Megan Threats

Megan Threats (@MeganThreats) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University-New Brunswick. She is also a Visiting Faculty REIDS Fellow at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS at Yale University. Her work focuses on how queer communities of color interact with information and use technologies to support their health and well-being. She uses an interdisciplinary approach to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of culturally-tailored eHealth and mHealth behavioral interventions aimed at reducing health disparities and achieving health equity for queer communities of color.

Selected Publications:
  1. Threats, M., Brawner, B. M., Montgomery, T. M., Abrams, J., Jemmott, L. S., Crouch, P.-C., Freeborn, K., Kamitami, E., & Enah, C. (2021). A review of recent HIV prevention interventions and future considerations for nursing science. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care32(3), 373-391.
  2. Threats, M., & Bond, K. (2021). HIV Information Acquisition and Use Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Use the Internet: Mixed Methods Study. Journal of medical Internet research23(5), e22986.
  3. Threats, M., Boyd, D. T., Diaz, J. E., & Adebayo, O. W. (2021). Deterrents and motivators of HIV testing among young Black men who have sex with men in North Carolina. AIDS care, 33(7), 943-951.
  4. Blackburn, N. A., Dong, W., Threats, M., Barry, M., LeGrand, S., Hightow-Weidman, L. B., Soni, K., Pulley, D. V., Bauermeister, J. A., & Muessig, K. (2021). Building community in the HIV online intervention space: lessons from the HealthMPowerment Intervention. Health Education & Behavior, 10901981211003859.