The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing has a strong presence of faculty and students committed to studying and preventing HIV.
You can chat with our experts about the current state of HIV/AIDS among diverse populations during the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing #HIVISDIVERSE Twitter Chat:
Experts will be available otherwise for individual comment if you are seeking interviews:
Jason Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN Associate Professor
Co-Director Clinical Core, Hopkins Center for AIDS Research
President, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
- Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)—medication for HIV prevention.
- Development of a smartphone application known as PrEPme to link patients to PrEP.
- Diagnosis, linkage, and retention for global patients with drug-resistant TB/HIV co-infection.
Derek Dangerfield, PhD
- Reducing HIV/STIs and promoting sexual health for men who have sex with men.
- Exploring the feasibility of mailing HIV and STI self-testing materials to men who have sex with men of color who use HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis in Baltimore City to reduce the need for in-person clinical follow-up visits.
Kamila Alexander, PhD, MPH, RN
- Researchers why men and women make particular sexual decisions and convey those decisions to their emotional partners
- Promotion of safe relationships
- Prevention efforts to mitigate intimate partner violence, unintended pregnancies, and sexually transmitted infections including HIV.
Michael Sanchez, DNP, ARNP, NP-C, FNP-BC, AAHIVS
- HIV, men’s and adult health, and sexual behaviors.
- Internal medicine and infectious disease through practice at Garcia & Giron and major health care institutions across Florida, including the University of Miami Hospital, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the Miami Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center.
Nancy Goldstein, DNP, APN-BC, RNC
- Intersection of HIV and substance use
World AIDS Day is a yearly celebration on December 1 to inform and unite people around the world in the fight against HIV.