C Gakumo

C Ann Gakumo , PhD

Associate Professor

University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
3110 Vine St
404 Procter Hall
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
Phone 513-558-5405
Email gakumoa@ucmail.uc.edu

Professional Summary

Dr. Ann Gakumo has over 20 years of experience as a registered nurse, including 13 years in academia.  Her clinical background is in critical care and her program of research focuses on eliminating racial disparities among African Americans living with HIV.  Her research has been funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and Merck among others.  She has been an invited expert on national programs funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute, Black AIDS Institute, and Health Resources and Services Administration.  In this capacity, she provided her expertise on linking patient-centered outcomes to medical and staff workforce education.  Her work has been cited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a highly important topic in the health literacy and HIV research arena.  Currently, she is an Associate Professor and Endowed Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence at the University of Cincinnati College of Nursing.  In this role, she leads the College’s diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Education

BSN: Tuskegee University Tuskegee, AL, 2001 (Nursing)

PhD: University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, AL, 2009 (Nursing, HIV and Health Disparities)

Positions and Work Experience

08-2021 - Assoc Professor & Dr. Greer Glazer Endowed Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH

01-2019 -08-2022 Assoc Professor & Department Chair of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Boston, MA

2016 -01-2019 Assoc Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL

07-2009 -2016 Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, Birmingham, AL

Research Support

Grant: #59343 Investigators:Fichtenbaum, Carl; Gakumo, Carrie; Kim, Minjin; Perazzo, Joseph 04-12-2022 -04-11-2024 Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp PARTNER (Participant Approaches to Research Techniques Nurture Engagement and Retention) Role:PI 195,593.04 Active Type:Grant

Investigators:Gakumo, C. A., Banister, G., & Ballout, S. 2021 -2023 Massachusetts General Brigham Clinical Leadership Collaborative for Diversity in Nursing (CLCDN) Role:PI 489,531 Active Type:Grant Level:State

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Gillespie, Gordon Lee; Gakumo, C Ann; Von Ah, Diane; Pesut, Daniel J; Gonzalez-Guarda, Rosa M; Thomas, Tami A summative evaluation of productivity and accomplishments of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program participants.Journal of professional nursing : official journal of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, , 34 (4 ) ,289-295 More Information

Budhwani H.; Gakumo C.A.; Yigit I.; Rice W.S.; Fletcher F.E.; Whitfield S.; Ross S.; Konkle-Parker D.J.; Cohen M.H.; Wingood G.M.; Metsch L.R.; Adimora A.A.; Taylor T.N.; Wilson T.E.; Weiser S.D.; Sosanya O.; Goparaju L.; Gange S.; Kempf M.C.; Turan B.; Turan J.M. (05-01-2022. ) Patient Health Literacy and Communication with Providers Among Women Living with HIV: A Mixed Method.AIDS and Behavior, , 26 (5 ) ,1422-1430 More Information

Zhang L.; Flike K.L.; Gakumo C.A.; Shi L.; Leveille S.G.; Thompson L.S. (12-01-2021. ) Frontline healthcare workers’ mental distress, top concerns, and assessment on hierarchy of controls.Human Resources for Health, , 19 (1 ) , More Information

Zyambo C.M.; Hendricks P.S.; Cropsey K.L.; Willig J.H.; Wilson C.M.; Gakumo C.A.; Ashutosh T.; Westfall A.O.; Burkholder G.A. (10-02-2020. ) Racial disparities and factors associated with prescription for smoking cessation medications among .AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, , 32 (10 ) ,1207-1216 More Information

Rice W.S.; Fletcher F.E.; Akingbade B.; Kan M.; Whitfield S.; Ross S.; Gakumo C.A.; Ofotokun I.; Konkle-Parker D.J.; Cohen M.H.; Wingood G.M.; Pence B.W.; Adimora A.A.; Taylor T.N.; Wilson T.E.; Weiser S.D.; Kempf M.C.; Turan B.; Turan J.M. (07-06-2020. ) Quality of care for Black and Latina women living with HIV in the U.S.: a qualitative study.International Journal for Equity in Health, , 19 (1 ) , More Information

