April McCoy

  • Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Public Health and Exercise

Contact Info:

  • ajmccoy@st-aug.edu
  • 919.516.4151
  • Gordon Health Center Room 026

Educational Background

B.S. – Public Health
North Carolina Central University

M.S. – Health Sciences
University of Central Arkansas

Master of Social Work
Widener University


Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Instructor
Youth Mental Health First Aid
North Carolina Domestic Violence Advocate

Area(s) of Research

  • Reproductive health
  • Sex and sexuality
  • Interpersonal violence
  • Sexual Assault and rape
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Mental health

SAU Organizations

  • #SafeFalcons Peer Health Education Program – Campus Advisor
  • Daughters of SAU – Co-Advisor
  • P.R.I.D.E. – Advisor

Community Involvement

Q.U.E.E.N.S. Period, Inc – President
American Cancer Society – Campus Volunteer Coordinator

Professional Organizations

  • National Wellness Institute
  • American Public Health Association
  • North Carolina Alliance for Health Professions Diversity
  • North Carolina Chapter Society for Public Health Education, Inc

Online Article(s)

Fighting low pay, stressful uncertainty for adjunct faculty

Prof. April McCoy and Birchie Warren Secure HBCU-CFE Behavioral Health Workforce Capacity Expansion Sub-Award

Public Health Student to Showcase Work at National Conference

Awards & Honors

SAU Advisor of the Year 2019-2020

Favorite Quote

Be the change you want to see in the world… -Mahatma Gandhi