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BioNina R. McCoy received a B.S. from the University of Oregon in sociology, a Masters in teaching from the School for International Training and a Masters in public health (international health) from the University of Hawaii. She did additional post-graduate studies in sociology, teaching and public administration. After Peace Corps service in Thailand, Ms. McCoy worked with the Swedish International Development Authority as a language and cross-cultural trainer in Sweden and co-coordinator of an English language training program for health care projects in Vietnam, 1979-1983. She served from 1989-96 as associate director of Kalihi-Palama Health Center in Honolulu, which provides care for uninsured, immigrant and homeless populations. At KPHC she taught in a pioneer multidisciplinary community-based health training program. Between 1996-2006, in Ha Noi, Vietnam, Ms. McCoy managed youth-focused HIV/AIDS prevention programs for Population and Development International and the Australian Red Cross; worked on an HIV program five-year strategic plan for USAID; carried out HIV/AIDS related documentation and evaluation work for Family Health International; and, as Futures Group staff, became the management advisor for the USAID-supported Policy Project. Ms. McCoy joined SSRC in 2006.