Research

Research Interests:

  • human-information interaction (HII)

  • disease prevention and health promotion

  • implementation science

  • public libraries 

  • mHealth

  • social technologies and health

Areas of Focus:

  • HIV/AIDS

  • health - related HII

  • Black, Latinx, Indigenous communities

  • LGBTQ youth health

  • health promotion/education in public libraries 

  • social and structural determinants of health ​

In-preparation & submitted manuscripts

Threats, M. The online HIV/AIDS information behavior of black men who have sex with men.

(writing phase: target journal – Journal of Medical Internet Research)

Threats, M. Mobile technology use and desired user-centered design characteristics for an mHealth HIV information prevention and treatment intervention for black gay and bisexual men.

(writing phase: target journal – Journal of Medical Internet Research)

Threats, M. Motivators and deterrents for HIV testing among black gay and bisexual men in North Carolina. (writing phase: target journal – AIDS and Behavior)

 

Threats, M. The collaborative health information behaviors of black gay and bisexual men.

(writing phase: target journal – Journal for the Association of Information Science and Technology)

 

Threats, M. HIV/AIDS-related information interactions, source preferences, and trust among black gay and bisexual men 

 (writing phase: target journal - Journal of Health Communication)

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