Our Volunteers

166,621
Volunteers

When you join ResearchMatch, you become part of a diverse community of people across the US who are interested in taking part in research studies. Anyone can join!

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Why do people join ResearchMatch?

To be connected to research that may help find medical solutions for themselves, their loved ones, and their communities.

To help discover new treatments that will be available for future generations.

To take part in surveys and in-person research.

Meet our volunteers

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We need proven treatment for ourselves, and our families and not only rely on research conducted on other demographic groups, however this can only happen if we ourselves are volunteers in clinical research.
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In times of need, having medical options saves lives!

Having an easy platform to volunteer and help my community have these options is an amazing feeling!
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I believe in the benefits of science and in the positive long-term benefits of it. I am willing to assist towards those positive effects when I can in the hopes of better healthcare services for everyone.
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As an aspiring physician, I have come to realize that African Americans are underrepresented in many search studies. I decided to join ResearchMatch to do my part and make a difference.

Our ResearchMatch Volunteers

Race and Ethnicity

 
White 71.3%  
 
Black, African American, or African 10.7%  
 
Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish 9.3%  
 
Asian 4%  
 
None of these fully describe me 2.8%  
 
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.9%  
 
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0.6%  
 
Middle Eastern or North African 0.4%  

Sex at Birth

 
Female 66.4%  
 
Male 33.5%  

Age

 
Older than 18 years 97.4%  
 
18 years or younger 2.6%  

Location

ResearchMatch volunteers are located all across the United States, including Puerto Rico!

Medications

 
volunteer reports no medications 56.5%  
 
Vitamin D 4%  
 
Adderall 2.5%  
 
multivitamin tab 2.5%  
 
Zyrtec 2.1%  
 
Albuterol 1.9%  
 
gabapentin 1.9%  
 
Wellbutrin 1.7%  
 
Aspirin 1.7%  
 
Synthroid 1.7%  
 
Lisinopril 1.3%  

Conditions

 
volunteer reports no conditions 45.9%  
 
hypertension 9.7%  
 
depression 9.7%  
 
adhd 8.2%  
 
asthma 7.5%  
 
generalized anxiety disorder 7.4%  
 
anxiety 7.1%  
 
ptsd 6.7%  
 
migraine 6.4%  
 
allergy to pollen 5.1%  
 
gastroesophageal reflux 5%  
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