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    Carol A Bova PhD, RN, ANP

    TitleProfessor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-856-1848
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      InstitutionUMMS - School of Medicine
      DepartmentMedicine
      DivisionInfectious Diseases And Immunology

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        Academic Background

        Dr. Carol Bova holds joint appointments in both nursing and medicine as an assistant professor. She is an adult nurse practitioner with more than eighteen years of experience caring for adults with HIV infection
        Education

        Education

        2001 Postdoctoral Fellowship Yale University
        1998 PhD, Boston College
        1988 MS, University of Massachusetts, Worcester
        1979 BS, Salem State College

        Research and Professional Experience:

        • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1999-2001
        • Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 1998-present
        • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA, 2001-present
        Carol Bova PhD, RN, ANP
        Carol Bova PhD, RN, ANP

        Associate Professor of
        Nursing and Medicine

        Carol.Bova@umassmed.edu
        (508) 856-1848

        Research interests

        • Emerging primary care needs of HIV-infected adults
        • Primary care needs of women with HIV infection
        • The interaction of substance abuse, mental illness and adherence behaviors
        • HCV treatment among HIV infected adults
        • HIV prevention and education in developing countries
        • Patient-provider trust.
        • Multi-method inquiry
        • Instrumentation and analysis strategies with vulnerable populations.


