Melissa McCoy

Melissa McCoy


Director of the Associate Degree Program in Nursing; Professor of Nursing

Phone: 304-637-1207
Campus Location: Eshleman Science Center

Education

  • M.S. Nursing Specializing in Family Nurse Practitioner, Radford University, Radford, Va.
  • B.S. Nursing, Bluefield State College, Bluefield, W.Va.
  • A.S. Nursing, Bluefield State College
  • Certified Advance Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Experience

  • Registered Nurse, Critical Care

Teaching Areas

  • Nursing, Medical Termonology
  • Nursing, Concept Synthesis
  • Research Interests/Professional Activities:
  • Patients who experience life-altering change
  • Patients living with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (coping and psycho-social factors)
  • Member, National League for Nursing
  • Member, West Virginia League for Nursing
  • Member, American Nurses Association
  • Member, West Virginia Nurses Association
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau (International Honor Society of Nursing)

Publications

  • McCoy, M., Mallow, J., & Theeke, L. (Under Review). Examining Gender Differences in Self-Reported Social Support and Emotional Support in Relation to Health in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: A Secondary Analysis of BRFSS Data.
  • McCoy, M., Mallow, J., & Theeke, L. (2020). Examining Gender Differences in Self-Reported Social Support and Emotional Support in Relation to Health in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: A Secondary Analysis of BRFSS Data. Virtual Poster Conference. WVU
  • McCoy M.A. & Theeke, L.A. (2019). Systematic review of quantitative studies of the relationships among psychosocial factors and coping in adult men and women with type 2 diabetes mellitus.  International Journal of Nursing Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnss.2019.09.003
  • McCoy, M. (2019). Taking on a life-altering change:  A developing concept (Type 2 diabetes mellitus). Podium Presentation. Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio.
  • McCoy, M. (2019). Taking on a life-altering change:  A developing concept (Type 2 diabetes mellitus). Podium Presentation. Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, Ohio.
  • McCoy, M. (2017). A life-altering change:  A developing concept (HIV). Podium Presentation. West Virginia University. Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • McCoy, M. (2017). A life-altering change: A developing concept. West Virginia University. Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • McCoy, M. (2006). The pinning speaker for the Nurse Pinning Ceremony, Podium Speaker. Elkins, West Virginia.
  • McCoy, M. (2004). Educational Program on Aging, Mercer County Commission, Podium Presentation. Princeton, West Virginia.
  • McCoy, M. (2002). Educational Program and Poster Presentation on Exercising. Craig County, Virginia.