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Michael V. Relf, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, AACRN, CNE, FAAN
2009 -- PubMed # : 19519241 A qualitative analysis of partner selection, HIV serostatus disclosure, and sexual behaviors among HIV-positive urban men. AIDS Educ Prev. 21(3); 280-97
2009 -- PubMed # : 19413497 HIV medical care provider practices for reducing high-risk sexual behavior: results of a qualitative study. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 23(5); 347-56
2009 -- Critical care nursing practice: An integration of caring, competence, commitment and excellence. In Critical Care Nursing: A Holistic Approach. edited by Morton, P. G. and D. K. Fontaine, D. K.. 2009; : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. 2009
2008 -- PubMed # : 19157242 The impact of acculturation on Latinos' perceived barriers to HIV primary care. Ethn Dis. Autumn, 2008 18(4); 403-8
2008 -- PubMed # : 18569359 Health literacy of HIV-positive individuals enrolled in an outreach intervention: results of a cross-site analysis. J Health Commun. 13(3); 287-302
2008 -- PubMed # : 18462072 Antiretroviral drug resistance among treatment-naïve HIV-1-infected persons in Washington, D.C. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 22(6); 445-8
2008 -- Remedy our shortage of nurses [Commentary]. The Baltimore Sun. May 5, 2008 5 May 2008 9A
2007 -- PubMed # : 17428185 Utilization of health care services in hard-to-reach marginalized HIV-infected individuals. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 21(3); 177-86
2007 -- PubMed # : 16940819 HIV and pregnancy: considerations for nursing practice. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. January, 2007 31(4); 233-40; quiz 241-2
2007 -- HIV/AIDS Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice. 2007
More than 12 faculty and staff members, and several PhD alumni and students presented at the 2016 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research presented by the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) in Washington, D.C. This year's event focused on Determinants of Health and their implications for nursing science and health policy.
The following faculty, staff and PhD alumni and students presented at the conference:
The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Office of Global and Community Health Initiatives recently welcomed 21 students representing Barbados, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands and the Philippines. These students were joined by seven DUSON students for the inaugural two-week N555 course entitled “Exploring Patterns of Global Health and Illness.”
Michael Relf was invited to participate with the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) as a subject matter expert on HIV-related stigma. He will also serve with a sub-committee of PACHA to formulate recommendations as part of the Stigma Reduction Summit.
PACHA is a Federal Advisory Committee that provides advice, information and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services regarding programs, policies, and research to promote effective treatment, prevention and cure of HIV disease and AIDS.
Michael Relf co-authored a policy brief entitled "Engaging the voice of women in HIV prevention, care and treatment" that is featured in an American Academy of Nursing press release entitled "
The Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON) Center for Nursing Research announced the winners of the 2016 Small Grant Award. Leigh Ann Simmons, Schenita Randolph, Michael Relf and Elijah Onsomue, Sophia Smith and Deb Allen, and Ryan Shaw won research funding totaling nearly $80,000. The projects range from dietary intervention during pregnancy to testing mHealth technology.
James "Les" Harmon served as the guest editor for the May/June issue of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, which is a special issue on workforce development related to HIV/AIDS.
Also included in this issue are two publications written by DUSON faculty and staff:
Michael Relf and Harmon co-authored an article entitled "Entry-level competencies required of primary care nurse practitioners providing HIV specialty care: A national practice validation study."
DNP Alumni Miyesha Cheeks and faculty members Michael Relf and Susan Silva published an article entitled "A Quality Improvement Project to Increase Early Detection of Syphilis Infection or Re-infection in HIV-infected Men Who Have Sex With Men" in the March-April issue of the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
Michael Relf was recently appointed by the National League for Nursing (NLN) president to the NLN Strategic Action Group on Global Initiatives.
Michael Relf co-authored an article entitled "Optimizing nursing and midwifery practice in Rwanda" in the Rwanda Journal Series F: Medicine and Health Sciences. The manuscript is the result of his involvement in the HRH Rwanda program.
Africa has had a hold on Jane Blood-Siegfried, PhD, RN, CPNP, ever since she was a girl, when she lived in Liberia with her family and, among other things, cared for a succession of orphaned baby chimpanzees, one of whom slept in a crib in her room and occasionally clambered up onto her bed and plucked the rollers out of her hair. Her family left Liberia, where her father had been stationed as a U.S. State Department official building schools, when she was