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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.

The purpose of this study is: To confirm a test that measures blood proteins can correctly diagnose whether a depressed person has bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, or major depressive disorder.  To investigate whether the blood test can predict response to antidepressant treatment over 8 weeks.
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Tags: Bipolar disorder, Mood Disorders

SPARK is a landmark national autism research study designed to speed up research and advance our understanding of autism to help improve lives. SPARK is sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative.

Tags: Autism, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Focus in NeuroDevelopment (FIND) Network: A statewide network for research in neurodevelopmental disorders

Tags: Anxiety, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tic Disorders/Tourette

A research study to measure a new kind of therapy for families with teens who are at risk for using alcohol or other drugs.

Principal Investigator:
Tags: Alcohol & Substance Abuse, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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