Keep It Up! 3.0 Research Study Assistant

Job Summary: The Research Study Assistant performs biomedical &/or social-behavioral research by administering tests &/or questionnaires following protocols; collecting, compiling, tabulating &/or processing responses; gathering information; &/or assisting in the preparation of material for inclusion in reports.  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 ▶︎

Dr. Lauren Beach Appointed Associate Director of EDIT Program

Dr. Lauren Beach, ISGMH postdoctoral research fellow, was recently appointed to be the new associate director of the Evaluation, Data Integration and Technical Assistance (EDIT) program. A dedicated scholar and activist, Dr. Beach will play a critical role in continuing to grow the EDIT program’s capacity and reach, particularly around bisexual health, chronic health disparities among the SGM community, and monitoring and evaluation in clinic settings. Continue Reading ▶︎

PrEP Study Data Assistant

The PrEP Study Data Assistant will work on a new PrEP R01 at ISGMH.

Job Summary:

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.  Continue Reading ▶︎

PrEP Study Data Coordinator

The PrEP Study Data Coordinator will work on a new PrEP R01 at ISGMH.

Job Summary:

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.  Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Brian Feinstein Receives American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grant

Dr. Brian Feinstein recently received a 2018 Visionary Grant from the American Psychological Foundation for his project “Combating the invisibility of bisexuality: Attempts to gain visibility and their influences on bisexual individuals’ mental health.” This grant will support the expansion of the scope of Dr. Feinstein’s Bi+ Visibility Project, a study with the goal of advancing our understanding of bi+ individuals’ attempts to make their sexual identity visible to others. Continue Reading ▶︎

IMPACT Program Coordinator

The IMPACT program is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the financial and subcontract management process for projects under the IMPACT program. The preferred candidate will have familiarity with processing financial transactions using online systems and understand the subcontract/contractual process.

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The Program Coordinator ensures the effective, compliant, & efficient daily management of research operational, financial, & business functions in support of the business area’s mission & in coordination with program administrator and central offices such as OSR, ASRSP, HR, Budget, Facilities, & IT. Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Lauren Beach’s Diabetes Research Receives Top Altmetric Score

Dr. Lauren Beach, an ISGMH postdoctoral research fellow, recently published a paper finding that lesbian, gay, bisexual and questioning youth are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes, be obese, and engage in less physical activity and more sedentary activities than heterosexual youth. This paper received the number one altmetric score, which is a high level score for the quantity and quality of online attention, for the journal Pediatric Diabetes. Continue Reading ▶︎

Postdoctoral Fellow in HIV and Biomedical Prevention

The Northwestern Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) seeks a postdoc to be involved in two ongoing studies of HIV and substance use in young gay bisexual and other men who have sex with men (YMSM).

  • RADAR is a large longitudinal cohort of YMSM and transgender women that aims to understand multilevel influences on HIV and substance use.
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EDIT Program Releases Community Spotlight Podcast with David Jay

ISGMH’s Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) program recently released the third episode of their Community Spotlight Podcast. This podcast features a series of conversations with advocates, health educators, and researchers highlighting the importance of community engagement in improving the health and wellbeing of SGM individuals.

The guest for their third episode was David Jay, founder of the Asexuality Visibility and Education Network (AVEN)Continue Reading ▶︎