Fazeli P.L.; Woods S.P.; Gakumo C.A.; Mugavero M.J.; Vance D.E. (06-02-2020. ) Critical, and not functional, health literacy is associated with missed HIV clinic visits in adults .AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, , 32 (6 ) ,694-700 More Information

Chang M.E.; Baker S.J.; Dos Santos Marques I.C.; Liwo A.N.; Chung S.K.; Richman J.S.; Knight S.J.; Fouad M.N.; Gakumo C.A.; Davis T.C.; Chu D.I. (02-11-2020. ) Health Literacy in Surgery.Health literacy research and practice, , 4 (1 ) ,e46-e65 More Information

Zyambo C.M.; Burkholder G.A.; Cropsey K.L.; Willig J.H.; Wilson C.M.; Gakumo C.A.; Westfall A.O.; Hendricks P.S. (11-02-2019. ) Predictors of smoking cessation among people living with HIV receiving routine clinical care.AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-Medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, , 31 (11 ) ,1353-1361 More Information

Zyambo C.M.; Burkholder G.A.; Cropsey K.L.; Willig J.H.; Wilson C.M.; Gakumo C.A.; Westfall A.O.; Hendricks P.S. (10-29-2019. ) Mental health disorders and alcohol use are associated with increased likelihood of smoking relapse .BMC Public Health, , 19 (1 ) , More Information

Musoke P.; Gakumo C.A.; Abuogi L.L.; Akama E.; Bukusi E.; Helova A.; Nalwa W.Z.; Onono M.; Spangler S.A.; Wanga I.; Turan J.M. (03-01-2018. ) A Text Messaging Intervention to Support Option B+ in Kenya: A Qualitative Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 29 (2 ) ,287-299 More Information

Stirratt M.J.; Curtis J.R.; Danila M.I.; Hansen R.; Miller M.J.; Gakumo C.A. (02-01-2018. ) Advancing the Science and Practice of Medication Adherence.Journal of General Internal Medicine, , 33 (2 ) ,216-222 More Information

Vance D.; Gakumo C.; Childs G.; Enah C.; Fazeli P. (11-01-2017. ) Perceptions of Brain Health and Cognition in Older African Americans and Caucasians With HIV: A Focu.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 28 (6 ) ,862-876 More Information

Vance D.; Gakumo C.; Childs G.; Enah C.; Fazeli P. (09-01-2017. ) Feedback on a Multimodal Cognitive Intervention for Adults Aging With HIV: A Focus Group Study.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 28 (5 ) ,685-697 More Information

Deupree J.; Okeani N.; Moore J.; Nagaddya L.; Gakumo C. (05-01-2017. ) Retail Clinic Nurse Practitioner Knowledge, Barriers, and Practice Recommendations: Human Papillomav.Journal for Nurse Practitioners, , 13 (5 ) ,e241-e244 More Information

Lowe M.A.; Gakumo C.A.; Patrician P.A. (12-01-2016. ) Coping Strategies of Nurses in a Palliative Care Unit .Journal of National Black Nurses' Association : JNBNA, , 27 (2 ) ,50-54

Gakumo C.; Raper J.; Cerice D.; Stand-Gravois M.; Mugavero M. (11-01-2016. ) A Qualitative Study on Health Numeracy and Patient–Provider Communication of Laboratory Numbers in O.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 27 (6 ) ,826-834 More Information

Dawson M.; Gakumo C.A.; Phillips J.; Wilson L. (01-01-2016. ) Process for mapping global health competencies in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula.Nurse Educator, , 41 (1 ) ,37-40 More Information

Enah C.; Moneyham L.; Vance D.; Gakumo C.; Chandler M. (01-01-2014. ) Make It Like the Real World: Adolescents' Recommendations for the Design of a Digital HIV Prevention.Journal of HIV/AIDS and Social Services, , 13 (2 ) ,163-178 More Information

Vance D.E.; Fazeli P.L.; Gakumo C.A. (03-01-2013. ) The Impact of Neuropsychological Performance on Everyday Functioning Between Older and Younger Adult.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 24 (2 ) ,112-125 More Information

