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Kathleen M. MacQueen FHI 360

Kathleen M. MacQueen is a Senior Social Scientist and Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Research Ethics at Family Health International in Durham, NC. She is also adjunct faculty with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine and in the Health Behavior and Health Education Program, School of Public Health. She has a Ph.D. in anthropology from Binghamton University and MPH from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.  Dr. MacQueen has been working in the area of applied research ethics and HIV prevention for over 15 years, with a strong emphasis on qualitative research methods. Both domestically and internationally she has provided leadership on the social, behavioral, and ethical dimensions of trials of HIV vaccines, microbicides, and the prophylactic use of antiretrovirals to prevent acquisition of HIV.  Before coming to FHI in 2001, she worked ten years at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a research anthropologist and science director in the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. Her scientific publications have appeared in journals as diverse as Medical Anthropology Quarterly, Annual Review of Anthropology, American Journal of Public Health, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, and AIDS Care Journal.