Research Programs at UPMC Horizon
Women’s Health Research
Many research studies offered through Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC are available at the Womancare Center of UPMC Horizon.
- Two studies are being coordinated by Katherine L. Wisner, MD, MS, and Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC. One study follows the progress of women with bipolar disorder through pregnancy and the first year of parenting. The other study compares the effectiveness of different postpartum depression treatments. Both studies provide professional clinical evaluation, social support, developmental assessment of infants, and financial compensation. For more information, visit Women’s Behavioral HealthCARE.
- Michael Abdul-Malak, MD, and Linda Spanos, PhD, are conducting a local study of environmental pollution and thyroid disorder during pregnancy. For more information, call the research associate at 724-456-9774.
For more information about research studies offered through Magee-Womens Hospital and the Womancare Center, visit the Magee-Womens Research Institute website.
For more information about research studies at UPMC, contact the University of Pittsburgh Office of Clinical Research.
Those interested in being notified of opportunities to participate in research studies may enroll in the Research Participant Registry, which connects community members and UPMC patients with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. For more information, visit the University of Pittsburgh Research Participant Registry.