Research Involvement

FAMRI offers studies involving participation by never-smoking Flight Attendants who experienced occupational secondhand tobacco smoke exposure and are at risk for diseases related to that exposure.

FAMRI Bland Lane Center of Excellence on Secondhand Smoke Clinic at University of California, San Francisco

Located in San Francisco, the study involves eligible flight attendants in medical research on pulmonary conditions resulting from exposure to tobacco smoke in airline cabins.

Current and former never-smoking flight attendants who flew pre-ban.

A web-based questionnaire is available if you are unable to physically go to the UCSF clinics.

Visit the website:
Contact:800-767-6906 or 415-412-0872 or
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FAMRI IELCAP Center of Excellence

Located at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, the study screens for diseases caused by exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke; study subjects include never-smoking flight attendants.

Current and former never-smoking flight attendants who flew pre-ban.

TESTING includes a FREE non-invasive low-dose CT scan after a brief interview about medical health and secondhand tobacco smoke exposure. There are 38 national screening sites listed below. For an appointment or more information:

Contact:Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1234
New York, NY 10029
212-241-2420; or


Alta Bates Summit Comprehensive Cancer Center
2001 Dwight Way
Berkeley, CA 94704

Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
39000 Bob Hope Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

John Muir Medical Center Concord Campus
2540 East Street
Concord, CA 94520

Sequoia Hospital
170 Alameda de Las Pulgas
Redwood City, CA 94062


Greenwich Hospital
5 Perryridge Road
Greenwich, CT 06830

The William W. Backus Hospital
326 Washington Street
Norwich, CT 06360


University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
3 screening sites:
Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
1475 NW 12th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136

Sylvester at Deerfield Beach
1192 East Newport Center Dr, Suite 100
Deerfield Beach, FL 33442

Sylvester at Kendall
8932 SW 97 Avenue
Miami, FL 33176


St. Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30342


Rush University
600 South Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612

St. Mary's Good Samaritan
2 Good Samaritan Way
Mount Vernon, IL 62864


Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, MD 20910


Central Maine Medical Center
300 Main Street
Lewiston, ME 04240


SSM St. Clare Health Center
1015 Bowles Avenue, Suite G50
Fenton, MO 63026

SSM St. Joseph Health Center
300 Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301


Nebraska Methodist Hospital
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

New Jersey

Atlantic Health System
100 Madison Ave
Morristown, NJ 07962

Atlantic Health System
99 Beauvoir Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

Atlantic Medical Imaging
72 West Jimmie Leeds Road
Galloway, NJ 08205

Meridian Health
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
1945 Route 33
Neptune, NJ 07753

Monmouth Medical Center
300 Second Avenue, SH114
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Saint Barnabas Lung Cancer Institute
101 Old Short Hills Road, Suite 302
Livingston, NJ 07039

The Valley Hospital
The Daniel & Gloria Blumenthal Cancer Center
One Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652

New York

Dickstein Cancer Treatment Center
2-4 Longview Avenue
White Plains, NY 10601

Mercy Medical Center
1000 North Village Avenue, PO Box 9024
Rockville Centre, New York 11571

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1234
New York, NY 10029

Mount Sinai West
(formerly Continuum Cancer Centers)
1000 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY 10019

South Nassau Communities Hospital
One Healthy Way
Oceanside, NY 11572

Vassar Brothers Medical Center
45 Reade Place
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

North Carolina

Presbyterian Healthcare
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, NC 28204


University of Toledo Medical Center
3000 Arlington Avenue
Toledo, OH 43614


Samaritan Health
400 NW Hickory, Suite 200
Albany, OR 97321


Guthrie Cancer Center
One Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA 18840


Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center at Dallas
3500 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, TX 75246


Swedish Medical Center
1229 Madison St
Suite 900
Seattle, WA 98104

Additional FAMRI Funded Flight Attendant Health Studies

Flight Attendant Health Study
Contact: Eileen McNeely, Ph.D.
Harvard School of Public Health
Call: 617-384-8861

Respiratory Health Studies in Smoke Exposed Flight Attendants
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Contact: Mardi Crane-Godreau, Ph.D.
Call: 603-653-9970

University of Colorado, Denver
Contact: Fernando Diaz del Valle
Call: 303-724-6067

Biomarkers for Personalized Respiratory Medicine
Contact: Mehrdad Arjomandi, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Call: 415-221-4810 x24393

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