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

Email: ccorte@uic.edu

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.