Drema Mace, PhD, MSP Research Bio

Drema Mace, PhD, MSP

Drema Mace, PhD, MSP

Assistant Professor
Executive Director, Center for Rural and Community Health
400 Lee Street N, A210
Lewisburg, WV  24901
Office: (304) 647-6380
Fax:  (304) 793-6586
PhD, Capella University/Vanderbilt University IRB, Nashville, Tennessee, Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services with a specialization in Health Care Administration
MSP, Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, Master of Science in Public Service Management
BS, West Virginia State University, Institute, West Virginia, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Research Interests
Dr. Mace is interested in Infectious Diseases, in particular, HIV and HCV.  In addition, she is involved in projects relative to chronic diseases and opioid abuse.
  1. Most Outstanding Peer of Graduating Class, Cumberland University
  2. Neil Diehl Award, Comprehensive Care Center, Vanderbilt University
  3. AIDS Centers of Excellence Award, Tennessee Department of Health
  4. Outstanding Leadership Award, Prevention Strategies/AIDS Community Planning
  5. Excellence in Rural Health, WV Rural Health Association

Research Publications

HIV/HCV co-morbidity: A study of clinician referrals for treatment decision (2009). ISBN 9781109083019. Ann Arbor, US.

Southern States Manifesto: HIV/AIDS in the South (March 2, 2002).  Presented to United States Congress 2003

Electronic Patient-Care Records Implemented for WV EMS.  The WV Medical Journal.  107(1):43.

Programs and Models of Care, Development & Implementation

  • WV Adolescent Health Initiative
  • WV HIV Youth Peer Education Curriculum

  • WV Recruitable Communities (Collaboration with WVU)

  • Tennessee AIDS Centers of Excellence

  • Southern AIDS Coalition Founding Member