Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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George Jesus Greene, PhD

George Jesus Greene, PhD

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

Focus of Work

Bio

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 interventio...[Read full text]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 health promotion interventions; and (e) apply qualitative and mixed methods approaches to research and evaluation efforts.[Shorten text]

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Education and Certification

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