Rhonda Conerly Holliday, Ph.D., M.A.

Rhonda Conerly Holliday, Ph.D., M.A. 

Associate Professor

Community Health & Preventive Medicine

Location: Buggy Works
Phone: 404-756-5042
E-mail: rholliday@msm.edu


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy in Developmental Psychology

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Degree: Master of Arts in Developmental Psychology

Morris Brown College
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Research Interests

  • HIV and substance use prevention among incarcerated populations, adolescents, and emerging adults
  • Health disparities and health equity
  • Community engaged participatory research
  • Health communications for vulnerable populations


  • Holliday, R. C., Phillips, R., Henry Akintobi, T. K. (2020). A Community Based Participatory Approach to the Development and Implementation of an HIV Health Behavior Intervention:  Lessons Learned in Navigating Research and Practice Systems from Project HAPPY. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(2), 15 pages. https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/17/2/399
  • Holliday, R. C., Phillips, R., Henry Akintobi, T. K., Mubasher, M., Banerjee, A., Hoffman, L., Walton, S., Braithwaite, R. L. (2020). Project HAPPY:  A CBPR Intervention Addressing HIV Prevention in Black Youth. American Journal of Health Studies.
  • Younge, S, N., Wade, B. H., Geter, A., Holliday, R. C., Trawick, C.  (2018).  Condom attitudes ad condom use among first year college men attending a Historically Black Institution.  American Journal of Health Studies, 33(2), 80-88.
  • Holliday, R. C., Zellner, T., Francis, C., Braithwaite, R., McGregor, B., Bonhomme, J. (2017). Campus and community HIV and addiction prevention (CCHAP):  An HIV testing and prevention model to reach young African American adults. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 28(2 (Supp)), 69-80.
  • Holliday, R. C., Braithwaite, R. L., Yancey, E. M., Henry Akintobi, T. K., Stevens-Watkins, D., Smith, S. (2016). Substance Use Correlates of Depression among African American Male Inmates. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 27(2 Supp), 181-193. PMID: 27133518
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