Vance D.E.; Dodson J.E.; Gakumo C.A.; Morris D.; Kitchin B.; Schroder K.E.E. (09-01-2012. ) Successful cognitive aging in HIV: Potential strategies for treatment and research.Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, , 30 (3 ) ,229-244 More Information

Gakumo C.; Moneyham L.; Enah C.; Childs G. (02-01-2012. ) The moderating effect of sexual pressure on young Urban women's condom use.Research in Nursing and Health, , 35 (1 ) ,4-14 More Information

Fazeli P.; Marceaux J.; Vance D.; Slater L.; Long C. (02-01-2011. ) Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and research.Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, , 43 (1 ) ,36-50 More Information

Long C.A.; Vance D.E.; Antia L.A. (01-01-2009. ) A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision making in HIV-positive African-American women.Psychological Reports, , 104 (2 ) ,482-488 More Information

Maina, Geoffrey; Phaneuf, Taryn; Kennedy, Megan; Mclean, Maeve; Gakumo, Ann; Nguemo, Joseph; King, Alexandra; Mcharo, Solomon Kasha (2020. ) School-based interventions for preventing substance use in indigenous children ages 7-13: a scoping review protocol.BMJ open, , 10 (2 ) ,e034032 More Information

Gakumo, Carrie Ann; Enah, Comfort C; Vance, David E; Sahinoglu, Efe; Raper, Jim L (2015. ) "Keep it simple": older African Americans' preferences for a health literacy intervention in HIV management.Patient preference and adherence, , 9 ,217-23 More Information

Gakumo, C Ann (2013. ) Women with viral STIs face dilemmas in negotiating condom use and would like direct safe sex advice from clinicians.Evidence-based nursing, , 16 (1 ) ,9-10 More Information

Enah, C., Lambert, C., Gakumo, C.A,. Daniel, M., & Wehby, P.S. (2019. ) Working with potential users to develop an HIV/STI prevention video game for rural adolescents.Clinical HIV and AIDS Journal, , 2 (1 ) ,108-112 More Information

Gakumo, C. A., Enah, C., & Azuero, A. (2014. ) A comparison of sexual health and sexual pressure in young African American and Caucasian women. Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, , 7 (7 ) ,107-117

Wilson, L. A., Crooks, E. A., Day, W. S., Dawson, M. A., Gakumo, C. A., Harper, D. C., Jones, C. T., McCarty, K. H., & Theus, L. H. (2014. ) Global perspectives on nursing leadership: Lessons learned from an International nursing and health care leadership development program.Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, , 4 (2 ) ,140-152 More Information

Gakumo, C. A., Vance, D. E., Moneyham, L., Deupree, J., & Estrada, C. A. (2013. ) Health numeracy and health literacy within the context of management of patients with human immunodeficiency virus.Nursing: Research and Reviews, , 3 ,23-31 More Information

Enah, C., Moneyham, L., Childs, G., & Long (Gakumo), C. A. (2011. ) Cameroonian preadolescents’ perspectives of an HIV prevention intervention. .World Journal of AIDS, , 1 ,43-49 More Information

Enah, C., Sommers, M., Moneyham, L., Long (Gakumo), C. A., & Childs, G. (2010. ) Piloting an HIV prevention intervention for Cameroonian girls.Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, , 21 (6 ) ,512-521 More Information

Other Publications

Dowdy, K., Gakumo, C. A., Lewis, P., & Otuada, M. (2018. ) Honors program in nursing: Is it right for you? .Imprint: National Student Nurses Association, Inc., 65 (5 ) ,38-41

Book Chapter

Gakumo, C. A., Darwish, S. A., & Dawson, M. A. (2022 ) Preparing students for interprofessional work in the global village: The role of nurse educators. Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development .(pp. 433-452).New York, New York, Springer Publishing Company (Author)

Wilson, L., Gakumo, C. A., & Dawson, M. (2018 ) Preparing students for interprofessional work in the global village: The role of nurse educators. Teaching in nursing and role of the educator: The complete guide to best practice in teaching, evaluation, and curriculum development .(pp. 397-421).New York, New York, Springer Publishing Company (Co-Author)

