Research Data Analyst

Job Summary:

The Research Data Analyst provides expertise in data management, quality assurance, analysis and reporting.  Establishes data accuracy and validity derived from a variety of systems. Performs data analysis using statistical techniques. This role researches and analyzes information using multiple databases and creates reports of data and results. Assists in the preparation and delivery of decision support reports to both internal and external customers. Continue Reading ▶︎

Evaluation Project Coordinator

Job Summary: The Research Project Coordinator manages daily operations of a biomedical &/or social-behavioral research study involving multidisciplinary teams of colleagues, sponsors & other external project stakeholders.  Monitors study performance, analyzes & review results, & supervises development & implementation of new protocols.  Assigns work & supervises study staff & reviews technical operations ensuring that all processes, protocols & procedures are quality controlled & functioning up to standards.  Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Gregory Phillips II Appointed Associate Editor of the American Journal of Evaluation

Dr. Gregory Phillips II has been appointed as an associate editor of the American Journal of Evaluation.

In this role as a member of the journal’s editorial board, Dr. Phillips will help shape emerging discussions in the field of evaluation. In addition to this new leadership position, Dr. Phillips currently serves as the Program Chair of the American Evaluation Association’s Social Network Analysis Topical Interest Group as well as a member of the LGBT Topical Interest Group. Continue Reading ▶︎

Network Canvas Participating in NIDA’s Summer Research Internship Program (Apply by 2/11)

Network Canvas is one of the research projects participating in the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)’s Summer Research Internship Program. This program introduces undergraduate students to the field of drug abuse and addiction research through paid internship placements across the country. The internship program is open to all undergraduate applicants, but places priority on recruiting students who are part of groups that are underrepresented in the biomedical, behavioral, and clinical sciences. Continue Reading ▶︎

Dr. Lauren Beach Attends LGBTQ Cultural Competency Summit

Dr. Lauren Beach, ISGMH postdoctoral research fellow, recently attended the first National LGBTQ Cultural Competency Summit. The Summit was hosted in Washington, DC from October 5-6, 2018 and organized by Whitman-Walker Health and the National LGBT Cancer Network.

Dr. Beach was personally invited to the Summit due to her expertise in designing curriculum for and delivering LGBTQ cultural competency trainings to diverse healthcare providers. 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 ▶︎

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 ▶︎

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 ▶︎

EDIT Program Releases Community Spotlight Podcast with Heather Corinna

ISGMH’s Evaluation, Data Integration, and Technical Assistance (EDIT) program recently released the second 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 second episode was Heather Corinna, the founder and executive director of Scarleteen, a queer-led independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website. Continue Reading ▶︎

EDIT Releases Call for Proposals: Community Award for Research and Evaluation Services (EDIT CARES)

ISGMH’s EDIT program just released a call for proposals for the Community Award for Research and Evaluation Services (EDIT CARES).

Individuals and organizations serving the sexual and gender minority community are encouraged to apply. The EDIT program will support the EDIT CARES awardee in a variety of ways, including conducting program evaluations, creating and administering surveys, managing and analyzing existing data, or providing other forms of technical assistance. Continue Reading ▶︎