RADAR Data Research Study Assistant

Job Summary: Performs research assistance around data collection and data management tasks across the RADAR Project, with a focus on monitoring network data integrity, managing results of biomedical and laboratory tests, medical records data extraction, and psychosocial/interview data. Assists in the development of study SOP’s and study manuals. Facilitates training in and communication of study protocols to interviewers. 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 ▶︎

SMART Project Research Study Assistant #31376

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. 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 ▶︎

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 ▶︎