In addition to her scientific publications Dr. McNeilly’s work has been featured in national newspapers and magazines such as Ms., Men’s Health, Jet, Heart and Soul, Essence, and has been broadcast on national and local radio and television programs.
Dr. McNeilly has been actively involved in research since 1982 and has achieved national recognition for her published research on the effects of stress and racism on blood pressure and cardiovascular disease, the development of instruments to measure perceptions of racism among ethnic populations, and issues of death and dying. She has demonstrated a successful and continuous track record of federally funded research grants and awards throughout her academic career. In addition to her scientific publications, her academic research has been published in national newspapers and magazines such as Ms., Men’s Health, Jet, Heart and Soul, Essence, and broadcast on national and local radio and television programs. Dr McNeilly has also taught courses and mentored numerous undergraduate and graduate students at Duke, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Central University, and Wayne State University.
Dr. McNeilly currently teaches foundation and graduate classes at the Duke Integrative Medicine Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program.