FIU Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work

Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
Florida International University - Robert Stempel College of Public Health and Social Work
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H. Virginia McCoy, M.S., Ph.D.

  • Title: Professor and Doctoral Program Coordinator
  • E-mail: mccoyh@fiu.edu
  • Phone: 305-348-2620
  • Office: AHC5 418

Dr. H. Virginia McCoy has been a faculty member at Florida International University for 27 years. She is the doctoral program coordinator for the Department of Health Promotion & Disease Prevention and teaches primarily doctoral courses on grant writing, theory development, and policy/practice in health promotion. She is director of the South Florida Public Health Training Center and collaborates with the Florida Department of Health and local health departments. She is a founding member of the Florida Institute of Health Innovation and is a member of the Board of Directors. She has maintained a research program in disparities in HIV/AIDS and drug and alcohol abuse among minority and migrant populations.

Research Areas

  • Intervention studies
  • Public health inequalities
  • Community-based participatory research