Elleen M. Yancey

Elleen M. Yancey, M.A., Ph.D. 

Associate Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Location: Buggy Works Bldg 100-A Suite 200
Phone: 404-752-1511
E-mail: eyancey@msm.edu


Rush-Presbyterian Hosp. Chicago, IL
Practicum: Research Psychology

Chicago Bd. of Ed., Chicago, IL
Clinical Internship: Clinical Psychology

Health Services Research Institute, Association of American Medical Colleges
Research Fellowship


Clark Atlanta University
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling Psychology

Columbia University
Degree: Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology

Fisk University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Research Interests

  • HIV/AIDS Prevention
  • Community Based Participatory Research
  • Cultural Competence
  • Impact on Healthcare

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical services to older adults
  • Impact of plant-based diets supported by Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs)


  • Quarells, R. C., Thompson, W., Yancey, E. M., Henry Akintobi, T. K., Genzeyme, s. (2019). Community Engagement and Health Disparities in Clinical and Translational Research Course: a Joint Academic Intuition Approach. Washington, DC: Association for Clinical and Translational Science.
  • Akintobi, T., Blumenthal, D., Fish, T., Yancey, E.M., Zellner, T., Gordon, T., K., Carey, t., Moodley, K. Assessment of SUNCEP-AHEC Model: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of a Program Designed to Increase Entry into Health Profession Among Underserved Youth in South Africa. American Public Health Association 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo. (2017).
  • Conerly Holliday, R., Braithwaite, R., Yancey, E., Akintobi, T., Stevens-Watkins, D., Smith, S., Powell, C. (2016) Substance Use Correlates of Depression among African American Male Inmates, Public Health and Incarceration: Social Justice Matters, Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved, JHCPU 27.2 Suppl.
  • Ede, V.N., Yancey, E., Stringer, H., Josiah Willock, R., Strayhorn, G. (2014). Clinician utilization of best practices for HIV care and status disclosure: A cross-sectional study. Open Journal of Preventive Medicine 4649-658. http//dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojpm.2014.48074.
  • Blumenthal, D.S., Hopkins, E., Yancey, E., Community-based participatory research: An Introduction. Community-Based Participatory Health Research: Issues, Methods and Translation to Practice. Second Edition. D.S. Blumenthal, R.J. DiClemente, R.L. Braithwaite & S.A. Smith (eds.), New York, NY: Springer Publishing Co. 2013

Honors and Awards

  • 2013: Mentor of the Year Award, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • 2010: Dean’s Outstanding Research Award, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • 2010: Joseph D. Greene Community Service Award, Collaborative Recipient: Morehouse School of Medicine Prevention Research Center Partnership., Healthcare Georgia Foundation
  • 2008: Contributions to HIV/AIDS Prevention Award, Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness Communicable Diseases Prevention Branch.