Join Our Smoking Cessation Research Study

Researchers at the University of Houston are partnering with Black/African American adults who are interested in quitting cigarettes for an online research study. Join today!

Fast Facts

cigarette smoker interested in quitting

identify as black or african american

18 Years and Older

Compensation Up To $400

Conducted remotely

Study Background

We’re testing a mobile app designed to help Black & African American adults quit smoking cigarettes. If you are a current cigarette smoker and want to quit, you may be eligible to participate in this remote study using your smartphone.

Your participation may help researchers improve treatment approaches for smoking cessation. Further research today and join our compensated study!

This research study has been approved by the University of Houston Institutional Review Board (IRB; 713-743-9204).

Additional Information

The purpose of this research study is to evaluate a mobile app designed to help Black & African American adults quit cigarette smoking. 

You may qualify for this study if you meet the following criteria.

Key Criteria:

  • 18+ years old
  • Identify as Black or African American
  • Smokes at least 10 cigarettes a day for the past 2 years
  • Interested in quitting
  • Willing to use nicotine replacement medications (lozenges, patches)
  • Fluent in English

Once enrolled, participants will use the app for 12 months to complete a series of brief surveys and activities, and receive smoking cessation tips.

Participants who complete the entire study will receive $400 in compensation.

There is no cost for you to participate in the study.