Wayne State University

Volunteer for research studies

Current Volunteering Opportunities

Grasp Force Matching Research Study-Volunteers Needed!

The Movement Analysis and Performance Sciences (MAPS) Laboratory, located in the Physical Therapy Department at the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, is seeking healthy, right-handed women age 50-80 years to participate in a study investigating the ability to produce and modulate hand-grasp forces. Compensation is available. The study is being conducted by Diane Adamo, PhD.  All interested individuals are invited to call (313) 577-3495 or email dadamo@wayne.edu for more information. Principle investigator background information

Caregivers of Family Members with Dementia and Persons with Early Stage Dementia Needed
Volunteers are needed to establish a reliable and valid tool for evaluation and to enhance the quality of life (QOL) of family caregivers of persons with dementia. Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller, assistant professor in Occupational Therapy, has been involved with research involving caregivers of persons with dementia for the past seven years at Wayne State University in collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Association Great Michigan Chapter.  For additional information on the studies click Caregiver of a Family Member with Dementia or Balance and Mobility of Persons with Early Stage Dementia.  Please contact Dr.  Dizazzo-Miller through email ar7975@wayne.edu or phone: (313) 993-3970 if you have questions and/or are  interested in participating in the research.