Positions

Overview

  • Dr. David Vance is a psychologist who actively researches neurocognitive aging and HIV. His funded studies focus on transcranial direct current stimulation, olfactory dysfunction, cognitive prescriptions, and others. He chairs the Neurocognitive Group of the Women’s Initiative HIV Study, a national longitudinal cohort study. His scholarship has led to numerous publications (+210 peer-reviewed articles) and presentations (+450) as well as being an invited member to a White House forum and an NIH Think Tank, both focused on aging with HIV.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Targeting HIV-Related Neurocognitive Impairments with Cognitive Training Strategies: Insights from the Cognitive Aging Literature.Current topics in behavioral neurosciences2019
    2019 Effects of speed of processing training and transcranial direct current stimulation on global sleep quality and speed of processing in older adults with and without HIV: A pilot study.Applied Neuropsychology Adult.  1-12. 2019
    2019 Barriers to HIV Testing: Patient and Provider Perspectives in the Deep South.AIDS and Behavior2019
    2019 Anxiety of Active and Passive Role Groups in Clinical Simulation: A Pilot Study.Nursing Education Perspectives.  40:46-47. 2019
    2019 Are We Ready for the Graying of the HIV Epidemic?Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  30:1-3. 2019
    2019 Computerized Cognitive Training for the Neurocognitive Complications of HIV Infection: A Systematic Review.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  30:51-72. 2019
    2019 Resilience attenuates the association between neurocognitive functioning and everyday functioning in individuals aging with HIV in the Deep South.International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  34:72-78. 2019
    2019 Revisiting Successful Aging With HIV Through a Revised Biopsychosocial Model: An Update of the Literature.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  30:5-14. 2019
    2018 The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder: A descriptive analysisIranian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.  3. 2018
    2018 A Descriptive Study of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Long-Haul Truck Drivers: A NIOSH National Survey.Workplace Health and Safety.  66:475-481. 2018
    2018 A pilot investigation on the effects of combination transcranial direct current stimulation and speed of processing cognitive remediation therapy on simulated driving behavior in older adults with HIVTransportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.  58:1061-1073. 2018
    2018 Understanding Anosognosia for Hemiplegia After Stroke.Rehabilitation Nursing Journal2018
    2018 Individualized-Targeted Computerized Cognitive Training to Treat HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder: An Interim Descriptive Analysis.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  29:604-611. 2018
    2018 A Comprehensive Psychometric Examination of the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Knowledge and Attitudes Scale for Heterosexuals (LGB-KASH).Journal of Homosexuality.  1-22. 2018
    2018 Use of Nonantiretroviral Medications That May Impact Neurocognition: Patterns and Predictors in a Large, Long-Term HIV Cohort Study.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  78:202-208. 2018
    2018 Speed of processing in middle aged and older breast cancer survivors (SOAR): A feasibility study.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment2018
    2018 Speed of processing training in middle-aged and older breast cancer survivors (SOAR): results of a randomized controlled pilot.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment.  168:259-267. 2018
    2018 Longitudinal study of falls among HIV-infected and uninfected women: the role of cognition.Antiviral Therapy.  23:179-190. 2018
    2017 Can computerized cognitive training reverse the diagnosis of HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder? A research protocol.Research in Nursing and Health.  41:11-18. 2017
    2017 A Pilot Study of Sleep, Work Practices, Visual Processing Speed, and 5-Year Motor Vehicle Crash Risk Among Truck Drivers.Workplace Health and Safety.  65:572-579. 2017
    2017 Conservation of resources theory in nurse burnout and patient safety.Journal of Advanced Nursing.  73:2558-2565. 2017
    2017 Perceptions of Brain Health and Cognition in Older African Americans and Caucasians With HIV: A Focus Group Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:862-876. 2017
    2017 The Potential of Computerized Cognitive Training on HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorder: A Case Comparison Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:971-976. 2017
    2017 Effect of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults with HIV: A pilot study.Applied Neuropsychology Adult.  1-12. 2017
    2017 Cognitive trajectories over 4 years among HIV-infected women with optimal viral suppression.Neurology.  89:1594-1603. 2017
    2017 From donor to recipient: Considerations for blood transfusion outcomes research.Biological Research in Nursing2017
    2017 Feedback on a Multimodal Cognitive Intervention for Adults Aging With HIV: A Focus Group Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:685-697. 2017
    2017 Sleep, work practices, visual processing speed, and five-year motor vehicle crash risk among truck drivers: A pilot study.Workplace Health and Safety2017
