Research Corner

Research Surveys for YOUR Participation

From time to time, OSHA receives information on research projects and surveys around the nation, and even around the world. That information is posted here for the benefit of our members, friends and sponsors. If you have additional questions or need further information, please contact the sponsoring organization directly.


We are students at the University of Wyoming. Under the supervision of Professors Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker and Erin Bush, we are conducting a survey of health care received by persons with Parkinson’s disease. Please click the link to our survey: This survey can be completed by either people with Parkinson’s disease or their caregivers. Each person will answer questions about any treatment the person with Parkinson’s has received in physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, or medication management. We appreciate you sharing our survey link with your family and friends. We can also send you a paper copy in the mail with a postage-paid return envelope. Please email, mail, or phone your mail requests to: To receive a copy of the Usual Care Project survey via mail contact Professor Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker (PH.D., M.S., M.A., CCC-A/SLP) or Erin Bush (PhD, CCC-SLP) at:, by phone at (307) 766-6098, or mail a request to: Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker PH.D., M.S., M.A., CCC-A/SLP Department of Communication Disorders Dept. 3311, 1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071 Thank you! Kirsten Kropkowski, Josephine Cox, Wendy Dietz
The purpose of the study is to examine the level of knowledge regarding different symptoms related to Parkinson's Disease. In addition, the study aims to identify the current unmet needs and barriers of service delivery for people with PD living in different regions of the United States. ? The surveys will take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.The survey can be completed by any person with Parkinson's Disease as well as by family members (including spouses, adult children, or relatives) of people with PD. Here is the survey link for your quick reference: