Media Coverage

Domestic killers are a different breed from those who kill strangers
Men who murder their wives or girlfriends are a distinctly different group than those who kill strangers, according to a new study by a forensic psychology research lab at Northwestern University. Chief among those differences: they are less likely to have a rap sheet for serious crimes.
Washington Post Aug 28, 2015
Only 1 in 5 Gay Teen Boys Get HIV Test
"Understanding the barriers to testing provides critical information for intervening, so we can help young men get tested," study first author Gregory Phillips II, a research assistant professor of medical social sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, said in a university news release. He is also an investigator in the school's IMPACT LGBT Health and Development Program.
U.S. News & World Report Aug 27, 2015
New PCOS Research May Offer Hope in Infertility Struggle
A new Northwestern Medicine genome-wide association study of PCOS – the first of its kind to focus on women of European ancestry – has provided important new insights into the underlying biology of the disorder.
Good Morning America Aug 26, 2015
F.D.A. Approves Addyi, a Libido Pill for Women
Dr. Lauren Streicher, associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University, said she sensed great interest for a drug like Addyi among her patients. She said the drug’s availability would encourage many women to talk to doctors about their sexual problems for the first time. “I think this is going to change the conversation that’s taking place in medical offices across the country,” she said, much as the 1998 approval of Viagra made it acceptable for men to talk about erectile dysfunction.
New York Times Aug 19, 2015
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