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CLINICAL RESEARCH ADVOCATE

Sarah Coleman
612-273-7495
psychrsh@umn.edu

As Clinical Research Advocate, Sarah serves as an independent liaison between patients, clinicians and researchers in the Psychiatry Department. She is available to describe the research process for potential participants, facilitate communication between participants and all members of the research team, and ensure the ethical treatment of participants. Sarah works to support a pleasant and convenient research participation experience. For any questions or concerns regarding research participation, please contact Sarah via phone or e-mail.

What is the tDCS study?

tDCS and Cognitive Remediation Therapy for Psychosis is a research study being conducted by Kelvin Lim, M.D. and Ian Ramsay, Ph.D. about how the combination of tDCS and web-based cognitive trainings can help people with psychosis lessen their symptoms, learn new thinking and problem-solving skills, and improve their overall quality of life.

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The goal of the research study is to determine the extent to which brain differences related to learning contribute to eating disorder symptoms in different stages of Anorexia Nervosa and course of illness.

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Tags: Eating disorders

Study for health adults without history of an eating disorder to discover how the brain responds to decisions on computer tasks.

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Study for adults with recent anorexia nervosa to discover how the brain responds to decisions on computer tasks

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The purpose of this study is to characterize symptoms and treatments of PANS/PANDAS prospectively using smartphone technology.

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Tags: Anxiety, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

We're learning more about brain functioning in youth with specific neurobehavioral functioning disorders in youth, including Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Tic Disorders/Tourette (TD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD); and their healthy peers.

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Tags: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Healthy Peers, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette

A study conducted in partnership with PrairieCare that is evaluating how and for whom two psychotherapy programs work.

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Tags: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Mood Disorders

This study is focused on visual perception and thought processes in individuals with Schizophrenia or Bipolar Disorder and their relatives.

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Study to examine differences in the brains of individuals who use cocaine or amphetamines compared to those who do not use these substances

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Tags: Alcohol & Substance Abuse

We’re learning more about Tic Disorders and how the brain is involved when adolescents suppress tics or allow their tics to happen.

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Tags: Anxiety, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette

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