Carol A. Jaffarian, MS, RN, ANP-BC

Carol

Instructor

Phone:  508-856-8655
Fax:  508-856-5851

Office:  S1-853

Email:  carol.jaffarian@umassmed.edu

 

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

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.

Active 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.