Dr. McCree completed the Doctor of Philosophy, Delta Omega (1997), and Master of Public Health (1987) degrees at The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland in Health Policy and Management with a specialty in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Preventive Medicine with a specialty in sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevention at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. Additionally, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, in Pharmacy from Howard University (1982) and is a registered pharmacist in the states of Maryland and Connecticut, and the District of Columbia. Dr. McCree has thirty years of experience in Public Health and Pharmacy. She is the Associate Director for Health Equity, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention (DHAP), National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia. Her training and expertise are in developing and conducting STD/HIV behavioral interventions. Her writing has resulted in over 90 peer-reviewed publications and presentations at both international and national scientific meetings. Dr. McCree was Guest Editor for a June 2009 theme issue of the American Journal of Public Health that focused on intervention strategies for HIV and AIDS prevention among African Americans. She is also Lead Co-Editor of a book focused on HIV in African American communities, African Americans and HIV: Understanding and Addressing the Epidemic (2010, Springer).
Dr. McCree is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Alice Hubbard and the late Mr. Wiley Hubbard of LaGrange; wife of CDR. Victor M. McCree, USNR-R; and proud mother of two adult sons, Jarryd (2008 Georgia Institute of Technology graduate) and Micah (4th Year Student, Georgia State University).