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About the Study

What’s the purpose of this study?

This project studies the effectiveness of smartphone apps plus social support program to help people quit smoking. 

Who’s running the study?

Our Principle Investigator is Dr. Judson Brewer MD/PhD, Associate Professor at UMass Chan Medical School. You can learn more about him here.

What is involved in the study?

Free 21-day program to quit smoking through your smartphone and virtual social support. 

Four online surveys (each ~20 minutes): 


One month from now 

Three months from now 

Six months from now

All through your smartphone or our website, so you will never have to leave your home – not for the program, not for lab tests, not for anything!

How will I be compensated?

  1. Free smartphone app and social support access to quit smoking 
  2. A chance to win $500!

I want to participate! What do I do?

To find out if you are eligible to participate, please take our screening survey now. If you qualify, we’ll email you everything you need to get started, and you can start the 3-week program whenever you’re ready.

I have other questions not answered here…

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