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

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    2019 Predictors of smoking cessation among people living with HIV receiving routine clinical careAIDS Care2019
    2018 A summative evaluation of productivity and accomplishments of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program participantsJournal of Professional Nursing.  34:289-295. 2018
    2018 A Text Messaging Intervention to Support Option B+ in Kenya: A Qualitative StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  29:287-299. 2018
    2018 A text-messaging intervention to support Option B+ in Kenya: A qualitative studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2018
    2018 Advancing the Science and Practice of Medication AdherenceJournal of General Internal Medicine.  33:216-222. 2018
    2018 Preparing students for interprofessional work in the global village: The role of nurse educatorsTeaching in nursing and the role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development, 2nd edition2018
    2017 Perceptions in brain health and cognition in older African Americans with HIV: A focus group studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2017
    2017 Perceptions of Brain Health and Cognition in Older African Americans and Caucasians With HIV: A Focus Group StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:862-876. 2017
    2017 Feedback on a Multimodal Cognitive Intervention for Adults Aging With HIV: A Focus Group StudyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  28:685-697. 2017
    2017 Feedback on multi-modal cognitive intervention for adults aging with HIV: A focus group studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2017
    2017 Retail Clinic Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Barriers, and Practice Recommendations: Human Papillomavirus VaccineJournal for Nurse Practitioners.  13:e241-e244. 2017
    2017 Retail clinic NP knowledge, barriers, and practice recommendations: HPV vaccineJournal for Nurse Practitioners2017
    2016 Coping Strategies of Nurses in a Palliative Care UnitJournal- National Black Nurses Association.  27:50-54. 2016
    2016 Coping strategies of nurses in a palliative care unitThe Journal of the National Black Nurses Association2016
    2016 A Qualitative Study on Health Numeracy and Patient–Provider Communication of Laboratory Numbers in Older African Americans with HIVJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  27:826-834. 2016
    2016 A process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curriculaNurse Educator2016
    2016 Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curriculaNurse Educator.  41:37-40. 2016
    2015 “keep it simple”: Older African Americans’ preferences for a health literacy intervention in HIV managementPatient Preference and Adherence.  9:217-223. 2015
    2014 A comparison of sexual health and sexual pressure among young African American and Caucasian womenJournal of health disparities research and practice2014
    2014 Make it like the real world: Adolescents' recommendations for the design of a digital HIV prevention gameJournal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services2014
    2014 Global perspectives on nursing leadership: Lessons learned from an International nursing and health care leadership development program.Journal 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
    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 Care.  24:112-125. 2013
    2013 The impact of neuropsychological performance on everyday functioning between older and younger adults with and without HIVJournal of the American Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2013
    2013 Women with viral STIs face dilemmas in negotiating condom use and would like direct safe sex advice from cliniciansEvidence-Based Nursing.  16:9-10. 2013
    2013 Health numeracy and health literacy within the context of management of patients with human immunodeficiency virusNursing: Research and Reviews2013
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and researchPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics2012
    2012 Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and researchPhysical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics.  30:229-244. 2012
    2012 The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young Urban women's condom useResearch in Nursing and Health.  35:4-14. 2012
    2012 The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young urban women's condom useResearch in Nursing & Health.2012
    2011 Cameroonian preadolescents' perspectives of an HIV prevention interventionWorld Journal of AIDS2011
    2011 Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and researchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing2011
    2011 Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and researchJournal of Neuroscience Nursing.  43:36-50. 2011
    2010 Piloting an HIV prevention intervention for Cameroonian girlsJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care2010
    2009 The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult african-american and caucasian womenDissertation Abstracts International.2009
    2009 A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision making in HIV-positive African-American womenPsychological Reports.  104:482-488. 2009
    2008 The entangled concept of empowerment on HIV risk in African American womenIn F. Columbus (ed.). Female African Americans and Health Research. New York: Nova Publishers2008
    A qualitative study on health numeracy and provider-patient communication in older African Americans with HIVJournal of Health Communication
    Adherence: Current concepts and future directionsJournal of General Internal Medicine
    Community responses to voluntary medical male circumcision in selected provinces of ZambiaAfrican Journal of AIDS Research
    Exploring cervical cancer screening through the Health Belief Model lens: Implications for women living with HIVNursing for Women's Health
    Health literacy and readability in surgery: A qualitative systematic reviewJAMA Surgery
    Health literacy, health numeracy, and HIV knowledge as correlates of HIV biomarkers and biomarker recall in HIV-infected patientsJournal of HIV/AIDS Research
    Health literacy, health numeracy, and HIV knowledge as correlates of HIV biomarkers and biomarker recall in HIV-infected patientsHealth Education & Behavior
    Health numeracy: A concept analysisJournal of Advanced Nursing
    Older African Americans' preferences for an intervention to promote antihypertensive medication adherence: A focus group studyJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
    Perspectives of people living with HIV toward health care providers: Insights into multicultural health literacyGlobal Qualitative Nursing Research
    Working with potential users in the development of a sexual health video game for rural adolescentsApplied Nursing Research

    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