Vance, D. E., Ross, J. A., Long (Gakumo), C. A., & Griffin, K. J. (2008 ) The entangled concept of empowerment on HIV risk in African American women. Female African Americans and Health Research .New York, Nova Publishers (Co-Author)

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Gakumo, C. A., & Perazzo, J. (2018. ) Demystifying ANAC’s conference abstract submission process: Making the system work for you .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care annual conference, Denver, CO. Conference. . Level:International

Long-Middleton, E. R., Nicholas, P. K., Corless, I. B., Portillo, C. J., Johnson, M. O., Webel, A. R., Rivero-Mendez, M., Holzemer, W. L., Mogobe, K. D., Kemppainen, J. K., Nokes, K. M., Cuca, Y., Reid, P., Eller, L. S., Wantland, D., Sabone, M. B., Solis-Baez, S. S., Gakumo, C. A., Fortinsky, R., & Dawson-Rose, C. S (2017. ) Perspectives of people living with HIV toward healthcare providers: Insights into multicultural health literacy .28th International Nursing Research Congress Meeting, Dublin, Ireland. Professional Meeting. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A. (2016. ) Patient preferences for an intervention to promote antihypertensive medication adherence in older African Americans with HIV .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A., Cerice, D., & Stand-Gravois, M. (2015. ) Strength in numbers: A qualitative study of older African Americans’ perspectives on CD4 count and viral load .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, Chicago, IL. Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A. (2014. ) Addressing health disparities in low-literate populations .Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Bethesda, MD. Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A., & Vance, D. E. (2012. ) The impact of health literacy, health numeracy, and cognition on HIV outcomes: The HALO study .25th Annual Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, Tucson, AZ. Conference. . Level:International

Childs, G. D., Long, C. A. (2009. ) Sexual decision-making: Sexual encounters of young African American women .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 22nd Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL. Conference. . Level:International

Long, C. A., Vance, D. E., Antia, L. A. (2008. ) The relationship of empowerment and sexual decision-making among HIV-positive African American women . annual conference of the First African American Doctoral Studies Program, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Conference. . Level:International

• Fear, W., Grant, E., Nava, A., Gakumo, C. A., & Gallegos, J. (2022. ) Addressing structural racism in nursing .the Future of Nursing Campaign for Action Summit, Virtual . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Gakumo, C. A. (2015. ) Managing health outcomes by interventions in literacy effectiveness .Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars National Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Gakumo, C. A. (2014. ) Managing health outcomes by interventions in literacy effectiveness .Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars National Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Gakumo, C. A. (2010. ) Ethnic women’s perspectives on power and HIV prevention: An exploratory study .5th Annual Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network Scientific Meeting, Atlanta, GA. Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Long, C. A. (2010. ) Extending the domain of diversity: Implications for faculty engagement .2010 American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master’s Education Conference, New Orleans, LA. Conference. . Level:National

Long, C. A. (2009. ) Power, sexual pressure, and condom use among high-risk African American and Caucasian women .Research on Women and Education Conference, Birmingham, AL. Conference. . Level:National

Long, C. A. (2009. ) Sexual empowerment vs. Sexual pressure: A black feminist perspective .annual conference of the First African American Doctoral Studies Program, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA. Conference. . Level:National

Gakumo, C. A. (2022. ) Diversity, equity, and inclusion: Nurses’ role in advancing health equity .32nd Annual American Association of Nurses in Critical Care Trends in Critical Care Nursing, Fairfield, OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Regional

Gakumo, C. A. (2016. ) Health literacy and HIV care: A practical guide for medical case managers .AIDS Education Training Center, Atlanta, GA. Other Institution. . Level:Regional

Gakumo, C. A. (2017. ) Health literacy and the HIV care continuum. Invited speaker for the Southeast AIDS Education Training Center Conference .Southeast AIDS Education Training Center Conference: Battling HIV through the HIV Care Continuum, Sandestin, FL. Conference. . Level:Regional

