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Kathryn Macapagal

Ahead of an HIV Vaccine, Educating Young People is Key

July 27, 2023
A five-year, $3.2 million grant from National Institute of Mental Health will support a health communication and media strategy designed to lay the groundwork for an effective rollout of a future HIV vaccine among young people.
Joshua Schrock

Joshua Schrock Joins ISGMH Faculty

July 26, 2023
The Northwestern University Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) is thrilled to welcome Joshua Schrock, PhD, MPH, as a new research assistant professor.
Madison Shea Smith

Madison Shea Smith Joins the ISGMH Faculty 

July 25, 2023
Madison Shea Smith, PhD, joined Northwestern University's Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) and Department of Medical Social Sciences as a research assistant professor on July 1.


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ISGMH Hosts LGBTQ+ People in STEM Fields Symposium

June 15, 2023
ISGMH convened scientists, policymakers, community organizations, and LGBTQ+ community members to discuss the inclusion and advancement of LGBTQ+ individuals in STEM fields on May 30 in Washington, DC.  



Kathryn Macapagal

It’s Time to Eliminate LGBTQ Health Disparities

March 14, 2023
Scientists must move beyond documenting LGBTQ health disparities and work toward eliminating them, argue Brian Mustanski and Kathryn Macapagal in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology’s new Viewpoint column.
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Some ‘Allies’ Don’t Want Gay Neighbors

March 6, 2023
When legal systems choose to offer no protections to sexual minorities, even avid LGBTQ supporters would reject their gay neighbors, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.


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Join Chicago's Data Connection Hub

February 20, 2023
Chicago’s new Data Connection Hub brings together data scientists and community partners from across the city and surrounding areas to build relationships and bolster communications among individuals and organizations.



Data from RADAR Study Now Available to Researchers Worldwide

April 16, 2020
Data from the RADAR study conducted at the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing (ISGMH) is now available for public use through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) website.