Donna Hubbard McCree, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.Ph., will present “Social determinants of HIV-related health inequities in the United States” on Wednesday, Mar, 19 at 2 p.m. in the HPNP Complex, room G-101, as part of the PHHP Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series.
McCree is the associate director for health equity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention’s Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. She has more than 28 years of experience in the fields of public health and pharmacy and has held numerous positions in academia, bioavailability research, professional association management, and retail and hospital pharmacy practice. At the CDC, her work includes projects focused on HIV testing strategies for African American women and men who have sex with men, behavioral interventions for heterosexually-active African American men, HPV prevention and diagnosis, STD/HIV prevention for long haul truckers, and the development of training materials to improve the ability of pharmacists to counsel patients about HIV and other STDs.
McCree’s lecture is hosted by the college’s department of behavioral science and community health and the Ad Hoc Diversity Committee, and is held in conjunction with PHHP Diversity Day. The lecture is free and open to the public. The College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Distinguished Scholar Lecture Series brings some of the nation’s top health professions and public health researchers to the University of Florida campus.