The purpose of this study is to learn more about lung disease found in contractors and U.S. military personnel serving in Iraq and Afghanistan after September 11, 2001. The information collected with be used to learn about respiratory diseases associated with the inhalation of very small particulate matter and other harmful substances during deployment.
Who Can Participate
Patients who have been seen at National Jewish Health for evaluation of respiratory symptoms and have been deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation New Dawn or Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.
Age: 18-70 Gender Any
Estimated Time Commitment
1 to 2 visits
Payment & Reimbursement
Travel Reimbursement Not Available
For more information, contact:
National Jewish Main Campus, Denver, CO
Department of Defense
Payments are intended to compensate the participant for their time and effort during the study. Payments are typically given to the participant at the end of each completed study visit.
Reimbursements are intended to compensate the participant for travel-related expenses. They must be approved by the study staff and require you to turn in receipts. Travel reimbursement will vary from study to study.
Gregory P. Downey, MD
Hong Wei Chu, MD
Brian J. Day, PhD
Cecile S. Rose, MD, MPH
Max Seibold, PhD
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