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IMPACT Program’s White Paper Profiled in the Chicago Tribune

Posted on December 28th, 2012 by Dan in Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

On December 24, 2012, Chicago Tribune reporter Rex W. Huppke published an article titled “Study: Health Issues Afflict More LGBT Youths” which reviews IMPACT Program’s recent publication examining health disparities among LGBT youth living in Chicago. Additional commentary, not found in the original publication, by the director of the IMPACT Program, Dr. Brian Mustanski, can be found in this Chicago Tribune article. To review IMPACT Program’s entire publication, please see “White Paper: A Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth”.



Huppke, R.W. (December 24, 2012). Study: Health issues afflict more LGBT youths. Chicago Tribune. Retrieved from

Mustanski, B.S., Clifford, A., Bigelow, L., Andrews, K., Birkett, M.A., Ashbeck, A., & Fisher, K. (2012) Healthy Chicago for LGBT Youth: An IMPACT Program White Paper on Health Disparities in Chicago’s LGBT Youth. Chicago, IL: The IMPACT Program at Northwestern University. Retrieved from

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