Gakumo, C. A. (2014. ) “Keep it simple”: Older African Americans’ preferences for a health literacy intervention in HIV management .HIV & Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA. Conference. . Level:Regional

• Gakumo, C. A., Vance, D. E., Davis, E., J., & Hayes, A. N. (2013. ) The effect of health literacy and numeracy on health status of adults with HIV .27th Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Little Rock, AR. Conference. . Level:Regional

• Long, C. A., Marceaux, J. C., Fazeli, P. L., & Vance, D. E. (2010. ) Improving speed of processing functioning in adults with HIV: A pilot study .annual conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Austin, TX. Conference. . Level:Regional

Gakumo, C. A. (2022. ) Hope for health equity: Healing hearts and minds .University of Cincinnati Annual Women’s History Month Event, Cincinnati, OH. UC. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2021. ) Nursing success .University of Cincinnati College of Nursing, Cincinnati, OH. UC. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2021. ) Health literacy and informed consent .University of Cincinnati Infectious Disease Center Patient Advisory Board, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

• Gakumo, C. A., Cooper, J. N., Gordon, L., & Jefferson, L. N. (2020. ) ). Race revelations: A student forum on race, invited moderator .UMass Boston College of Nursing and Health Science, Boston, MA. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2020. ) A proposed study to improve informed consent among Blacks in HIV clinical trials .Harvard University Center for AIDS Research, Cambridge, MA. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2019. ) Think glocally: Reshaping nurses’ views on our local and global work .UMass Boston International Nursing Students Association, Boston, MA. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2018. ) Building a culture of health literacy to address racial disparities among people living with HIV .UMass Boston Office of Research/College of Nursing & Health Sciences Scholarly Dialogues, Boston, MA. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2018. ) Preliminary findings from the MOBILE project .UAB HIV Adherence Working Group Meeting, Birmingham, AL. Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2018. ) Health literacy and designing easy-to-read patient education materials .Clinical Scholars Program at Children’s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2017. ) Health literacy and HIV .Mercy Care, St. Joseph’s Health System and Trinity Health, Atlanta, GA. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2022. ) The leadership imperative .Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Iota Chapter Induction Ceremony, Cincinnati, OH. Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

• Gakumo, C. A., Fletcher, F., Rice, W., Turan, J. M., & Turan, B. (2017. ) ). Patient-provider interactions and engagement in HIV care .UAB multi-site focus group training, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2017. ) Health literacy: Practical tips for clinical scholars .Clinical Scholars Program at Children’s of Alabama, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2017. ) Engagement of vulnerable populations in intervention development .UAB School of Nursing Annual PhD Intensive, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2015. ) Older African Americans’ perspectives on mHealth approaches for HIV management .UAB Center for AIDS Research, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2014. ) mHealth interventions in older African Americans with HIV: If you build it, will they come? .UAB Seminar in Health Services, Outcomes and Policy Research, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A., Gullatte-Owens, M., Wallace, L. (2013. ) Keeping the patient in center field: Successful implementation of a patient-centered outcomes research project .UAB Center for Nursing Research, Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2013. ) Ethical conduct in research .the Honors Seminar II: Service Learning Project Development (NUR 484), UAB School of Nursing Honors Program, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2013. ) Health numeracy: An overlooked factor in healthcare .Health Literacy course (NUR 383QL), UAB School of Nursing and School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2013. ) Addressing health literacy deficits in older African Americans with HIV: A patient-centered approach .Vanderbilt University Center for Health and Services Research, Nashville, TN. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2013. ) Medication self-management in older African Americans with HIV using patient-centered SMS reminders .UAB 1917 Clinic Cohort, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (02-2012. ) The relationship between health literacy, health numeracy, and cognition to HIV health outcomes .UAB 1917 Clinic Cohort, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2012. ) Sampling in nursing research .Design and Statistical Methods for Advanced Practice course (NUR 732), UAB School of Nursing DNP program, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2012. ) Health literacy and HIV .1917 HIV Care Clinic Community Advisory Board meeting, Birmingham, AL. Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2010. ) Cultural considerations in HIV empowerment interventions for young black women .Auburn University Diversity Research Initiative Conference, Auburn, AL. Conference. . Level:Local

