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Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives:
Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health

LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, NP

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  • Asst Dean, College Of Nursing
  • Assistant Dean, Global and Community Affairs, College of Nursing, University of South Florida

Education

  • PhD, Health Practice Research, University Of Rochester, 2009
  • MS, Nursing, University Of Rochester, 2004
  • BS, Nursing, University of Rochester, 2002

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease
  • Environmental & Global Health
  • Women & Children's Health

Memberships

  • Tampa Bay Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (Member, 2012 - Present)
  • National Academies of Practice (Distinguished Practitioner, 2011 - Present)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Member, 2003 - Present)
  • Society for Adolescent Health & Medicine (Member, 2003 - Present)

Selected Publications

  • Morrison-Beedy D, Nelson LE, Volpe E. HIV risk behaviors and testing rates in adolescent girls: evidence to guide clinical practice. Pediatric nursing. 31(6) : 508-12http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16411547
  • Volpe EM, Nelson LE, Kraus RA, Morrison-Beedy D. Adaptation and refinement of the HIV knowledge questionnaire for use with adolescent girls. The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC. 18(5) : 57-63http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17889326
  • Nelson LE, Morrison-Beedy D, Kearney MH, Dozier A. Black adolescent mothers' perspectives on sex and parenting in nonmarital relationships with the biological fathers of their children. Journal of obstetric, gynecologic, and neonatal nursing : JOGNN / NAACOG. 41(1) : 82-91, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22834723
  • Nelson L. LaRon Nelson - Canada's rising star in global health. Interviewed by Lynn Nagle. Nursing leadership (Toronto, Ont.). 25(2) : 18-25, 2012. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22805885
  • Nelson LE, Morrison-Beedy D, Kearney MH, Dozier A. Always, never, or sometimes: examining variation in condom-use decision making among Black adolescent mothers. Research in nursing & health. 34(4) : 270-81, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21633960
  • Nelson LE, Morrison-Beedy D. Research team training: moving beyond job descriptions. Applied nursing research : ANR. 21(3) : 159-64, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18684410
  • Morrison-Beedy D, Nelson LE. HIV prevention interventions in adolescent girls: what is the state of the science? Worldviews on evidence-based nursing / Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing. 1(3) : 165-75, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17163894

Grants

  • HPTN 073: PREEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS INITIATION AND ADHERENCE AMONG BLACK MSM (Order Total: 22919, 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 5/6/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • HPTN 073: PREEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS INITIATION AND ADHERENCE AMONG BLACK MSM (Order Total: 13809, 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 12/31/2013 12:00:00 AM)
  • HPTN 073: PREEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS INITIATION AND ADHERENCE AMONG BLACK MSM (Order Total: 15678, 10/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 12/31/2013 12:00:00 AM)