Virginia McKay, MA, PhD

Research Assistant Professor
Keywords:
biostatistics, data science, computational modeling, system dynamics, prevention, evidence-based practice, dissemination & implementation research, mixed-method study, infectious disease

Dr. McKay is research faculty within the Center for Public Health Systems Science in the Brown School. Her research focuses on the dissemination and implementation (D&I) of evidence-based practices addressing HIV prevention, especially the sustainability and de-implementation of interventions. She addresses research questions in this area using mixed-methods approaches including qualitative, quantitative, and agent-based modeling. In her role, Dr. McKay supports projects within the Center related to evidence-based public health and systems science. She also consults through the Dissemination and Implementation Research Core at the Washington University School of Medicine.