Gakumo, C. A. (2010. ) Women and HIV .the 61st Annual National Federation of LPN’s, Inc, Birmingham, AL. Conference. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2010. ) The domain of diversity: Does it reside in healthcare delivery? .Mary Stark Harper Lecture Series at Tuskegee University School of Nursing, Tuskegee, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2010. ) The Tuskegee triumph .2010 Tuskegee University School of Nursing & Allied Health Capping and Pinning Ceremony, Tuskegee, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2010. ) I am worth complete wholeness .Above RUBIES (Rebellion, Unconcern, Beauty, Ignorance, Envy, Selfishness) I Am Worth It Workshop, hosted by Women in LOVE (Leading, Overcoming, Volunteering, Encouraging – A nonprofit organization), Birmingham, AL. Workshop. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2009. ) Enrichment for Academic Nursing Success program, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2009. ) ). Survival tips: Getting to and through candidacy .University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing PhD Program Summer Intensive, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2009. ) Tips for success in the PhD program .University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing PhD Student Orientation, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A. (2009. ) The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult African American and Caucasian women .annual forum of the UAB Graduate Student Research Days Competition, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

• Long, C. A., Moneyham, L. D., & Azuero, A (2009. ) Racial similarities and differences in sexual empowerment, sexual pressure, and condom use among high-risk African American and Caucasian women .annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A., Vance, D. E., Antia, L. A. (2008. ) The relationship of empowerment and sexual decision-making among HIV-positive African American women .annual forum of the UAB Graduate Student Research Days Competition, Birmingham, AL. Other Institution. . Level:Local

Long, C. A., Moneyham, L (2008. ) The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult African American and Caucasian women .monthly meeting of the Birmingham Regional Organization of Nursing Leadership, Birmingham, AL. Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

Poster Presentations

Zhang, L., Flike, K. L., Gakumo, C. A., Shi, L., Leveille, S. G., & Thompson, L. (2021. ) A survey study on frontline healthcare workers during COVID-19. American Academy of Nursing Health Policy Conference, Washington, D.C.. . Conference. . Level:International

Zaidi, M., Gazarian, P. K., Mattie, J., Sheldon, L. K., & Gakumo, C. A. (2020. ) Role of health information technology (HIT) in the engagement process of older adults’ cancer treatment decision making .Gerontological Society of America Conference, Philadelphia, PA. . Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A. (2017. ) Development of a health literacy-based, peer support protocol for antihypertensive medication adherence in older African Americans with HIV .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, Dallas, TX. . Conference. . Level:International

Vance, D. E., Gakumo, C. A., Childs, G. D., Enah, C., & Fazeli, P. L. (2017. ) Perceptions of a multi-modal cognitive intervention for older adults with HIV: A focus group study .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 30th Annual Conference, Dallas, TX. . Conference. . Level:International

• Gakumo, C. A., Vance, D. E., Raper, J. L., & Estrada, C. A. (2013. ) A patient-centered health literacy intervention for older African Americans with HIV: Preliminary results from the CHAT study .Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Washington, D.C.. . Conference. . Level:International

Vance, D. E., Slater, L. Z., Gakumo, C. A., & Fazeli, P. L. (2012. ) Does cognitive functioning predict accurate recall of viral load and t-cell count in non-demented adults with HIV? .International Congress of Psychology, Cape Town, South Africa. . Professional Meeting. . Level:International

Vance, D. E., Fazeli, P. L., Gakumo, C. A., & Slater, L. Z. (2012. ) ). Neurocognitive functioning does not predict accurate recall of CD4+ lymphocyte count or viral load in non-demented adults with HIV .European Federation of Neurological Societies, Stockholm, Sweden. . Professional Meeting. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A., Vance, D. E., Raper, J. L., & Estrada, C. A. (2012. ) Do health literacy, health numeracy, and cognition predict better HIV outcomes? Introducing the HALO study .the 4th Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Bethesda, MD. . Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A. (2011. ) Assessing Health Numeracy within the Context of HIV in a Predominantly African American Sample: Do Numbers Count? .3rd Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Chicago, IL. . Conference. . Level:International

