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Carol A Jaffarian MS, RN, ANP-BC

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing
AddressUMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester MA 01655
Phone508-856-8655
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    InstitutionTan Chingfen Graduate School of Nursing
    DepartmentGraduate School of Nursing


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    Northeastern University, Boston, MA, United StatesBSNursing
    Boston University, Boston, MA, United StatesMSPrimary Care
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    2016Paulette Seymour-Route APRN Exemplar Award, Nurse Practitioner Council, UMass Memorial Medical Center
    1992Employee of the Year Award, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    1984Nursing Clinical Excellence Award, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
    1983Nursing Clinical Excellence Award, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

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    Areas of Focus
    HIV in underserved countries; Healthcare needs of women in underserved countries; Care of orphans in underserved countries; HIV education and prevention; Primary care of HIV-infected individuals; Hepatitis C treatment in HIV-infected individuals; Care of children newly diagnosed with type 1 diabetes mellitus; Travel medicine.


    Educational Background
    MS Boston University
    BSN Northeastern University


    Biosketch
    Instructor in Nurse Practitioner Program.  Adult Nurse Practitioner with experience working in HIV and Travel Medicine.


    Research Project Manager of grant testing feasibility and preliminary efficacy of group intervention for HIV/HCV co-infected adults; and grant testing innovation of using human patient simulation to help visualization of diabetes knowledge and management for parents of children newly diagnosed with T1DM.


    Executive Committee Member of United Nations NGO Health Committee.  Former Executive Committee Member of United Nations NGO Committee on HIV/AIDS.  International work includes collaborative efforts between UMass and Armenian Relief Society, concentrating on provision of HIV education and prevention training in Armenia; and exploration of healthcare needs of women in Armenia.



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    1. Moreau P, Sullivan-Bolyai S, Ndiwane AN, Jaffarian CA. Development and Psychometric Testing of a Measure to Evaluate Faculty Engagement With Underrepresented Minority Nursing Students. J Nurs Meas. 2017 Aug 01; 25(2):108-129. PMID: 28789743.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Bova C, Jaffarian C, Crawford S, Quintos JB, Lee M, Sullivan-Bolyai S. Intervention Fidelity: Monitoring Drift, Providing Feedback, and Assessing the Control Condition. Nurs Res. 2017 Jan/Feb; 66(1):54-59. PMID: 27977568.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Moreau, P., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., Ndiwane, A., & Jaffarian, C. . Development and Psychometric Testing of a Measure to Evaluate Faculty Engagement with Underrepresented Minority Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Measurement. 2017; 25(2):108-129.
    4. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Crawford S, Bova C, Lee M, Quintos JB, Johnson K, Cullen K, Hamm T, Bisordi J, Ramchandani N, Fletcher J, Quinn D, Jaffarian C, Lipman T, Melkus G. PETS-D: Impact on Diabetes Management Outcomes. Diabetes Educ. 2015 10; 41(5):537-49. PMID: 26246593.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Sullivan-Bolyai S, Bova C, Johnson K, Cullen K, Jaffarian C, Quinn D, Aroke EN, Crawford S, Lee MM, Gupta O. Engaging teens and parents in collaborative practice: perspectives on diabetes self-management. Diabetes Educ. 2014 Mar-Apr; 40(2):178-90. PMID: 24470041.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Jaffarian, C. Promises to Keep. Worcester Medicine. 2014; 78(3):16-17.
    7. 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. PMID: 18457758.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Bova C. & Jaffarian, C. Working Globally: Lessons Learned from Conducting an HIV Education and Prevention Project in Armenia. Worcester Medicine. 2007; 71(3):8.
    9. Jaffarian, C., O'Reilly, M., Mangini, L., Cullen, E., Bova, C., & Mady, B. Urgent Care Services for Adults with HIV Infection. Armenian Medical Review. 2005; (1):22.
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