Courtney Caiola

Postdoctoral Fellow

Courtney Caiola (BA University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1992; MPH Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine, 1994; MSN University of Tennessee in Knoxville, 1997; PhD Duke University, 2015) is a postdoctoral research fellow in the T32 program, “Preventing and Managing Chronic Illness,” where her focus is on the social, policy, and economic determinants of health for women at-risk for or living with chronic illnesses. Her other research interests include global health nursing, community-based participatory research, health equity and intersectional approaches. Dr. Caiola’s dissertation research focused on the social determinants of health for mothers living with HIV and was supported by a F31 NRSA predoctoral training grant and the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence.

2012: Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholarship recipient

2013: Selected as Duke University School of Nursing student representative for 2013 International Council of Nursing Conference, Melbourne, Australia

2014: Sigma Theta Tau Rising Stars in Nursing recipient

Barroso, J., Relf, M., Williams, M., Arscott, J., Moore, E., Caiola, C., & Silva, S. (2014). A randomized controlled trial of the efficacy of a stigma reduction intervention for HIV-infected women in the Deep South. AIDS Patient Care and STDs, 28(9),489-98.

Caiola, C., Docherty, SL., Relf, M., & Barroso, J. (2014). Using an intersectional approach to study the impact of social determinants of health for African American mothers living with HIV. Advances in Nursing Science, 37(4), 287-298.

Caiola, C.E., & Flores, D.D. (2015). Deconstructing HIV-related stigma: A dialogue with a multidisciplinary group of experts. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 26(1), 4-11.

Caiola, C., McGee, K., & Harmon, J.L. (2015). Reflections: A case for intersectional approaches in HIV research. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, 31(7): 669-670.

Relf, M.V., Silva, S., Williams, M., Moore, E., Arscott, J., Caiola, C., & Barroso, J. (2015). Feasibility and acceptability of using an iPod Touch device to deliver a stigma reduction intervention to HIV-infected women in the Southern United States. AIDS and Behavior, 19(10), 1896-1904.