    2017 Mild Cognitive Impairment and Changes in Everyday Function Over Time: The Importance of Evaluating Both Speed and Accuracy.Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology.  30:220-227. 2017
    2017 Testing a Computerized Cognitive Training Protocol in Adults Aging With HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders: Randomized Controlled Trial Rationale and Protocol.JMIR Research Protocols.  6:e68. 2017
    2017 Cardiovascular disease risk among breast cancer survivors: an evolutionary concept analysis.Nursing: Research and Reviews2017
    2017 From Donor to Recipient: Considerations for Blood Transfusion Outcomes Research.Biological Research For Nursing.  19:491-498. 2017
    2017 Remediating HIV-Associated Neurocognitive Disorders via Cognitive Training: A Perspective on Neurocognitive Aging.Interdisciplinary topics in gerontology and geriatrics.  42:173-186. 2017
    2017 The potential role of vagus-nerve stimulation in the treatment of HIV-associated depression: a review of literature.Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment.  13:1677-1689. 2017
    2016 Erratum to: Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning in HIV-Infected Women: a Review of the Literature Involving the Women's Interagency HIV Study.Current HIV/AIDS Reports.  14:38. 2016
    2016 Interpreting the influence of race and cognitive activity on neurocognition in adults aging with HIV.AIDS.  31:443-445. 2016
    2016 The impact of employment on cognition and cognitive reserve: Implications across diseases and aging.Nursing: Research and Reviews2016
    2016 Aging and Neurocognitive Functioning in HIV-Infected Women: a Review of the Literature Involving the Women's Interagency HIV Study.Current HIV/AIDS Reports.  13:399-411. 2016
    2016 Obesity, Prediabetes, and Perceived Stress in Municipal Workers.Workplace Health and Safety.  64:453-461. 2016
    2016 The Influence of Neurocognitive Functioning on Proactive Coping Behaviors in Adults With HIV.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  48:285-294. 2016
    2016 The neurobiology of HIV and its impact on cognitive reserve: A review of cognitive interventions for an aging population.Neurobiology of Disease.  92:144-156. 2016
    2016 The neuroprotective influence of employment on cognitive reserve: Implications for an aging HIV populationJournal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.  15:284-298. 2016
    2016 Physical Activity and Cognitive Function in Older Adults: The Mediating Effect of Depressive Symptoms.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  48:E2-E12. 2016
    2016 Nursing workload in the acute-care setting: A concept analysis of nursing workload.Nursing Outlook.  64:244-254. 2016
    2016 Identifying Symptom Patterns in People Living With HIV Disease.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  27:121-132. 2016
    2016 Interventions for Cognitive Deficits in Breast Cancer Survivors Treated With Chemotherapy.Cancer Nursing.  40:E11-E27. 2016
    2016 The useful field of view assessment predicts simulated commercial motor vehicle driving safety.Traffic Injury Prevention.  17:763-769. 2016
    2016 A Description and Critical Analysis of the Therapeutic Uses of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation: Implications for Clinical Practice and Research.Nursing : Research and Reviews.  6:23-31. 2016
    2016 Falls among middle-aged women in the Women's Interagency HIV Study.Antiviral Therapy.  21:697-706. 2016
    2016 The Transfer of Cognitive Speed of Processing Training to Older Adults' Driving Mobility Across 5 Years.Journals of Gerontology, Series B.  71:87-97. 2016
    2015 Cognitive Deficits in Breast Cancer Survivors After Chemotherapy and Hormonal Therapy.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  47:302-312. 2015
    2015 The Physiological Mechanisms of Diabetes and Aging on Brain Health and Cognition: Implications for Nursing Practice and Research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  47:E12-E22. 2015
    2015 Feasibility of a Home-Based Speed of Processing Training Program in Middle-Aged and Older Adults With HIV.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  47:247-254. 2015
    2015 Feasibility of a home-based speed of processing training program in middle-aged and older adults with HIVJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2015
    2015 Rural adolescents perspectives on contextual influences of sexual risk behavior.JSTF Journal of Nursing and Health Care2015
    2015 Predictions of geriatric HIV in 2030.Lancet Infectious Diseases.  15:753-754. 2015
    2015 The Role of Employment on Neurocognitive Reserve in Adults With HIV: A Review of the Literature.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  26:316-329. 2015
    2015 2030 projections of geriatric HIV.Lancet Infectious Diseases2015
    2015 Memory training plus yoga for older adults.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  47:178-188. 2015
    2015 A phenomenological study of obesity and physical activity in southern African American older women.Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.  23:221-229. 2015
    2015 HIV neurocognitive impairment and aging: Perspectives on neurocognitive reserve and behavioral remediation/compensation strategies.Austin Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Cognitive Science2015
    2015 "Keep it simple": older African Americans' preferences for a health literacy intervention in HIV management.Patient Preference and Adherence.  9:217-223. 2015
    2015 HIV-Related Cognitive Dysfunction: Implications for Aging and Social WorkSocial Work in Mental Health.  13:553-570. 2015
    2015 Predicting Motor Vehicle Collisions in a Driving Simulator in Young Adults Using the Useful Field of View Assessment.Traffic Injury Prevention.  16:818-823. 2015
    2015 Predicting depressive symptoms and self-care in patients with heart failure.Health values.  39:77-87. 2015
    2015 The multiple stigma experience and quality of life in older gay men with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  26:24-35. 2015
    2014 Connecting the dots: could microbial translocation explain commonly reported symptoms in HIV disease?Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  25:483-495. 2014
    2014 The relationships among family management behaviors and asthma morbidity in maternal caregivers of children with asthma.Journal of Family Nursing.  20:442-461. 2014
    2014 "How much time do I have Doc?": Reflections on the lifespan of people with HIV.HIV Advance Research and Development2014
    2014 Attention and memory deficits in breast cancer survivors: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  46:274-284. 2014
    2014 Factors associated with depressive symptoms in patients with heart failure.Home Healthcare Nurse.  32:550-555. 2014
    2014 The synergistic effects of HIV, diabetes, and aging on cognition: implications for practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  46:292-305. 2014
    2014 Can Speed of Processing Training Ameliorate Depressive Symptomatology in Adults with HIV?Annals of Depression and Anxiety.  1. 2014
    2014 Comparing the effectiveness of video-assisted oral debriefing and oral debriefing alone on behaviors by undergraduate nursing students during high-fidelity simulation.Nurse Education in Practice.  14:479-484. 2014
    2014 Memory and attention deficits in breast survivors: Implications for practice and researchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2014
    2014 Searching for job satisfaction.Pediatric Nursing.  40:242. 2014
    2014 What Factors Influence the Relationship Between Feedback on Cognitive Performance and Subsequent Driving Self-Regulation?Journal of Applied Gerontology.  35:653-663. 2014
    2014 An overview of the biological and psychosocial context surrounding neurocognition in HIV.Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association.  20:117-124. 2014
    2014 Cognitive functioning and driving simulator performance in middle-aged and older adults with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  25:e11-e26. 2014
    2014 Predictors of driving avoidance and exposure following traumatic brain injury.Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.  29:185-192. 2014
    2014 Cognitive Functioning in Adults Aging with HIV: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of Cognitive Subtypes and Influential Factors.Journal of Clinical Research in HIV AIDS and Prevention..  1:155-169. 2014
    2014 Predictors of improvement following speed of processing training in middle-aged and older adults with HIV: a pilot study.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  46:23-33. 2014
    2014 Cognitive Consequences of Aging with HIV: Implications for Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation.Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation.  30:35-45. 2014
    2014 Coping styles with heart failure outcomes: A systematic reviewJournal of Nursing Education and Practice2014
    2014 Make It Like the Real World: Adolescents' Recommendations for the Design of a Digital HIV Prevention GameJournal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.  13:163-178. 2014
    2014 Research methods for graduate students: a practical framework to guide teachers and learners.Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  26:19-31. 2014
    2014 Solo versus collaborative sicentific writing models: Balancing the advantages adn disadvantages.Research Practitioner2014
    2013 The invisible elderly: lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender older adults.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  39:46-52. 2013
    2013 The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitation.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  45:306-316. 2013
    2013 The cognitive consequences of stigma, social withdrawal, and depression in adults aging with HIV.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  51:18-20. 2013
    2013 The relationship between computer experience and computerized cognitive test performance among older adults.Journals of Gerontology, Series B.  68:337-346. 2013
    2013 Trajectories of combined laboratory- and real world-based speed of processing in community-dwelling older adults: Predictors of functional consequencesJournal of Gerontology: Psychologicdal Sciences2013
    2013 Conducting an article critique for a quantitative research study: Perspectives for doctoral students and other novice readersNursing: Research and Reviews2013
    2013 Neurological and psychiatric diseases and their unique cognitive profiles: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  45:77-87. 2013
    2013 Role of parental autonomy support on self-determination in influencing diet and exercise motivation in older adolescentsNursing : Research and Reviews.  77-77. 2013
    2013 Improve sicentific writing by decreasing the cognitive load placed on readersResearch Practitioner2013
    2013 The impact of neuropsychological performance on everyday functioning between older and younger adults with and without HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:112-125. 2013
