John A. NelsonJohn A. Nelson, PhD, CNS, CPNP
to Program Director of the AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, FXB Center
Instructor – AETC NP HIV Certification Program


Dr. Nelson is the Program Director of the AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC).  John has a BA from Washington University, St. Louis, MO, an MSN (pediatric clinical nurse specialist) from Yale University, New Haven, CT, a post-master's pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) certification from Columbia University, New York, NY, and a PhD in Nursing from New York University, New York, NY.  Between 1989 and 2013, Dr. Nelson provided direct care to HIV-infected and HIV at-risk adolescents and young adults in hospital-based, school-based, and community-based settings in New York.  Since March 2013, he has been working at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center, Rutgers School of Nursing. Dr. Nelson’s research interests include adolescent and young adult HIV prevention and treatment, and LGBTQ adolescent and young adult health determinants and experiences.

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