Vickie Lynn is a 3rd year doctoral student at the University of South Florida, (USF), College of Public Health (COPH), Community and Family Health (CFH), with a focus in Behavioral Health. Her research interests including examining Behavioral Health Integration into primary care for people living with HIV as well as other issues affecting access to care and treatment. A long-term survivor living with HIV since 1985, surviving an AIDS diagnosis, homelessness, and drug addiction, Vickie Lynn has spent the past few decades being an advocate for HIV issues.
Why Vickie wants to be a part of A Girl Like Me: I believe it is important that women around the world find a voice, find others who they can identify with, and find hope. I am not alone and neither are you!