Research Opportunities with Chicago Partners

Studies from Collaborative Partners

Whenever possible, Howard Brown Health is proud to partner with local researchers to promote studies that may lead to improved care and access to care for our community members in Chicago.

If you are interested in volunteering to participate in research but aren’t eligible for any of our currently enrolling studies, please follow the contact information provided below and let them know that Howard Brown sent you!

Men’s Daily Experience Study (MeDES)

University of Illinois at Chicago
Objective: To investigate the ways that different experiences of daily living – particularly every day stressors – influence the health and well-being of men. View recruitment flyer.

Follow this link to see if this study is a good fit for you:

PrEP for Women

University of Chicago
Objective: To reach women who are at risk for contracting HIV in order to improve use of pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP
View recruitment flyer.

Contact Information: or call 773.702.1334

First Pelvic Exam

University of Chicago
Objective: To improve the experiences of LGBTQ patients with their first pelvic exam, and narrow the gap of reproductive health disparities for LGBTQ individuals.
View recruitment flyer.

Contact Information: or call/text 224.408.0522


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