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Families Interested in Research STudies (FIRSt)

Thank you for your interest in signing up for the FIRSt database. 
Please provide the information requested. All information will be kept confidential.


Many families find that participating in research is interesting; gives insight into their children's development; and provides a sense of having contributed to important advances in knowledge. Some research projects also provide financial compensation to participants.

If you are the legal parent or guardian of a child between newborn and 18 years of age, or are expecting a child soon, and are interested in registering your family for the FIRSt database. You will be contacted when a researcher is interested in adding you to a project.

Questions

Questions about the FIRSt database and this webpage should be directed to FIRStFamilies@psu.edu.

General questions about research at Penn State should be directed to The Vice President for Research.