Dr. McCoy is a behavioral researcher whose work is centered on reducing HIV-related health disparities. Her research focuses on improving adherence to antiretroviral therapy, enhancing engagement in HIV care and reducing the effects of HIV stigma.
Dr. McCoy’s research activities incorporate mixed methods to understand the how long-term health inequities contribute to HIV-related health disparities as well as health-seeking behaviors of Black/African Americans. Her current work examines the social, environmental and structural factors that influence the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention by Black/African American women.
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