Trauma Research Study


​Boys Town National Research Hospital is seeking children and adolescents who have experienced a traumatic event to participate in research studies. Studies take place at Boys Town National Research Hospital at ​139th and Pacific Streets.

The study may include questionnaires, brain imaging, providing saliva samples and playing computer games. Par​ticipants will be compensated for time up to $50 per visit.

Your child may qualify if:

  • Your child is between 14 – 17 years old,
  • Is medically healthy,
  • Has been exposed to a traumatic event, such as an accident, exposure to violence or the sudden loss of a loved one
  • Has experienced changes in behavior following the traumatic event, including problems with attention, trouble sleeping, avoiding things that remind them of the traumatic event, or ​being very ​worried about personal safety

To sign up, please fill out the form below, or call (531) 355-1220.