    2013 To write alone or not to write along, that is the questionNursing: Research and Reviews2013
    2013 Why people living with HIV/AIDS exclude individuals from their chosen familyNursing: Research and Reviews2013
    2013 Health numeracy and health literacy within the context of HIV disease managementNursing: Reserach and Reviews2013
    2013 Longitudinal relationships between subjective fatigue, cognitive function, and everyday functioning in old age.International Psychogeriatrics.  25:275-285. 2013
    2013 The impact of neuropsychological performance on everyday functioning between older and younger adults with and without HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2013
    2013 Assessing and treating forgetfulness and cognitive problems in adults with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:S40-S60. 2013
    2013 Digital gaming for HIV prevention with young adolescents.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:71-80. 2013
    2013 Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Mitigation Strategies of Cognitive Deficits in Aging with HIV: Implications for Practice and Research.ISRN Nursing.  2013:297173. 2013
    2013 Reasons why persons living with HIV include individuals in their chosen families.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:50-60. 2013
    2013 Role of parental autonomy support on self-determination in influencing diet and exercise motivation in older adolescentsNursing: Research and Reviews2013
    2013 Support, stigma, health, coping, and quality of life in older gay men with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  24:38-49. 2013
    2012 Caring for older adults with mild cognitive impairment: an update for nurses.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  38:22-35. 2012
    2012 Speed of processing training with middle-age and older adults with HIV: a pilot study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  23:500-510. 2012
    2012 Speed of processing training with middle-age and older adults with HIV: A pilot studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2012
    2012 Do social support, stigma, and social problem-solving skills predict depressive symptoms in persons with HIV? A mediation analysisResearch and Theory for Nursing Practice: An International Jouranl2012
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and researchPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  30:229-244. 2012
    2012 Neuroplasticity and successful cognitive aging: a brief overview for nursing.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  44:218-227. 2012
    2012 The impact of inflammation on cognitive function in older adults: implications for healthcare practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  44:206-217. 2012
    2012 HIV and aging: state of knowledge and areas of critical need for research. A report to the NIH Office of AIDS Research by the HIV and Aging Working Group.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  60 Suppl 1:S1-18. 2012
    2012 Report of the Office of AIDS Research Working Group on HIV and Aging.Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes2012
    2012 Troubles and triumphs of secondary data analyses: General guidelinesResearch Practitioner2012
    2012 Evaluating the feasibility and impact of interactive telephone technology and incentives when combined with a behavioral intervention for weight loss: A pilot studyNursing: Research and Reviews2012
    2012 Increasing cognitive reserve may promote successful cognitive aging.Nursing: Research and Reviews2012
    2012 Neuropsychology and cognitive health in healthy older adults: a brief overview for psychiatric nurses.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  50:30-37. 2012
    2012 Taking care of older adutls with Mild Cognitive Impairment: An upade for nurses.Journal of Gerontological Nursing2012
    2012 Biological perspectives: remember the thyroid.Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.  48:65-69. 2012
    2012 Remember the thyroidPerspectives in Psychiatric Care2012
    2012 The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: Recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitationJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2012
    2012 An overview of nonpathological geroneuropsychology: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  44:43-53. 2012
    2012 Do social support, stigma, and social problem-solving skills predict depressive symptoms in people living with HIV? A mediation analysis.Scholarly Inquiry for Nursing Practice.  26:182-204. 2012
    2011 Nursing around the world: A perspective on growing concerns and the shortage of careNursing: Research and Reviews2011
    2011 Cognitive and Everyday Functioning in Older and Younger Adults with and without HIV.Clinical Gerontologist.  34:413-426. 2011
    2011 Sleep and cognition on everyday functioning in older adults: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  43:261-271. 2011
    2011 Sleep and cognition on everyday functioning in older adults: Implications for nursing practice and researchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2011
    2011 THE EFFECT OF COMPUTER EXPERIENCE, ANXIETY, AND ATTITUDES ON COMPUTERIZED COGNITIVE TEST PERFORMANCE AMONG OLDER ADULTSEuropean Journal of Neurology.  18:76-76. 2011
    2011 Comorbidities and cognitive functioning: implications for nursing research and practice.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  43:215-224. 2011
