George Jesus Greene, PhD

George Jesus Greene, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Medical Social Sciences and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



625 N. Michigan Avenue, 27th Floor
Chicago IL 60611

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Education and Certification

PhD: University of Illinois - Chicago, Psychology (2006)


Description of Interests

My research interests focus on health disparities in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) adolescents and young adults, with a particular emphasis on ethnic/racial disparities in the HIV epidemic. My research aims to: (a) understand HIV risk and protective factors from intersectionality and developmental-ecological perspectives; (b) employ community-based participatory research approaches to build upon the needs and strengths of communities to identify and develop effective interventions; (c) design technology- and Internet-based approaches for observation and intervention; (d) adopt theoretically-driven program evaluation approaches to appropriately evaluate HIV prevention research and service efforts; and (e) apply qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research and evaluation efforts.

Interests (Keywords)

Adolescent health; HIV Infection; Health Disparities; Internet Intervention; Mental Health; Public Health; Qualitative research methods; Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Research and Publications

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