Positions

Overview

  • Dr. C. Ann Gakumo is internationally known for her research in addressing health disparities and low health literacy in African Americans living with HIV. In addition to her research, she has made significant contributions in advancing health literacy initiatives and global health into health professional education
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Predictors of smoking cessation among people living with HIV receiving routine clinical care 2019
    2018 A summative evaluation of productivity and accomplishments of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program participants 2018
    2018 A Text Messaging Intervention to Support Option B+ in Kenya: A Qualitative Study 2018
    2018 A text-messaging intervention to support Option B+ in Kenya: A qualitative study 2018
    2018 Advancing the Science and Practice of Medication Adherence 2018
    2018 Preparing students for interprofessional work in the global village: The role of nurse educators 2018
    2017 Perceptions in brain health and cognition in older African Americans with HIV: A focus group study 2017
    2017 Perceptions of Brain Health and Cognition in Older African Americans and Caucasians With HIV: A Focus Group Study 2017
    2017 Feedback on a Multimodal Cognitive Intervention for Adults Aging With HIV: A Focus Group Study 2017
    2017 Feedback on multi-modal cognitive intervention for adults aging with HIV: A focus group study 2017
    2017 Retail Clinic Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Barriers, and Practice Recommendations: Human Papillomavirus Vaccine 2017
    2017 Retail clinic NP knowledge, barriers, and practice recommendations: HPV vaccine 2017
    2016 Coping Strategies of Nurses in a Palliative Care Unit 2016
    2016 Coping strategies of nurses in a palliative care unit 2016
    2016 A Qualitative Study on Health Numeracy and Patient–Provider Communication of Laboratory Numbers in Older African Americans with HIV 2016
    2016 A process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2016
    2016 Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula 2016
    2015 “keep it simple”: Older African Americans’ preferences for a health literacy intervention in HIV management 2015
    2014 A comparison of sexual health and sexual pressure among young African American and Caucasian women 2014
    2014 Make it like the real world: Adolescents' recommendations for the design of a digital HIV prevention game 2014
    2014 Global perspectives on nursing leadership: Lessons learned from an International nursing and health care leadership development program. 2014
    2014 Make It Like the Real World: Adolescents' Recommendations for the Design of a Digital HIV Prevention Game 2014
    2013 The Impact of Neuropsychological Performance on Everyday Functioning Between Older and Younger Adults With and Without HIV 2013
    2013 The impact of neuropsychological performance on everyday functioning between older and younger adults with and without HIV 2013
    2013 Women with viral STIs face dilemmas in negotiating condom use and would like direct safe sex advice from clinicians 2013
    2013 Health numeracy and health literacy within the context of management of patients with human immunodeficiency virus 2013
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and research 2012
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and research 2012
    2012 The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young Urban women's condom use 2012
    2012 The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young urban women's condom use 2012
    2011 Cameroonian preadolescents' perspectives of an HIV prevention intervention 2011
    2011 Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and research 2011
    2011 Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and research 2011
    2010 Piloting an HIV prevention intervention for Cameroonian girls 2010
    2009 The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult african-american and caucasian women 2009
    2009 A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision making in HIV-positive African-American women 2009
    2008 The entangled concept of empowerment on HIV risk in African American women 2008
    A qualitative study on health numeracy and provider-patient communication in older African Americans with HIV
    Adherence: Current concepts and future directions
    Community responses to voluntary medical male circumcision in selected provinces of Zambia
    Exploring cervical cancer screening through the Health Belief Model lens: Implications for women living with HIV
    Health literacy and readability in surgery: A qualitative systematic review
    Health literacy, health numeracy, and HIV knowledge as correlates of HIV biomarkers and biomarker recall in HIV-infected patients
    Health literacy, health numeracy, and HIV knowledge as correlates of HIV biomarkers and biomarker recall in HIV-infected patients
    Health numeracy: A concept analysis
    Older African Americans' preferences for an intervention to promote antihypertensive medication adherence: A focus group study
    Perspectives of people living with HIV toward health care providers: Insights into multicultural health literacy
    Working with potential users in the development of a sexual health video game for rural adolescents

    Research Overview

  • Health literacy; health disparities; racial disparities; HIV; medication adherence; treatment adherence; chronic disease management; comorbidities; older adults; peer-based social support; mHealth; technological approaches; intervention development; culturally-tailored interventions; health numeracy; health communication; patient-centered outcomes; leadership in nursing; workforce diversity; health policy; advocacy; social isolation
  • Teaching Activities

  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR321L - Nursing Skills Development II (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR447L - Synthesis and Assim Practicum (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR528 - Pathophysiology for AMNP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR311L - Nursing Skills Development I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR410 - Evidence-Based Practice in Nur (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR490 - Independent Study in Nursing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR327L - Concepts Adult Hlth Nur I Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR313L - Concepts Professional Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NUR383 - Health Literacy (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR798 - Research Practicum (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR484 - Sem II:Serv Lrning Proj Dev/SL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR368 - Sem I:Intr Nur Schlr/Inform/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR486 - Sem III: Proj Implement/SL (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR502L - Foundations Clinical Practice (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR355 - Foundations Professional Nur (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • NUR355 - Foundations Professional Nur (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR435 - Nursing of the Adult (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR512 - Patho Adv Generalist (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR355 - Foundations Professional Nur (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR356L - Foundations Prof Nur Practicum (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • NUR456L - Leader Management Practicum (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • Awards And Honors

  • President's Diversity Champion Award (Faculty category), 2017
  • Summer Expo Award in Health Sciences Research (Research Mentor), 2016
  • Butler Williams Scholar, 2016
  • Top 5 Most Highly Cited Papers (2014 - 2016) Co-author, 2016
  • Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member, 2015
  • Nominee, Dean's Innovation in Teaching Award, 2015
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar, 2014
  • Top Abstract Submission, Behavioral Science Category, 2014
  • Nominee, Early Career Investigator Award, 2013
  • Nominee, Dean's Academic Nursing Early Career Award, 2013
  • Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institutional Award, 2012
  • Recognized among Who's Who in Alabama, 2011
  • Nominee, Health Literacy Innovative Program Award, 2011
  • Health Disparities Research Training Award Scholar, 2010
  • Early and Translational Investigator Mentorship Nominee, 2010
  • Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Postdoctoral Award Recipient, 2009
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award in PhD/ Nursing, 2009
  • Listed among "Who's Who in Birmingham", 2009
  • Poster Award Recipient, 2009
  • 1st Place Podium Presentation Award, 2008
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Scholarship, 2008
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Nursing Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, 2008
  • Birmingham Regional Organization of Nurse Leaders' Graduate Scholarship, 2008
  • Alabama State Nurses Association Graduate Scholarship, 2008
  • Alabama Nurses Foundation Graduate Scholarship, 2008
  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Diversity Mentorship Scholarship, 2007
  • Eileen Marie Mahan Endowed Nursing Scholarship, 2007
  • Marie O'Koren Nursing Scholarship, 2007
  • Mable E. Lamb Endowed Nursing Scholarship, 2006
  • Alabama Board of Nursing Post Baccalaureate Scholarship, 2006
  • Gladys Farmer Colvin Endowed Nursing Scholarship, 2006
  • Benjamin & Roberta Russell Endowed Nursing Scholarship, 2006
  • Full Name

  • C Ann Gakumo