Virginia McKay, MA, PhD

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

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.