December Researcher: Dr. Colleen Corte

Collen Corte

Community Research Summary:

Risk Factors for a Drinking-Related Identity: Key Vulnerability for Alcohol Problems

Associate Professor
College of Nursing
University of Illinois at Chicago


Dr. Corte is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing. Her research focuses on identifying risk factors for a drinking-related identity in a variety of samples (children, adolescents, young adults, and LGBT young people). Her long-term goal is to prevent the development of alcohol problems by inhibiting the formation of a drinking-related identity in youth.