Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention
Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh.
Associate Director for Health Equity
Donna Hubbard McCree, PhD, MPH, RPh is the Associate Director for Health Equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), National Center for HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. McCree has over twenty-eight years of experience in Public Health and Pharmacy and has held numerous positions in the fields of Public Health and Pharmacy including academia, bioavailability research, professional association management, and retail and hospital pharmacy practice.
Her training and expertise are in developing and conducting STD/HIV behavioral interventions. At CDC, her work includes projects focused on HIV testing strategies for African American women and men who have sex with men (MSM), 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.
Prior to her current position, she was Team Leader/Behavioral Scientist (2005-2010), Intervention Research Team, Prevention Research Branch, DHAP, NCHHSTP, where she led a 22-member multidisciplinary group of scientists including postdoctoral fellows and Commissioned Corp Officers charged with using the epidemiological and surveillance data to develop, conduct, and evaluate the efficacy of new and previously untested behavioral interventions for populations most at risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV. She was also a Behavioral Scientist and Fellow in the Division of STD Prevention, Behavioral Interventions and Research Branch, NCHHSTP, CDC (2001-2005).