The Research Study Assistant performs biomedical and/or social-behavioral research by administering tests and/or questionnaires following protocols; collecting, compiling, tabulating and/or processing responses; gathering information; and/or assisting in the preparation of material for inclusion in reports. This role completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) and all relevant current local, state, and federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy and procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), and the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH). Continue Reading ▶︎
The founding of ISGMH was featured in the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion’s recently published 2016 Annual Report as an example of Northwestern’s commitment to creating and supporting an inclusive and diverse community on campus.
In addition, the Public Voices Thought Leadership Fellowship Program was featured among efforts by Northwestern to increase community engagement. Continue Reading ▶︎
Reporting to the associate director, the grant writer is responsible for raising financial support from funders requiring proposals, both for unrestricted and restricted revenue. The candidate should have a proven track record in producing successful grant proposals.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Identify, cultivate, solicit, and secure funding from foundations and corporate donors.
ISGMH is proud to announce Dr. Michael Newcomb was recently named a “Rising Star of Clinical Science” by the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Newcomb was selected along with three other early career faculty from across the U.S. who conduct innovative research in clinical science to give a talk at the APS Annual Convention in Boston. Continue Reading ▶︎
The IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program within the Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) seeks a post-doc to be involved in several studies on sexual health and HIV prevention among sexual and gender minority (SGM) youth, including a focus on adolescent men who have sex with men (MSM). Continue Reading ▶︎
The 2017 National LGBTQ Health Conference was recently featured in a Windy City Times article. Author Matt Simonette summarizes keynote speaker Dr. Ilan Meyer’s remarks regarding minority health disparity models as well as Dr. Karen Parker’s overview of federal sexual and gender minority health research.
Over 250 scientists, public health professionals, students, and healthcare providers braved the rain for the 5th Annual National LGBTQ Health Conference. With the goal of creating a dialogue between researchers and practitioners and fostering professional development and networking opportunities, the conference focused on six themes, namely HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Adolescent Health, Violence and Trauma, Suicide and Mental Health, and Intersections of Race/Ethnicity and LGBTQ Health. Continue Reading ▶︎
SGM youth HIV prevention research conducted by Drs. Brian Mustanski and Kathryn Macapagal et al. was recently featured in the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities quarterly newsletter. In the article, Dr. Mustanski spoke of parental permission for youth research participation as being a barrier facing important HIV research today. Continue Reading ▶︎
Dr. Brian Mustanski, Greg Swann, and Dr. Michael Newcomb were recently published in AIDS and Behavior.
The article pulled from the ChiGuys, Crew 450, and RADAR studies to examine the relationship between positive parenting practices and substance use and HIV risk behaviors among young men who have sex with men (YMSM). Continue Reading ▶︎