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        1. Williams AB, Amico KR, Bova C, Womack JA. A proposal for quality standards for measuring medication adherence in research. AIDS Behav. 2013 Jan; 17(1):284-97.
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        2. Bova C, Route PS, Fennie K, Ettinger W, Manchester GW, Weinstein B. Measuring patient-provider trust in a primary care population: Refinement of the health care relationship trust scale. Res Nurs Health. 2012 Aug; 35(4):397-408.
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        3. Bova C, Drexler D, Sullivan-Bolyai S. Reframing the influence of the health insurance portability and accountability act on research. Chest. 2012 Mar; 141(3):782-6.
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        4. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Lee M, Johnson K. Development and pilot testing of a parent education intervention for type 1 diabetes: parent education through simulation-diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2012 Jan; 38(1):50-7.
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        5. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Lee M, Gruppuso PA. Mentoring fathers of children newly diagnosed with T1DM. MCN Am J Matern Child Nurs. 2011 Jul-Aug; 36(4):224-31.
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        6. Rearick EM, Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Knafl KA. Parents of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes: experiences with social support and family management. Diabetes Educ. 2011 Jul-Aug; 37(4):508-18.
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        7. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Leung K, Trudeau A, Lee M, Gruppuso P. Social Support to Empower Parents (STEP): an intervention for parents of young children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Diabetes Educ. 2010 Jan-Feb; 36(1):88-97.
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        8. Bova C, Ogawa LF, Sullivan-Bolyai S. Hepatitis C treatment experiences and decision making among patients living with HIV infection. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2010 Jan-Feb; 21(1):63-74.
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        9. Ogawa LM, Bova C. HCV treatment decision-making substance use experiences and hepatitis C treatment decision-making among HIV/HCV Coinfected Adults. Subst Use Misuse. 2009; 44(7):915-33.
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        10. Knafl GJ, Bova CA, Fennie KP, O'Malley JP, Dieckhaus KD, Williams AB. An analysis of electronically monitored adherence to antiretroviral medications. AIDS Behav. 2010 Aug; 14(4):755-68.
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        11. Howland L, Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Klar R, Harper D, Schilling L. The research advisory committee: an effective forum for developing a research dynamic environment. J Prof Nurs. 2008 Jul-Aug; 24(4):241-5.
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        12. Bova C, Jaffarian C, Himlan P, Mangini L, Ogawa L. The Symptom Experience of HIV/HCV-Coinfected Adults. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2008 May-Jun; 19(3):170-80.
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        13. Bova C, Burwick TN, Quinones M. Improving women's adjustment to HIV infection: results of the Positive Life Skills Workshop Project. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2008 Jan-Feb; 19(1):58-65.
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        14. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Deatrick JA, Knafl K, Grey M, Leung K, Trudeau A. Barriers and strategies for recruiting study participants in clinical settings. West J Nurs Res. 2007 Jun; 29(4):486-500.
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        15. Fennie KP, Bova CA, Williams AB. Adjusting and censoring electronic monitoring device data. Implications for study outcomes. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Dec 1; 43 Suppl 1:S88-95.
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        16. Bova C, Fennie KP, Watrous E, Dieckhaus K, Williams AB. The health care relationship (HCR) trust scale: development and psychometric evaluation. Res Nurs Health. 2006 Oct; 29(5):477-88.
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        17. Williams AB, Fennie KP, Bova CA, Burgess JD, Danvers KA, Dieckhaus KD. Home visits to improve adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy: a randomized controlled trial. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2006 Jul; 42(3):314-21.
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        18. Huang J, Bova C, Fennie KP, Rogers A, Williams AB. Knowledge, attitudes, behaviors, and perceptions of risk related to HIV/AIDS among Chinese university students in Hunan, China. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2005 Nov; 19(11):769-77.
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        19. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Harper D. Developing and refining interventions in persons with health disparities: the use of qualitative description. Nurs Outlook. 2005 May-Jun; 53(3):127-33.
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        20. Bova CA, Fennie KP, Knafl GJ, Dieckhaus KD, Watrous E, Williams AB. Use of electronic monitoring devices to measure antiretroviral adherence: practical considerations. AIDS Behav. 2005 Mar; 9(1):103-10.
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        21. Knafl GJ, Fennie KP, Bova C, Dieckhaus K, Williams AB. Electronic monitoring device event modelling on an individual-subject basis using adaptive Poisson regression. Stat Med. 2004 Mar 15; 23(5):783-801.
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        22. Bova C, Durante A. Sexual functioning among HIV-infected women. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2003 Feb; 17(2):75-83.
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        23. Durante AJ, Bova CA, Fennie KP, Danvers KA, Holness DR, Burgess JD, Williams AB. Home-based study of anti-HIV drug regimen adherence among HIV-infected women: feasibility and preliminary results. AIDS Care. 2003 Feb; 15(1):103-15.
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        24. Bova C. Adjustment to chronic illness among HIV-infected women. J Nurs Scholarsh. 2001; 33(3):217-23.
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        25. Bova C. Women with HIV infection: the three waves of scientific inquiry. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. 2000 Sep-Oct; 11(5):19-28.
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        26. Sharkey ME, Teo I, Greenough T, Sharova N, Luzuriaga K, Sullivan JL, Bucy RP, Kostrikis LG, Haase A, Veryard C, Davaro RE, Cheeseman SH, Daly JS, Bova C, Ellison RT, Mady B, Lai KK, Moyle G, Nelson M, Gazzard B, Shaunak S, Stevenson M. Persistence of episomal HIV-1 infection intermediates in patients on highly active anti-retroviral therapy. Nat Med. 2000 Jan; 6(1):76-81.
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        27. Bova C, Greco F, Ferrari A, Serafini O, Nicoletti M, Garofalo R, Misuraca G, Bisignani G, Plastina F, Pellegrini A. [The usefulness of the association of clinical probability, rapid plasma measurement of D-dimer, compression echography of the lower limbs and echocardiography in the diagnosis of acute pulmonary embolism]. Ital Heart J Suppl. 2000 Jan; 1(1):116-21.
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        28. Roberts SJ, Tabloski P, Bova C. Epigenesis of the nurse practitioner role revisited. J Nurs Educ. 1997 Feb; 36(2):67-73.
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        29. Cheeseman SH, Hattox SE, McLaughlin MM, Koup RA, Andrews C, Bova CA, Pav JW, Roy T, Sullivan JL, Keirns JJ. Pharmacokinetics of nevirapine: initial single-rising-dose study in humans. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1993 Feb; 37(2):178-82.
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        30. Bova CA, Olsen JC, Swanstrom R. The avian retrovirus env gene family: molecular analysis of host range and antigenic variants. J Virol. 1988 Jan; 62(1):75-83.
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