The LGBT Health & Development Program

Meet the IMPACT Team

Posted on December 13th, 2011 by Farrin in Allies, IMPACT Video, Research Blog, Youth Blog. No Comments

Get the inside scoop.  Learn more about who we are, what we do, and how we do it:

Video edited by IMPACT Program Intern, Bryce Mackie.


The IMPACT Program was founded in 2008 and recently moved to Northwestern University.  Our mission is to conduct translational research that improves the health of sexual minority people and to increase understanding of the development of sexual orientation and gender identity.  We seek to develop the capacity of the LGBT community to conduct health research and translate research findings into practical interventions. IMPACT’s unique collaboration with community-based organizations facilitates the translation of our research findings into future intervention, practice, and policy.

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