    2011 Antipsychotics and the "Fast-Off"theoryPerspectives in Psychiatric Care2011
    2011 Biological perspectives. Antipsychotics and the "fast-off" theory.Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.  47:160-162. 2011
    2011 Aging, HIV and wellness: Augmenting the components of successful agingAging Health.  7:435-446. 2011
    2011 The impact of feedback on self-rated driving ability and driving self-regulation among older adults.Gerontologist.  51:367-378. 2011
    2011 Cognitive prescriptions.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  37:22-29. 2011
    2011 Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  43:36-50. 2011
    2011 Aging with HIV: a cross-sectional study of comorbidity prevalence and clinical characteristics across decades of life.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  22:17-25. 2011
    2011 Religion, spirituality, and older adults with HIV: critical personal and social resources for an aging epidemic.Clinical Interventions in Aging.  6:101-109. 2011
    2011 Successful aging and the epidemiology of HIV.Clinical Interventions in Aging.  6:181-192. 2011
    2010 A comparison of spirituality and religiousness in older and younger adults with and without HIVAmerican Journal of Pastoral Counseling.  12:273-287. 2010
    2010 Aging, speed of processing training, and everyday functioning: Implications for practice and researchActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  34:276-291. 2010
    2010 The future of cognitive remediation training in older adults.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  42:255-264. 2010
    2010 Comparison of Older and Younger Adults With and Without HIV on Neuropsychological and Everyday FunctioningArchives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  25:483-483. 2010
    2010 Indicators of Self-rated Driving across 3 Years among a Community-based Sample of Older Adults.Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.  13:307-314. 2010
    2010 The Effect of a Speed of Processing Intervention on Adults with HIVArchives of Clinical Neuropsychology.  25:519-519. 2010
    2010 The role of religiosity in mediating biopsychosocial outcomes in homosexuals and heterosexuals with HIV: A structural equation modeling comparison studyAmerican Journal of Pastoral Counseling.  12:209-223. 2010
    2010 Practical implications of Procedural and Emotional Religion Activity Therapy for nursing.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  36:22-29. 2010
    2010 Protecting cognitive functioning across the lifespan: A multifactorial perspective on neuroplasticity and cognitive reserveJournal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services2010
    2010 A model of cognitive decline and suicidal ideation in adults aging with HIV.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  42:150-156. 2010
    2010 Interpreting evidence from structural equation modeling in nursing practiceNt Research.  15:275-284. 2010
    2010 Driving-Related Cognitive Performance in Older Adults with Pharmacologically Treated Cardiovascular Disease.Clinical Gerontologist.  33:109-123. 2010
    2010 How neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve protect cognitive functioning.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  48:23-30. 2010
    2010 Implications of positive and negative neuroplasticity on cognition in HIV.Medical Science Monitor.  16:HY3-HY5. 2010
    2010 Aging with HIV: clinical considerations for an emerging population.American Journal of Nursing.  110:42-47. 2010
    2010 Challenges of depression and suicidal ideation associated with aging with HIV/AIDS: implications for social work.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  53:159-175. 2010
    2010 Spaced retrieval technique--a cognitive tool for social workers and their clients.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  53:148-158. 2010
    2009 Speed of processing in older adults: a cognitive overview for nursing.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  41:290-297. 2009
    2009 The emerging role of cognitive remediation therapyActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  33:17-30. 2009
    2009 The role of religiosity in mediating biopsychosocial outcomes between African Americans and Caucasians with HIVAmerican Journal of Pastoral Counseling.  11:312-327. 2009
    2009 Successful aging with HIV: a brief overview for nursing.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  35:19-25. 2009
    2009 Barriers to successful aging with HIV: A brief overview for nursingJournal of Gerontological Nursing2009
    2009 Factors affecting empowerment and sexual decision-making in HIV-positve African American womenPsychological Reports2009
    2009 Managing and treating urinary incontinence, 2nd Edition (book review)Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics2009
    2009 The effects of memory, reasoning, and speed of processing on falls in community-dwelling older adults.Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics2009
    2009 Awareness of functional difficulties in mild cognitive impairment: a multidomain assessment approach.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  57:978-984. 2009
    2009 Mild cognitive impairment and everyday function: an investigation of driving performance.Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology.  22:87-94. 2009
    2009 Positive and negative neuroplasticity: implications for age-related cognitive declines.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  35:11-17. 2009
