Using a Mobile Device to track COPD symptoms in patients after a flare


This research aims to determine if using an APP on a mobile device like a smart phone to record symptoms of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) after a flare up can tell us more information about patient symptoms and disease course after an exacerbation of COPD.


Currently recruiting participants: Yes

Eligible gender: Male, Female, Transgender, Other

Eligible ages: 40 to 80

Inclusion criteria:

We are recruiting people who are 1) between 40 and 80 years of age 2) previous or current smokers who have a diagnosis of COPD 3) a recent exacerbation of COPD 4) access to an Android or iPhone

Exclusion criteria:

You are not eligible if you have 1)lung cancer 2) any other significant lung disease such as ILD 3) unstable heart disease 4) significant memory issues (dementia) 5) any life threatening disease with expected survival of less than one year.


This study is not currently accepting expressions of interest via the website. Please see contact information below.

Additional information

Contact information

Dr. Brandie Walker

Principal investigator:

Brandie Walker

Clinical trial: