Institute for Juvenile Research
1747 W. Roosevelt Road, M/C 747
Chicago, IL 60608
Office Phone: (312) 996-8602
Office Fax: (312) 413-2920
Marisela Ramirez, email@example.com
Nappi, C.M., Thakral, C., Kapungu, C., Donenberg, G.R., DiClemente, R., Brown, L., and Project STYLE Study Group. (Under review). Parental Monitoring as a Moderator of the Effect of Family Sexual Communication on Sexual Risk Behavior among Adolescents in Psychiatric Care.
Nappi, C. M., Donenberg, G. R., & McBride, C. K. (in press). HIV/AIDS Communication among Adolescents in Psychiatric Care and their Parents. Journal of Family Psychology.
Mustanski, B., Garofalo, R., Herrick, A., & Donenberg, G. (2007). Multiple psychosocial health disparities additively increase risk for HIV among urban young men who have sex with men. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 34, 37-45.
Garofalo, R., Herrick, A., Mustanski, B., & Donenberg, G. (2007). The Tip of the Iceberg: A Pilot Study of Internet Sex in Young Men Having Sex with Men. American Journal of Public Health.
Jordan, K., & Donenberg, G. R., (2006). Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and HIV/AIDS. Current Opinions in Pediatrics, 18, 545-550.
Mustanski, B., Donenberg, G., & Emerson, E. (2006). I can use a condom, I just don’t: The importance of motivation to prevent HIV in adolescent seeking psychiatric care. AIDS and Behavior, 10, 753-762.
Donenberg, G., Emerson, E., Bryant, F., & King, S. (2006). Does drug use moderate the effects of parents and peers on risky sex? AIDS Care, 18, 194-200.
Donenberg, G., Paikoff, R., & Pequegnat, W. (2006). Introduction to the special issue on Families and HIV: First Generation Prevention Programs. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41. 869-873.
Donenberg, G., & Pao, M. (2005). Youths and HIV/AIDS: Psychiatry’s Role in a Changing Epidemic. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 44, 1-20.
Donenberg, G., Schwartz, R., Emerson, E., Wilson, H., Bryant, F., & Coleman, G. (2005). Applying a Cognitive-Behavioral Model of HIV-Risk to Youths in Psychiatric Care. AIDS Education and Prevention, 17, 200-216.
IJR Faculty Member
Geri Donenberg, PhD
Dr. Geri Donenberg received her Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Political Science at the University of Michigan and her Master of Arts and Doctoral Degree in clinical psychology from UCLA. She completed her psychology internship at the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute and is a licensed clinical psychologist.
Dr. Donenberg is currently a Professor at the Institute for Juvenile Research at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She directs the Healthy Youths Program (HYP) which includes a number of federally-funded (some multi-site) studies of HIV/AIDS risk and prevention for families and youths with mental health problems and teens involved in the juvenile justice system.
Dr. Donenberg’s research focuses on understanding the underlying mechanisms of risky sexual behavior and substance use among youths in psychiatric care and juvenile justice and designing specially targeted interventions to prevent HIV transmission among high risk and vulnerable teens and their families. Dr. Donenberg recently completed a Fulbright Scholarship in Cape Town, South Africa, teaching at the University of Western Cape and conducting research at the Human Sciences Research Council.
Dr. Donenberg teaches classes on family development, adolescence, and research methods, and she supervises psychology interns, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty in their clinical work and research.
Dr. Donenberg is a member of an NIH scientific review panel, and she participates in advocacy activities related to maintaining the integrity of the scientific review process.
- The Healthy Youths Program