    2009 The neuropsychology of HIV/AIDS in older adults.Neuropsychology Review.  19:263-272. 2009
    2009 Suicidal ideation, hardiness, and successful aging with HIV: considerations for nursing.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  35:27-33. 2009
    2009 A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision making in HIV-positive African-American women.Psychological Reports.  104:482-488. 2009
    2009 Do older drivers at-risk for crashes modify their driving over time?Journals of Gerontology, Series B.  64:163-170. 2009
    2009 Technology, cognitive remediation, and nursing: directions for successful cognitive aging.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  35:50-56. 2009
    2009 Factors of cognitive complaints in adults with HIV: A structural equation model analysisOccupational Therapy in Mental Health.  25:4-25. 2009
    2009 Parenting, autonomy and self-care of adolescents with Type 1 diabetes.Child: Care, Health and Development.  35:79-88. 2009
    2008 Service utilization and cognitive complaints in adults with HIV: Results from a statewide surveyJournal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.  7:175-194. 2008
    2008 Spiritual expressions of coping in adults with HIV: Implications for successful agingJournal of Religion in Disability and Rehabilitation.  12:37-57. 2008
    2008 The effects of anger on psychomotor performance in adults with HIVSocial Work in Mental Health.  6:83-98. 2008
    2008 A structural equation model of religious activities on biopsychosocial outcomes in adults with HIVAmerican Journal of Pastoral Counseling.  10:328-349. 2008
    2008 Hope, Self-Efficacy, and Functional Recovery After Knee and Hip Replacement SurgeryRehabilitation Psychology.  53:521-529. 2008
    2008 Suicidal ideation in adults aging with HIV: neurological and cognitive considerations.Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services.  46:33-38. 2008
    2008 THE BIOPSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH SPIRITUALITY, AGING, AND HIVGerontologist.  48:620-620. 2008
    2008 A model of suicidal ideation in adults aging with HIV.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  19:375-384. 2008
    2008 Mental stimulation, neural plasticity, and aging: directions for nursing research and practice.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  40:241-249. 2008
    2008 Biological perspectives incarcerated care and quetiapine abuse.Perspectives in Psychiatric Care.  44:202-206. 2008
    2008 Dissociations in visual attention deficits among persons with mild cognitive impairment.Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition.  15:492-505. 2008
    2008 Biopsychosocial benefits of spirituality in adults aging with HIV: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Holistic Nursing.  26:119-125. 2008
    2008 Promoting successful aging with HIV through hardiness: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  34:22-29. 2008
    2008 Client perceptions of satisfaction with AIDS services: an instrument development.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  19:228-234. 2008
    2008 Procedural memory and emotional attachment in Alzheimer disease: implications for meaningful and engaging activities.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  40:96-102. 2008
    2008 Self-reported cognitive ability and global cognitive performance in adults with HIV.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  40:6-13. 2008
    2008 Aging with HIV: Psychological, social, and health issues [book review]Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics2008
    2008 Assessing the clinical value of cognitive appraisal in adults aging with HIV.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  34:36-41. 2008
    2008 Hardiness, successful aging, and HIV: implications for social work.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  51:260-283. 2008
    2008 Incarcerated care and quetiapine abusePerspectives in Psychiatric Care2008
    2008 THE RELATIONSHIP OF MEMORY, REASONING, AND SPEED OF PROCESSING ON FALLING AMONG OLDER ADULTS.Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  27:212-228. 2008
    2008 The role of hope and self-efficacy on functional recovery after knee and hip replacement surgeryRehabilitation Psychology2008
    2007 Correlates of individual physical activities in older adultsActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  31:1-21. 2007
    2007 Olfactory and psychomotor symptoms in HIV and aging: potential precursors to cognitive loss.Medical Science Monitor.  13:SC1-SC3. 2007
    2007 Spiritual and religious implications of aging with HIV: A conceptual and methodological reviewJournal of Religious Gerontology.  19:21-42. 2007
    2007 Spaced Retrieval for enhancing memory: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  33:46-52. 2007
    2007 Cognitive remediation therapies for older adults: implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.  39:226-231. 2007
    2007 Predictors of cognitive ability in adults aging with HIV: A pilot studyClinical Gerontologist.  30:83-101. 2007
    2007 The accelerate study: The longitudinal effect of speed of processing training on cognitive performance of older adultsRehabilitation Psychology.  52:89-96. 2007
    2007 Addressing risk factors of cognitive impairment in adults aging with HIV: a social work model.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  49:51-77. 2007
