Women receiving prenatal care at UI Health