Carol Dawson-Rose, RN, PhD, FAAN


Ph.D., 1999 - Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
M.S., 1994 - Nursing (Community Health Systems), University of California, San Francisco
B.S., 1991 - Nursing, University of California, San Francisco
Honors and Awards
  • President, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2019-2021
  • President's Award for Service, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2016
  • Member, AIDS Research Institute Executive Committee, 2013-2016
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2011
  • Research Award, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 2011
  1. Implementation Science Protocol: evaluating evidence-informed interventions to improve care for people with HIV seen in Ryan White HIV/AIDS program settings.
  2. Capacity building, local ownership and implementation of a multi-level HIV/AIDS positive health, dignity, and prevention initiative in Mozambique: approach, challenges and lessons learned.
  3. Syndemic conditions and medication adherence in older men living with HIV who have sex with men.
  4. Effects of a peer educator program for HIV status disclosure and health system strengthening: Findings from a clinic-based disclosure support program in Mozambique.
  5. Trauma, substance use, and mental health symptoms in transitional age youth experiencing homelessness.
  6. Social media use as a predictor of higher body mass index in persons living with HIV.
  7. Unwelcoming: The Church Experiences of HIV-Infected Adolescents and Emerging Adults.
  8. Telehealth and texting intervention to improve HIV care engagement, mental health and substance use outcomes in youth living with HIV: a pilot feasibility and acceptability study protocol.
  9. The Association of Trauma with the Physical, Behavioral, and Social Health of Women Living with HIV: Pathways to Guide Trauma-informed Health Care Interventions.
  10. Providing Primary Care for Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Context of Trauma: Experiences of the Health Care Team.
  11. The Relationships Among Social Capital, HIV Self-Management, and Substance Use in Women.
  12. Successes and final challenges along the HIV care continuum with transwomen in San Francisco.
  13. "Thoughts Can Kill You": Characterization of Mental Health Symptoms by Ugandan Grandparent-Caregivers in the HIV/AIDS Era.
  14. From Treatment to Healing: Inquiry and Response to Recent and Past Trauma in Adult Health Care.
  15. Play provides social connection for older adults with serious mental illness: A grounded theory analysis of a 10-week exergame intervention.
  16. HIV Primary Care Curriculum Improves HIV Knowledge, Confidence and Attitudes.
  17. Experiences and Perceptions of Black Men Who Have Sex with Men About Acquiring HIV: A Qualitative Narrative Perspective.
  18. What does it mean to be youth-friendly? Results from qualitative interviews with health care providers and clinic staff serving youth and young adults living with HIV.
  19. HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake and Retention Among Men Who Have Sex with Men in a Community-Based Sexual Health Clinic.
  20. A qualitative description of service providers' experiences of ethical issues in HIV care.
  21. Shortened and Culturally Appropriate HIV Stigma Scale for Asians Living with HIV in the United States: Psychometric Analysis.
  22. Changes in Specific Substance Involvement Scores among SBIRT recipients in an HIV primary care setting.
  23. A multinational qualitative investigation of the perspectives and drivers of exercise and dietary behaviors in people living with HIV.
  24. Seeking Safety Group Therapy for Co-Occurring Substance Use Disorder and PTSD among Transgender Women Living with HIV: A Pilot Study.
  25. 90-90-90-Plus: Maintaining Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapies.
  26. The power of nursing: An innovative course in values clarification and self-discovery.
  27. Prevalence of Hepatitis C Screening in an HIV Primary Care Clinic.
  28. Decision Making Among Older Adults at the End of Life: A Theoretical Perspective.
  29. HIV Stigma and Social Capital in Women Living With HIV.
  30. "I Am Normal": Claiming Normalcy in Christian-Identified HIV-Infected Adolescent and Emerging Adult Males.
  31. Clinicians' Views of Hepatitis C Virus Treatment Candidacy With Direct-Acting Antiviral Regimens for People Who Inject Drugs.
  32. Building Trust and Relationships Between Patients and Providers: An Essential Complement to Health Literacy in HIV Care.
  33. Prevalence of Substance Use in an HIV Primary Care Safety Net Clinic: A Call for Screening.
  34. ART Adherence as a Key Component of Prevention With Persons Living With HIV in Mozambique.
  35. Using Interactive Web-Based Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment in an Urban, Safety-Net HIV Clinic.
  36. Knowledge, Self-efficacy, and Self-perceived Risk for Cardiovascular Disease among Asians Living With HIV: The Influence of HIV Stigma and Acculturation.
  37. The health information practices of people living with chronic health conditions: Implications for health literacy.
  38. An expressive therapy group disclosure intervention for women living with HIV improves social support, self-efficacy, and the safety and quality of relationships: a qualitative analysis.
  39. Engagement with Care, Substance Use, and Adherence to Therapy in HIV/AIDS.
  40. Patient perspectives on the experience of being newly diagnosed with HIV in the emergency department/urgent care clinic of a public hospital.
  41. "Taking a half day at a time:" patient perspectives and the HIV engagement in care continuum.
  42. A Qualitative Study of Providers' Perception of Adherence of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Puerto Rico.
  43. Prevalence, self-care behaviors, and self-care activities for peripheral neuropathy symptoms of HIV/AIDS.
  44. HIV-positive patients' discussion of alcohol use with their HIV primary care providers.
  45. Sexual risk taking among HIV-positive injection drug users: contexts, characteristics, and implications for prevention.
  46. Correlates of depressive symptoms among HIV-positive injection drug users: the role of social support.
  47. From Jail to Community: Innovative Strategies to Enhance Continuity Of HIV/AIDS Care.