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POST COVID-19 RESEARCH CLINIC

ABOUT

The Post COVID-19 Research Clinic is a multi-disciplinary collaboration between the Louisville community and the Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville’s Division of Infectious Diseases. The aim of this clinic is to define and evaluate the short- and long-term health consequences of COVID-19 for patients who have previously diagnosed with the infection.

The Post COVID-19 Research Clinic is a free clinic focusing on research to learn about the consequences of COVID-19 and does not provide treatment. No treatment or referrals will be provided at the COVID-19 research clinic. If there are any significant abnormal findings, you will be notified, and it will be up to you to seek medical advice or care from your primary care provider.

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WHAT TO EXPECT AS A PARTICIPANT

Once you are enrolled in the research clinic, you will be followed for one year and assessed at various time intervals.

 

As a study participant, you will:

  • Complete health surveys and assessments including: EKG, lung function test, and ultrasounds

  • Provide laboratory specimens such as blood, urine, and stool

  • Grant permission to access medical records

If you have had a confirmed past COVID-19 infection and are 18+, you may be eligible to participate in the Post COVID-19 Research Clinic. Vaccination status does not affect eligibility.

SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT

Contact the COVID-19 Research Clinic by phone or email:

                                                        Phone: 502-852-8680

                                                                    502-791-0501 (24 hr.)

                                                            Email: covclinic@louisville.edu

SUB-STUDY INFORMATION

Our investigator, Dr. Jiapeng Huang from the Department of Anesthesiology & Preoperative Medicine, received funding from Gilead Sciences to study cardiovascular and pulmonary long-term effects of COVID-19 using point of care ultrasound.

 

Interested investigators with funding can utilize the post COVID-19 cohort for future research studies. For more information, please email T’shura Ali at tshura.ali@louisville.edu

Jiapeng Huang, MD 

Department of Anesthesiology & Preoperative Medicine