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Participate in our In-depth Focus Groups!

We need participants for the following research study:

An Exploratory Study of Barriers to Black Women’s Gynecological Health and Healthcare

Description of Project:

We are conducting a research study about black women’s perspectives on sexual health related research and gynecological health care. We will ask you to participate in a one-time 2 hour-minute in-depth interview.


In order to participate in the study, you must be:

  • a black/African American woman,
  • between the ages of 18-25,
  • enrolled at UNC-Chapel Hill or NC A&T,
  • have been treated by a gynecologist or sexual healthcare provider,
  • and are sexually active.

Participants will receive a visa gift card as an incentive for participation.

To Join:

To express interest in participating, please click here:

Or use this QR code:

QR code for the Healthy SISTAH Project sign up form

Contact the principle investigators of the study to learn more:

At UNC-Chapel Hill:

Dr. Helyne Frederick at 919-962-9855 or

At NC A&T:

Sharon Parker at 336-285-3632 or

Jeannette Wade at 336-285-2302 or


This research has been reviewed and approved by the N.C. A&T Institutional Review Board.