As Epidemiologist for the Northwest Resource Team, May provides epidemiology-related technical assistance to grantees who have received Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grants. In addition, she collaborates with the epidemiologists from the other four regional teams to ensure technical assistance consistency across SAMHSA's CAPT system.
May has extensive experience in data collection and analysis across different areas in public health, including HIV/AIDS, substance abuse prevention and treatment, maternal and child health, and minority health. She has given presentations of public health data to audiences ranging from the general public to medical staff and researchers. May has her M.S. in epidemiology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a B.S. in molecular and cell biology with a minor in chemistry from San Francisco State University. She also has a certificate in congregational care from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC.