Ovulation & Menstruation (OM) Study


What is the Ovulation and Menstruation Study (OM Study)?

The OM Study is an online survey for understanding factors that promote ovulation and menstruation health across the lifespan and factors that increase risk of ovulation disorders, such as polycystic ovary syndrome.


How can I sign up for the OM Study?

Please follow this link for the online screener and consent form. If eligible, you will be automatically directed to the survey.


Who is eligible for the OM Study?

Women between the ages of 18 and 45 are eligible for the study. Additionally, participants must not be currently pregnant, have a history of chemotherapy, radiation, or surgical menopause.


Instructions for the study

You must click ‘Submit’ on each page to save your answers. However, once you click submit you will be taken to the next form and cannot go back. The ‘Submit’ button is at the bottom of each page. There is an option to increase or decrease font on the top right corner of the page. If you are unable to complete the whole survey in one sitting, you can click ‘Save & Return Later’ and follow the instructions that will appear on the screen.

The system will display a return code which you must copy or write down, and an email with a special link for continuing the survey will be sent to you. When you wish to complete the survey, click on the link in the email and when the system asks, enter the provided return code. If you lose or forget your return code, you can contact the Study Coordinator by phone at 617-414-8491 or at pcos@bu.edu for assistance.