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About Douglas Bruce

Douglas Bruce, PhD, MSW is a public health researcher at DePaul University. In 2006, he earned his PhD in public health from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He teaches courses in the Department of Health Sciences, Master of Public Health program, and the LGBTQ Studies program at DePaul.
His research focuses on the secondary prevention needs of young gay and bisexual men living with HIV/AIDS, and the role of medical cannabis in the treatment of chronic conditions. He is the recipient of a number of NIH grants investigating effects of stigma, stress, and identity development on the behavioral health of young gay and bisexual men.
As a program evaluation and development consultant, Bruce has worked with a number of local organizations, such as the AIDS Foundation of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health, as well as national and international organizations, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Agency for International Development.


Present Assistant Professor, Department of Health Sciences, DePaul University

Curriculum Vitae

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  • Program Development in Community Health
  • Fundamentals of Epidemiology
  • Introduction to Public Health
  • Community Health Assessment
  • Public Health Consultation: Grant Writing and Evaluation
  • Gay Men’s Health Matters
  • Current Issues in Public Health

Contact Information

2219 N. Kenmore, Rm. 420
Chicago, IL 60614


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Research Grants (2)