Professor and Director, Global Health and Academic Partnerships Brigham and Women's Hospital and MGH Institute of Health Professions ,USA
Dr. Patrice K. Nicholas is currently Professor and Chairperson for Advanced Practice at the MGH Institute of Health Professions at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions Graduate Program in Nursing and Nurse Administrator at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She is a certified adult nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist in adult health. Dr. Nicholas’ primary research focus is on HIV/AIDS care and research, particularly symptom management in HIV/AIDS; and quality of life in chronic illness. Her recent work is focused on adherence to HIV and TB medications in South Africa; symptom management for peripheral neuropathy; and quality of life in patients with colorectal cancer. Dr. Nicholas was a Fulbright Senior Scholar in Germany in 2003 addressing demographic challenges and health issues in Western Europe; she also serves as Visiting Professor at Katholieke Universiteit in Leuven, Belgium. Dr. Nicholas is the author of numerous publications related to the care of individuals with HIV/AIDS and quality of life in chronic illness. Dr. Nicholas began at the MGH in 1977 in a variety of staff positions (staff nurse, nurse manager, clinical nurse specialist) and joined the faculty at the MGH Institute in 1989. She will be a Fulbright Senior Scholar in South Africa 2007 for a lecturing/research award to investigate neuropathy symptoms in HIV disease..
Research interest in Adherence; Engagement; Healthcare providers; HIV; Self-efficacy; Self-esteem; Quality of life, immunology, Microbiology, Infectious Diseases,
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