Long, C. A. (2009. ) HIV risk in young African American and Caucasian women: Sexual empowerment vs. sexual pressure .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 22nd Annual Conference, Jacksonville, FL. . Conference. . Level:International

Childs, G. D., Long, C. A (2008. ) Sexual decision-making: Sexual encounters of young African American women .Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 21st Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ. . Conference. . Level:International

Long, C. A., Moneyham, L. (2007. ) Factors predicting differences in sexual risk behaviors of African American and Caucasian female college freshman .annual conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Orlando, FL. . Conference. . Level:International

Gakumo, C. A. (2013. ) A patient-centered approach to HIV disease management in low-literate populations .National Center for AIDS Research Annual Scientific Symposium, Miami, FL. . Professional Meeting. . Level:National

Gakumo, C. A. (2011. ) Developing a health numeracy intervention for treatment adherence in HIV+ African Americans .Healthcare Advancement Health Literacy Conference, Irvine, CA. . Conference. . Level:National

Long, C. A., Vance, D. E., Antia, L. A. (2008. ) The relationship of empowerment and sexual decision-making among HIV-positive African American women .annual conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Birmingham, AL. . Conference. . Level:Regional

Gakumo, C. A. (2011. ) The development of a health numeracy intervention for treatment adherence in HIV+ African Americans: Why numbers count .annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, Birmingham, AL. . Professional Meeting. . Level:Local

Long, C. A., Vance, D. E., Antia, L. A. (2008. ) A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision-making in HIV-positive African American women in rural Alabama .Ninth Annual University of Alabama Rural Health Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL. . Conference. . Level:Local

Long, C. A., Moneyham, L (2008. ) The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult African American and Caucasian women .Alabama State Nurses Association Annual Convention, Tuscaloosa, AL. . Conference. . Level:Local

Long, C. A., Moneyham, L (2008. ) Sexual pressure and sexual risk behaviors of young adult African American and Caucasian women .UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, Birmingham, AL. . Other Institution. . Level:Local

Symposium

Bowen, F. R., Gakumo, C. A., & Hickman, R. (2015. ) Cultivating and sustaining a diverse nursing workforce: A plan for nursing’s future .Las Vegas, NV. Conference. Level:International

Honors and Awards

2022 -2022 Future of Nursing Campaign for Action Summit Invited Panelist on Addressing Structural Racism in Nursing Level:National Type:Recognition

2021 -2021 University of Cincinnati Office of Research Professional Development Award (Cincinnati, OH) University of Cincinnati Office of Research Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Monetary

2021 -2021 Inaugural University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Endowed Chair in Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence (Cincinnati, OH) Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

2021 -2021 Inaugural University of Cincinnati College of Nursing Endowed Chair in Diversity, Equity and Inclusive Excellence (Cincinnati, OH) Status:Recipient Level:College Type:Recognition

2018 -2018 Honorable Mention, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice; Roundtable on Health Literacy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK518850/ Building the Case for Health Literacy: Proceedings from a Workshop. (Washington, DC) Level:National Type:Recognition

2017 -2017 2017 President’s Diversity Champion Award, Faculty Category, U. of Alabama at Birmingham University of Alabama at Birmingham Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

2016 -2016 Top 5 Most Highly Cited Papers, Co-author, “The impact of neuropsychological performance on everyday functioning between older and younger adults with and without HIV”, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (Akron, OH) Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Status:Recipient Level:International Type:Recognition

2016 -2016 National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging (NIH/NIA) Butler Williams Scholar (Bethesda, MD) NIH National Institute on Aging Status:Recipient Level:National Type:Fellowship

Post Graduate Training and Education

08-2005-05-2009 PhD, PhD in Nursing with focus on HIV and health disparities., University of Alabama at Birmingham, , Birmingham, AL

Contact Information

Academic - University of Cincinnati College of Nursing
3110 Vine St
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221
Phone: 513-558-5405
gakumoa@ucmail.uc.edu