About the Study

What is this study?

A study for Black/African American LGBTQ+ folks to create a smartphone app for improving health.

Who can join this study?

African American/Black men or trans women in a committed relationship* and living with HIV.

How long will this study be?

8 months.

Where will this study happen?

Online! All study activities will be remote (e.g., via Zoom) from the convenience of your home or a private place.

Why are you doing this study?

There are NO health apps created for Black/African American LGBTQ+ people, by Black/African American LGBTQ+ people. We want to fill this gap!

What will I be paid for participating? 

You and your partner will each earn bewteen $180 and $430 over 8 months.

Who funds the study? 

LetSync is funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant R01MH118967 and has been approved by the UCSF Institutional Review Board (IRB #21-34580).

How can I find out more? 

Answer a few questions here to see if you qualify! 


*someone you're currently in a relationship with for at least 2 months and feel most committed to.