Lisa M. Kuhns, PhD

Lisa M. Kuhns, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Pediatrics
Feinberg School of Medicine
Northwestern University

Lisa M. Kuhns, Ph.D., M.P.H. is a research assistant professor of pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg school of Medicine and associate director of the Center for Gender, Sexuality, and HIV Prevention at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Kuhns has focused her research career on the impact of sexual and gender minority status on behavioral health outcomes among LGBT youth and adults. She is a co-investigator on studies examining risk and protective factors associated with HIV prevention and HIV-related treatment adherence, including a current intervention study testing the use of technology to increase adherence to medications among HIV-positive youth.