Allison Webel, PhD, RN

Allison Webel

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Allison Webel, PhD, RN

Office Address: 10900 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland Ohio 44106-4904, office 302F

  Allison Webel
  Living a Healthy Life with HIV

Assistant Professor at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing


Allison Webel, RN, PhD is currently an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. Her program of research is two-fold and focuses on HIV self-management interventions and the social and behavioral determinants of co-morbid chronic disease in people living with HIV. The long-term goal of Dr. Webel’s research is to improve the health and wellness of all people living with HIV and chronic co-morbid conditions.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. (Nursing). University of California, San Francisco. Nursing. 2009
  • MSN (Nursing). University of California, San Francisco. Nursing 2009 San Francisco, California
  • Certificate, Advanced Training in Clinical Research. University of California, San Francisco. Epidemiology and Biostatistics San Francisco, California. 2008
  • B.A. (Sociology) The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio 2004
  • B.S.N. (Nursing) The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 2004

Research Interests

  • HIV Self-Management
  • Symptom Management
  • Biobehavorial Interventions
  • Translational Research

Recent Research Grants

“Exploring the Relationship between Fitness, Mitochondrial Dysfunction, and Myokines and HIV+ Adults Participating in an Exercise Intervention”. CWRU/UH Centers for AIDS Research (Webel, AR and Jenkins, T, MPI). 4/1/2015-3/30/3016. Role co-Principal Investigator.

“Social Capital and Self-management in HIV+ Women” Midwest Nursing Research Society. (Webel, AR, PI) 4/29/2015-4/29/2016. Role: Principal Investigator.

“Effect of SystemCHANGE on Cognitive Processing & Cardiac Health in HIV+ adults”. In “SMART Center II: Brain-Behavior Connection in Self-Management Science”. National Institute of Nursing Research (Moore, SM, PI) 9/25/2014-9/14/2016. Role: Pilot Project Principal Investigator.

“Improving Exercise, Fitness, and Cardiometablic Health in HIV-Infected Adults”. American Heart Association 14CRP20380259 (Webel, PI) 7/1/2014-6/30/2016 Role: Principal Investigator

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Current Areas of Teaching:

  • Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice

Student Research Opportunities

  • Undergraduate: Students interested in applying to SOURCE examining HIV behavioral or translational research questions should contact Dr. Webel to develop their proposal.
  • Nursing 503 Practicum: Students wishing to complete their 503 Practicum with Dr. Webel will have the opportunity to learn how to collect, code, and enter data; assist with data file checking and cleaning, and manuscript preparation. Please contact Dr. Webel directly for spring 2017 availability.
  • Graduate: DNP and PhD students wishing to complete a secondary analysis with existing data sets on women living with HIV or older adults living with HIV; should contact Dr. Webel. A proposal summary and University Hospitals/Case Medical Center IRB approval or exemption will be required prior to release of any de-identified data.
  • Post-Doctoral: Those interested in a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Dr. Webel’s Lab, should contact her for more information.

Related Sites

Dr. Webel In the News >

Living a Healthy Life with HIV

Living a Healthy Life with HIV,
4th Edition

Allison R. Webel RN, Kate Lorig, DrPH, Diana Laurent, MPH, Virginia González, MPH, Allen L. Gifford, MD, David Sobel, MD, MPH, Marian Minor, PT, PhD