ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE T4T STUDY

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the Text 4 Thoughts (T4T) Study, being conducted Dr. Cristina Bares of the University of Michigan. Below you will find information about MATR recruitment and the T4T study.

As a quick reminder, when calling, our Interviewers always provide their name and say that they are calling from Virginia Commonwealth University and/or the Mid-Atlantic Twin Registry.

Here are some of the numbers that our Interviewers make calls from:

804-628-2881
804-628-7884
804-827-2289
804-827-2291
804-827-2293
804-628-7883
804-628-7885
804-827-2290
804-827-2292

The best ways to reach the MATR are by leaving a voicemail on our toll-free number (1-800-URA-TWIN) or emailing us at matr@vcu.edu.

Documents with Additional Information

Sample of the Study ‘Heads-Up’ or Introduction Letter

We may have sent this letter to let you know to expect our phone call about the study. In case you didn’t receive a copy of this letter or no longer have your copy, a sample of that letter is provided here:

General Study Information

Provides a general overview of who is being invited to participate and what participation involves:

Possible FAQs for Twin Participants

Provides some questions and answers that some twin participants might have. This may be helpful to juvenile twins who want to know more but are not ready to talk to the MATR on the phone.

Summary of the MATR Phone Call

This will give you a good idea of what we will discuss with you on the phone during the MATR phone call with one of our MATR Interviewers.