John 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.
Research & Publications
Gagliardo C, Saiman L, Birnbaum J, Radix A, Foca M, Nelson J, Yin M, Brozovich A, West E, & Neu N. (2014). A Multicenter Study of Initiation of Antiretroviral Therapy and Transmitted Drug Resistance in Antiretroviral Naïve Adolescents and Young Adults with HIV in New York City, Clin Infect Dis. 58(6):865-72. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu003. Epub 2014 Jan 14.
Coromilas A, Brozovich A, Nelson J, & Neu N. (2014). Epidemiology and Prevalence of Abnormal Results for Anal Pap Screening in HIV-Infected Young Men who have Sex with Men. LGBT Health, 1, 1, pp.58-61.
Yin MT, Lund E, Shah J, Zhang CA, Foca M, Neu N, Nishiyama KK, Zhou B, Guo XE, Nelson J, Bell DL, Shane E, Arpadi SM. (2013). Lower peak bone mass and abnormal trabecular and cortical microarchitecture in young men infected with HIV early in life. AIDS, 25 September 2013. doi: 10.1097/QAD.0000000000000070
Navarra AM, Neu N, Toussi S, Nelson J, & Larson EL. (2013). Health Literacy and Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy Among HIV-Infected Youth. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2013 Feb 21. pii: S1055-3290(12)00257-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2012.11.003. [Epub ahead of print]
Neu N, Nelson J, Ranson E, Whittier S, Shaw A, & Cohall, A. (2012). Urine and extragenital gonococcal and chlamydia infections in HIV positive young men who have sex with men (YMSM): Enhanced detection of rectal chlamydia when screening with nucleic acid amplified tests versus cultures. Journal of Men’s Health, 9, 2, pp. 89-93. DOI information: 10.1016/j.jomh.2012.02.002