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Veronica P.S. Njie-Carr, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FWACN
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Post-doctoral Training Fellowship, T32: NR007968-08 - Multidisciplinary Health Disparities Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, 2008 -2010
PhD, Nursing Science, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 2007
MSN, Nursing Education/Adult Health, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., 1996
BSN, Nursing, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1992
Diploma, Nursing, Gambia College- School of Nursing and Midwifery, Banjul, The Gambia, 1985
Nursing Practice: Dr. Njie-Carr’s research interests focuses on systematic cross-cultural investigations to reduce contextual and structural health disparities among women of African heritage who are at risk or living with HIV. Specifically, her research has examined cultural, social, behavioral, and biomedical factors of HIV-related disparities.
Nursing Education: Her research interest related to nursing education is evaluation of teaching effectiveness.
Past Grant Funding
Project Investigator (PI: Dr. Thomas LaVeist- JHUSPH). Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. NCMHHD [P60MD000214], NIH on the study: “HIV Transmission Risks among African American Partners” (2010 – 2012). $15,000
Project Investigator (PI: Dr. Larry Chang - JHUSOM). “Formative research to evaluate the feasibility and perceptions of a smart phone intervention used by community health workers and clinic staff to improve HIV and TB care in Uganda” (2010).
Co-Investigator (PI: Dr. Phyllis Sharps [P20MD002286] - JHUSON). Caribbean Export Center for Health Disparities and the Caribbean Exploratory NCMHD Research Center of Excellence, National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities/NIH, University of the Virgin Islands (2008-2009).
Data-Based, Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts
Njie-Carr, V. (in press). Violence experiences among HIV-infected women and perceptions of male perpetrators’ roles: A concurrent mixed methods study. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jana.2013.11.002
Clough, A., Draughon, J., Njie-Carr, V., Rollins, C., & Glass, N. (2013). “Having Housing Made Everything Else Possible”: Affordable, Safe and Stable Housing for Women Survivors of Violence. Qualitative Social Work. doi:10.1177/1473325013503003
Chang, L., Njie-Carr, V. Kalenge, S., Kelley, J., Bollinger, R., & Alamo-Talisuna-S. (2013). Perceptions and acceptability of mHealth interventions for improving patient care at a community-based clinic in Uganda: A mixed methods study. AIDS Care: Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. doi:10.1080/09540121.2013.774315
Njie-Carr, V., Sharps, P., Campbell, D., & Callwood, G. (2012). Experiences of HIV positive childbearing women: A qualitative study. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association, 23(1), 21-28.
Njie-Carr, V., Kalenge´, S., Kelley, J., Wilson, A., Muliira, J., Nabirye, R., Glass, N., Bollinger, R., Alamo-Talisuna, S., & Chang, L. (2012). Research capacity building program for clinicians and staff at a community-based HIV/AIDS clinic in Uganda: A pre/post evaluation. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 23(5), 431-441. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2011.11.002
Njie-Carr, V.P.S. (2009). Knowledge, attitudes, cultural, social, and spiritual beliefs on health-seeking behaviors of Gambian adults with HIV/AIDS. International Journal of Culture and Mental Health, 2(2), 118-128.
Njie, V. P. S., & Thomas, A. (2001). Quality issues in clinical research and the implications on health policy. Journal of Professional Nursing, 17(5), 233 - 242.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters/Sections
Glass, N., Campbell, J.C., Njie-Carr, V., & Thompson, T. A. (2010). Ending violence against women: Essential to global health and human rights. Parker, R., & Sommer, M. (Eds). Global Health Handbook.
Njie-Carr, V.P.S., & Glass, N.E. (2010). The new nurse investigator. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 21(6), 459-462. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2010.03.001
Njie-Carr, V. (7/ 2013). The Intersection on HIV and Intimate Partner Violence: A Global Perspective. Invited - paper presented at the BIT’s Third Annual World 2013 Congress of Microbes in Wuhan, China.
Njie-Carr, V.P. (10/ 2012). Workforce Diversity: Interrelationships between Health Disparities and the Social Determinants of Health. Invited - Paper presented at the Nemours Alfred DuPont Hospital, Wilmington, DE.
Njie-Carr, V.P. (10/2012). Intersection of HIV and Intimate Partner Violence. Invited - Paper presented at the HIV DE Consortium in Wilmington, DE.
Njie-Carr, V. (9/2012). HIV Risk Behaviors among Abused African American Women and Perceptions of Male Perpetrators’ Role: A Concurrent Mixed Methods Study. Paper presented at the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science, Washington, DC.
Njie-Carr, V., (12/2011). Research Capacity Building Program at a Community-Based HIV/AIDS Clinic in Kampala, Uganda: An Evaluation. Paper presented at the 3rd Scientific Conference of the Scientific Society of Arab Nursing Faculties on Quality Nursing Education and Services, Khartoum, Sudan.
Sharps, P., Njie-Carr, V., & Campbell, D. (10/2009). Faith, Courage, and Pray: Pregnant and Parenting Women’s HIV/AIDS Experiences. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Health Disparities Conference of the Center for Exploratory Research in the United States Virgin Islands.
Njie-Carr, V., Alamo-Talisuna, S., Nanyunja, J., & Chang, L. (7/2011). Evaluation of a research capacity building program at a community-based HIV/AIDS clinic in Uganda. ePoster presented at the International AIDS Society Conference, Rome, Italy.
Njie-Carr, V., Draughon, J., Rollins, C., Clough, A., & Glass, N., (10/2009). Safe and Affordable Housing for Women Survivors of Violence: Preliminary Findings. Poster presentation at the NINR special sessions conference in Washington, DC.
Njie-Carr, V. P.S. (11/2007). The Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Patient Questionnaire: Preliminary Results. Poster presented at the ANAC Research Conference, San Antonio, Texas.
Primary Teaching Areas:
NURS 330/NURS 514: Adult Health Nursing
Academic & Professional Activities:
Faculty consultant for MSN program, The Gambia College, School of Nursing and Midwifery through the University of the Gambia.
Manuscript reviewer, Journal of Nursing Measurement
Manuscript reviewer, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Global Specialty Committee, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Research Committee, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Member, Southern Nursing Research Society
Member, National Black Nurses Association
Member, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing