Frequently Asked Questions

Who can join a study?

Each study has unique factors, called eligibility criteria, for who can participate in it. The study investigator will ensure that you are eligible before any study procedures begin.

What is expected of me?

If you decide to join a study, you will be asked to sign the Informed Consent Form. Additionally, you will be asked to come back to PHDermatology at the study specific timepoints. If the study includes the use of medication, you will be asked to use the medication as directed by the study investigator. If the study includes the use of patient diaries, you will be asked to complete the diaries and bring the diaries to study visits as directed by the study investigator. The Informed Consent Form will outline all your study responsibilities.

How long will the study last?

Each study has a different study schedule. The study Informed Consent Form will provide you with the study timeframe including time for study procedures and time for study visit.

Will I know the results of the study?

It can take many years to analyze information learned from the study. Researchers may or may not be able to provide you study results at the end of the study.

Who do I call if I have questions?

If you have questions about joining a study, please contact our clinical research department at 727-250-1125.