SMART Project Research Study Coordinator

Job Summary: The Research Study Coordinator coordinates collection, analysis, processing & reporting of data & assists Principal Investigator (PI) in judging the validity of test data obtained in regard to biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study(ies) of limited complexity involving co-investigators, multiple campuses &/or  universities.  Completes all activities by strictly following Good Clinical Practices (GCP) & all relevant current local, state, & federal laws, regulations, guidance, policy & procedure developed by the NU Institutional Review Board (IRB), Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), & the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH). Continue Reading ▶︎

SMART Project Receives NIH Diversity Supplement Grant

ISGMH’s SMART Project recently received a diversity supplement grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The NIH provides administrative supplements to fund projects to recruit and support minority students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators. The spirit of this supplement is to incorporate diversity into existing project by allowing for underrepresented populations to access and work on already funded projects. Continue Reading ▶︎

Postdoctoral Scholar in Sexual Minority Couples’ Health and HIV Prevention

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 two randomized controlled trials of 2GETHER–a relationship education and HIV prevention program for young male couples. Research activities include project-related activities (e.g., facilitating sessions), authoring and co-authoring manuscripts, analysis of existing data, and collaborating on ongoing projects. Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Brian Mustanski Chosen for NBC News’ #Pride30 List of LGBTQ Changemakers

Dr. Brian Mustanski has been chosen as one of NBC News’ #Pride30 changemakers, innovators, and rising stars.

NBC received public nominations from all over the country and several from outside the U.S.  After the submission deadline in April, a committee of NBC journalists and executives reviewed the nominations and decided on the list of finalists.   Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Michael Newcomb Named “Rising Star of Clinical Science” by the Association for Psychological Science

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 ▶︎

“Effects of Parental Monitoring and Knowledge on Substance Use and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Young Men Who have Sex with Men: Results from Three Studies” published in AIDS and Behavior

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 ▶︎

Dr. Brian Mustanski and Queer Sex Ed Project Featured in Family Youth Services Bureau’s National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth Article

Brian Mustanski, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing; Tenured Professor of Medical Social Sciences, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Psychology at Northwestern was recently featured in an article from Family Youth Services Bureau’s National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth addressing sexual health disparities in transgender and gender nonconforming youth. Continue Reading ▶︎