Why participate in a research study?
Your participation in one of our studies can provide valuable insights and help us understand whether a particular treatment, technology, or approach to aural rehabilitation may be helpful to you and to other individuals with hearing loss. It is only through your involvement in these research studies that we can develop and evaluate new technology, improve communication, and provide better services for individuals who need hearing technology.
What information will I receive if I decide to participate?
If you decide to participate, you will be asked to sign a consent form that includes the following information:
What are my rights as a participant in a research study?
All of our research studies have been reviewed by the Institutional Review Board of the facility where the study takes place. The review board ensures that the procedures used in the study are ethical and that proper protocols are followed in protecting safety and confidentiality for all participants.
How do I know which study to participate in?
Participants are needed for the following studies:
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