John Nelson, PhD, CNS, CPNP
John A. Nelson, PhD, CNS, CPNP, is the Program Director of the AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) National Coordinating Resource Center (NCRC) as well as the Principal Investigator of the HRSA-funded Special Project of National Significance, Improving Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Testing and Treatment among People with HIV or at Risk for HIV, at the Rutgers School of Nursing.
John has a BA from Washington University in St. Louis, an MSN (pediatric clinical nurse specialist) from Yale University, a post-master's pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) certification from Columbia University, and a PhD in Nursing from New York University.
John began providing care to HIV-infected adolescents in 1989 at Montefiore Medical Center after completing his MSN. After 24 years of providing direct care to HIV-infected and HIV at-risk adolescents and young adults in hospital-based, school-based, and community-based settings in New York, John began his work at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Center, Rutgers School of Nursing in his current role.
John has published journal articles on issues including LGBT adolescents, HIV and adolescents, sexually transmitted infections, anal dysplasia in YMSM, and HIV care continuum outcomes of rural U.S. residents.
As Program Director of the AETC NCRC, John is responsible for the continued growth and development of the AETC NCRC.
8/16/2021AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, Mountain West AETC, National Clinician Consultation Center, New England AETC, Northeast/Caribbean AETC, Southeast AETC
6/9/2020AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, South Central AETC
5/31/2018 (11/29/2019)AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, Northeast/Caribbean AETC, South Central AETC, New England AETC, MidAtlantic AETC, Southeast AETC, National Clinician Consultation CenterNew York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors, HRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau
3/9/2018 (11/29/2019)New England AETC, Connecticut Regional Partner - Yale, AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, National Clinician Consultation Center, Northeast/Caribbean AETC, Southeast AETC, South Central AETC, MidAtlantic AETCHRSA HIV/AIDS Bureau, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors
8/25/2016 (1/10/2020)AETC National Coordinating Resource Center, Alabama AETC, Alaska AETC, Arizona Local Partner, North Florida AETC, The University of Kansas (Covering Kansas and Nebraska), Midwest AETC, Mountain West AETC, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, ECHO Institute / Project ECHO - NM Regional Partner, Oregon AETC, Pacific AETC, South Central AETC, Southeast AETC, U.S. Virgin Islands, Wyoming AETC
10/24/2014AETC National Coordinating Resource Center