Kathleen MacQueen, PhD

  Adjunct Associate Professor
Health Behavior

Senior Scientist
FHI 360

kmacqueen@fhi.org

kmacquee@email.unc.edu

Education
1989 University of New York at Binghamton PhD, Anthropology
1993 Emory University School of Public Health MPH, Public Health
 
 
Research interests

  • Ethics
  • Global health
  • Health behavior
  • Minority health
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Women’s health
 
Research activities

Experience

  • Provides leadership for LinCS 2 Durham, a five-year research project undertaken by FHI 360, NCCU, Durham County Health Department, UNC Center for AIDS Research, and UNC-CH. Funded by NINR/NIH, with goal of helping to build support for new HIV prevention work in Durham’s Black communities, especially young adults ages 18 to 30
  • Other projects include:
    • assessment of tenofovir gel adherence and acceptability among CAPRISA 004 participants
    • study exploring use of computer technology to objectively and efficiently evaluate non-verbal cues of comprehension in informed consent
    • development of a stakeholder engagement toolkit
 

Primary teaching areas

  • Qualitative & mixed methods research design
  • CBPR
  • Social, behavioral & ethical dimensions of HIV prevention research
 

Primary Research areas

  • Social and behavioral dimensions of biomedical HIV prevention
  • Applied research ethics
  • Community-based participatory research
 
Staff/administrative responsibilities

HB Availability

  • Faculty research collaboration — works with Carol Golin on HPTN 072
  • Dissertation committee member on HIV, CBPR, qualitative and mixed methods research topics
  • Informal research advice or technical assistance on HIV, CBPR, qualitative and mixed methods research topics