My name is Erin Lowery, and I am an adult Cystic Fibrosis physician and assistant professor at Loyola University Chicago. My research focuses on alcohol use in people with lung disease, and I would like to better understand alcohol use in people with cystic fibrosis. I have been working with the CFF on a research project which involves looking at alcohol use in people with CF and how it impacts their health. As a first step in this project, we have created an anonymous survey. I hope that it gives us some insight into how people with CF are using alcohol and if it affects their health.
We are asking for people age 18 or over with Cystic Fibrosis to answer some questions in a short electronic survey. The survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete. This survey is completely voluntary and anonymous. We will not collect any personal identifying information or email addresses from you, and responses in the survey will be recorded anonymously and remain confidential. This research survey has been determined to be exempt by the Institutional Review Board at Loyola University Chicago [Study ID: 210353]. This work is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Your participation in the study will contribute to a better understanding of alcohol use in adults with CF and provide study data to inform future research. Your participation is greatly appreciated. If you have any questions regarding the survey or this research project in general, please contact me at email@example.com. Thank you for your assistance in this important endeavor.
Follow this link to the Survey (if hyperlink does not work, cut and paste into browser):
Survey will close by Wednesday, December 13, 2017.