Penn Nursing experts in HIV/AIDS

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Expert

Dr. Christopher Lance Coleman
Associate Professor, School of Nursing and School of Medicine

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials

  • Expert in HIV risk-related behaviors in African American men.
  • Co-author of Dangerous Intimacy: Ten African American Men with HIV, a collection of unscripted biographies on living with HIV.
  • Source for HIV prevention strategies, the advent of AIDS in the 1980s, and international HIV research in Botswana.

Expert

Dr. Loretta Sweet Jemmott
Professor, School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials

  • Internationally recognized researcher in sex education and HIV/AIDS prevention among teens
  • Created novel approaches, now being used around the world, to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS by communicating with teens in their own language using clues from their own culture
  • Director, Center for Health Disparities Research at Penn Nursing.

Expert

Dr. Anne Teitelman
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

University of Pennsylvania

Credentials

  • Expert in HIV/AIDS risk in teen girls and young African-American women
  • Pivotal research found strong relationships between abusive relationships and unsafe sex
  • Developed unique HIV and partner abuse prevention program for adolescent girls.