    2007 Spiritual and religious implications of aging with HIV: A review and conceptual designJournal of Religion, Spirituality and Aging2007
    2006 Spirituality of living and aging with HIV: A pilot studyJournal of Religious Gerontology.  19:57-74. 2006
    2006 A review of metacognition in aging with HIV.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  103:693-696. 2006
    2006 The relationship between HIV disclosure and adjustment.Psychological Reports.  99:659-663. 2006
    2006 A proposed model of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in older adultsActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  30:61-79. 2006
    2006 Promoting successful cognitive aging in adults with HIV: strategies for intervention.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  32:34-41. 2006
    2006 Chemosensory declines in older adults with HIV: identifying interventions.Journal of Gerontological Nursing.  32:42-48. 2006
    2006 Predictors of driving exposure and avoidance in a field study of older drivers from the state of Maryland.Accident Analysis and Prevention.  38:823-831. 2006
    2006 Predictors of falling in older Maryland drivers: a structural-equation model.Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.  14:254-269. 2006
    2006 Development and evaluation of home-based speed-of-processing training for older adults.Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.  87:757-763. 2006
    2006 A brief review of selected cognitive remediation therapies for older adultsPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  24:15-32. 2006
    2006 Relationship between duration of HIV disease and diagnostic history.Psychological Reports.  98:536-540. 2006
    2006 Self-rated emotional health in adults with and without HIV.Psychological Reports.  98:106-108. 2006
    2006 Self-rated emotional health in HIV-positive and HIV-negative adultsPsychological Reports2006
    2005 Cognitive complaints in adults aging with HIV: A pilot studyPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  24:35-51. 2005
    2005 Biomarkers of speed of processing training gains in older adultsGerontologist.  45:612-612. 2005
    2005 Reliability and validity of useful field of view test scores as administered by personal computer.Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology.  27:529-543. 2005
    2005 The effects of physical activity and sedentary behavior on cognitive health in older adults.Journal of Aging and Physical Activity.  13:294-313. 2005
    2005 Sleep disturbances and psychomotor decline in HIV.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  100:1004-1010. 2005
    2005 The impact of speed of processing training on cognitive and everyday performance.Aging and Mental Health.  9:262-271. 2005
    2005 Arthritic pain, aging, and psychomotor decline in people with HIV.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  100:330-332. 2005
    2005 Sleep disturbances associated with age and HIV.Psychological Reports.  96:433-434. 2005
    2005 Speed of processing training in older veteran drivers.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  53:S15-S15. 2005
    2005 Strengths and distress in adults who are aging with HIV: a pilot study.Psychological Reports.  96:383-386. 2005
    2005 Procedural and Emotional Religious Activity Therapy: Connecting Cognition and Affective Aspects of Alzheimer's DiseaseActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  29:27-45. 2005
    2005 Successful aging with HIV: A biopsychosocial overviewRehab and Community Care Medicine2005
    2004 Chemosensory loss in adults aging with HIV.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  99:1087-1090. 2004
    2004 Reconciling successful aging with HIV: A biopsychosocial overviewJournal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services.  3:59-78. 2004
    2004 Measurement of leisure time satisfaction in family caregivers.Aging and Mental Health.  8:450-459. 2004
    2004 Cortical and subcortical dynamics of aging with HIV infection.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  98:647-655. 2004
    2004 Medical and psychosocial predictors of falling and balance in community-dwelling older adults.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  52:S43-S43. 2004
    2004 Physiological and psychosocial predictors of speed of processing in older community-dwelling adults.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  52:S43-S43. 2004
    2004 Activity Therapy as a Vehicle for Resetting the Biological Rhythm in Adults with Alzheimer's DiseaseActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  28:1-16. 2004
    2004 Cognitive skills: Training, maintenance, and daily usageEncyclopedia of Applied Psychology: Volume 12004
    2003 Competing hypotheses of missing data among older adults.Psychological Reports.  92:963-964. 2003
    2003 Strengths and barriers in conducting research among older adults with HIV.Psychological Reports.  92:949-950. 2003
    2003 Implications of olfactory stimulation in activities for adults with age-related dementiaActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  27:17-25. 2003
    2003 Predictors of agitation in nursing home residents.Journals of Gerontology, Series B.  58:P129-P137. 2003
    2003 Introduction to the special section on Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer's Caregiver Health (REACH)Psychology and Aging2003
    2003 Montessori Improved Cognitive Domains in Adults with Alzheimer'S DiseasePhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  20:19-33. 2003
    2003 The relationship of naturalistic factors of agitation in nursing home residentsJournals of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences2003
    2002 Effects of cognitive training interventions with older adults: a randomized controlled trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  288:2271-2281. 2002
    2002 The short-term effects of music therapy on different types of agitation in adults with alzheimer’sActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  26:27-33. 2002
    2001 Montessori methods yield cognitive gains in alzheimer's day caresActivities, Adaptation and Aging.  24:1-22. 2001
    2000 Caregiver skills training in problem solvingAlzheimer’s Care Quarterly2000
    1999 Considering olfactory stimulation for adults with age-related dementia.Perceptual and Motor Skills.  88:398-400. 1999
    1996 Geophysical variables and behavior: LXXXL. Testing the lunar hypothesis with rural behavioral reports.Psychological Reports.  79:1080-1082. 1996
    1995 Barriers and aids in conducting research with older homeless individuals.Psychological Reports.  76:783-786. 1995
    1995 Belief in lunar effects on human behavior.Psychological Reports.  76:32-34. 1995
    1995 A portrait of older homeless men: Identifying hopelessness and adaptationJournal of Social Distress and the Homeless.  4:57-71. 1995
    1994 Barriers to use of services by older homeless people.Psychological Reports.  75:1377-1378. 1994
    1993 Traits of volunteers preferred by older adults.Psychological Reports.  73:1246. 1993
    A pilot study assessing anxiety between active and observation groups in simulation.Nursing Education Perspectives
    A systematic review of vagus nerve stimulation and its association with inflammation and cognition: A potential treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorders.Neurobiology of Disease
    Cognitive reserve over the lifespan: Neurocognitive implications for aging with HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Health-related quality of life in cystic fibrosis: A concept analysis.Journal of Nursing Doctoral Students Scholarship
    Improvements in functional outcomes in breast cancer survivors: Results of the SOAR Study.Breast Cancer Research and Treatment
    Leisure activities and neurocognitive functioning in adults aging with HIV.Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society
    Longitudinal study of falls among women with or at risk of HIV infection: Results from the Women's Interagency HIV Study.Antiviral Therapy
    Olfactory dysfunction in aging African American and Caucasian men with HIV: A pilot studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Olfactory dysfunction in aging African American and Caucasian men with HIV: A pilot study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Prevalence and predictors of non-antiretroviral medications that may impact neurocognition: A Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) analysis.Journal of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndromes
    Prevalence of falls among older women in the Women's Interagency HIV StudyAntiviral Therapy
    Resilience attenuates the association between neurocognitive functioning and IADL declines in people living with HIV in the Deep South.International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
    Targeting HIV-related neurocognitive impairments with cognitive training strategies: Insights from the cognitive aging literature.Current Topics in Behaviroal Neuroscience
    The association of sCD14, IL-6, and D-dimer with GI symptoms among HIV infected and uninfected veterans.AIDS Patient Care and STDs
    The effect of transcranial direct current stimulation combined with cognitive training on cognitive functioning in older adults with HIV: A pilot study.Applied Neuropsychology: Adult
    The ketogenic diet as a non-pharmacological treatment for HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder.Journal of the Association of Nursing in AIDS Care

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 Introduction to psychotropic medications 2015
    2013 Processing speed and the digit symbol substitution test in schizophrenia.  125-151. 2013
    2012 Introduction to Psychotropic Drugs 2012
    2011 Introduction to psychotropic drugs 2011
    2009 Aging and the person infected with HIV 2009
    2009 The entangled concept of empowerment on HIV risk in African American women 2009
    2007 The Older Adult Driver.  423-427. 2007
    2007 Does driving benefit quality of life among older drivers? 2007
    2005 Spiritual activities for adults with alzheimer's disease: The cognitive components of dementia and religion.  109-130. 2005
    2004 Aging and the brain 2004
    2004 Reconciling successful aging with HIV: A biopsychosocial overview 2004
    2004 Spiritual activities for adults with Alzheimer’s disease: The cognitive components of dementia and religion 2004

    Research Overview

  • In 2001, I realized that highly active antiretroviral therapy was changing the demographic profile of HIV. Now, we are witnessing this change with the graying of the epidemic. In fact, by 2015 half of those with HIV will be 50 and older. Sadly, many older adults with HIV express a cognitive frailty phenotype that interferes with everyday functioning, quality of life, and healthcare. Although I publish across disciplines, I focus primarily in nursing since nurses are on the frontline in providing health care to these adults.
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