Quality Care for People Aging with HIV through Nurse-led Care Coordination
Expert Advisory Committee

Tez Anderson
Executive Director, Let’s Kick ASS—AIDS Survivor Syndrome
Creator, Long-Term Survivors Awareness Day (June 5)
U=U Ambassador
San Francisco, CA
Expertise: Resilience and loss in the LGBT community, HIV long-term survivors, living with HIV

Dorcas Baker, RN, BSN, ACRN, MA
MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC)
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
Co-founder, Older Women Embracing Life (OWEL)
Co-founder, Maryland Coalition on HIV and Aging (MCOHA)
Baltimore, MD
Expertise: HIV & Aging in African American women, HIV education and training

D. Scott Batey, PhD, MSW, LICSW, PIP
Associate Professor, Tulane University School of Social Work
New Orleans, LA
Expertise: HIV & Aging, care coordination, case management, reducing stigma and isolation

Barb Cardell
Training and TA Director Positive Women's Network - U.S.A.
Member, USPLHIV Caucus
Boulder, CO
Expertise: Resilience, PWH empowerment, policy and advocacy, living with HIV

Tara A. Cortes, PhD, RN, FAAN
Executive Director, The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
Professor, NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
New York, NY
Expertise: Interprofessional education in the care of older adults and healthcare access for vulnerable older populations

Patricia M. D’Antonio, RPh, MS, MBA, BCGP
Vice President, Policy and Professional Affairs
The Gerontological Society of America
Washington, D.C.
Expertise: Pharmacology, gerontology health policy

John Faragon, PharmD, BCPS, AAHIVP
Pharmacist, HIV/HCV Medicine, Albany Medical Center
Regional Pharmacy Director, Northeast Caribbean AIDS Education and Training Center
Expertise: HIV drug interactions, resistance and medications in the aging population

Mattia J. Gilmartin PhD, RN, FAAN
Executive Director, Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)
NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing
New York, NY
Expertise: Nursing education, health systems providing elder care

Ronald Johnson
Public Policy Professional
Chair, US PLHIV Caucus
Silver Springs, MD
Expertise: HIV & health policy, health care financing, living with HIV

Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, MPH, ANP-BC
Professor, Division of Advanced Practice Nursing
Rutgers School of Nursing
Newark, NJ
Expertise: HIV & Aging, LGBT health, gerontology, primary HIV care

Bradley McElya, PharmD
Director, Specialty Health Solutions
HIV, PrEP, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary
Walgreens Co.
Expertise: HIV treatment and prevention, clinical product and service strategy

Melanie A. Reese
Executive Director, Older Women Embracing Life (OWEL)
Baltimore, MD
Expertise: HIV & Aging, peer support, health systems navigation, living with HIV

Michael V. Relf, PhD, RN, AACRN, ACNS-BC, CNE, FAAN
Associate Dean for Global and Community Affairs, Duke University School of Nursing
Associate Editor, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Co-Editor, JANAC Special Edition HIV & Aging
Expertise: HIV & Aging, nursing education, preparing NPs in HIV, stigma reduction, LGBT health

Casey R. Shillam, PhD, RN
Dean and Professor, University of Portland School of Nursing
‪Portland, OR ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬
Expertise: Palliative care, gerontology case management, geriatric quality of life

David E. Vance, PhD, MGS
Professor, UAB School of Nursing
Co-Editor, JANAC Special Edition HIV & Aging
Birmingham, AL
Expertise: Psychology, HIV & Aging, HIV-associated neuro-cognitive deficits

Margaret I. Wallhagen, PhD, GNP-BC, AGSF, FGSA, FAAN
Professor, Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California San Francisco
Director, UCSF/John A. Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence
Director at Large, NHCGNE
San Francisco, CA
Expertise: Gerontology, neuropathy, hearing impairment, bone health, sensory impairment, diabetes-type 2

Allison R Webel, RN, PhD
Professor and Associate Dean For Research, Department of Child, Family and Population Health Nursing
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Expertise: HIV & Aging, Cardiovascular and metabolic syndrome, nutrition & exercise

Julie Womack, RN, FNP, PhD
Associate Professor, Yale School of Nursing
VA Connecticut Health Care System
New Haven, CT
Expertise: HIV & Aging, bone health, frailty and falls, women aging with HIV


Carole Treston, RN, MPH, ACRN, FAAN
Executive Director
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

Sheila Tumilty, BSN, RN, ACRN
Director of Education Programs
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care




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