Joseph Perazzo, PhD, RN

Joseph Perazzo



Research Interests

  • HIV Self-management
  • Interventions for health behavior change
  • Bone health in people living with HIV
  • Care initiation among people living with HIV

Education Interests

  • Health Promotion and Wellness
  • Health Systems Management
  • Theoretical Foundations of Nursing Science
  • Leadership
  • Community Health

Educational Background

  • BS Psychology, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
  • MSN, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
  • PhD Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Recent Publications

  • Perazzo, J., & Webel, A. (In Press). Alcohol use and Self-Management in People Living with HIV (Accepted for Publication on Monday, February 8, 2016)
  • Perazzo, J., Reyes, D., & Webel, A. (In Press). A systematic review of health literacy interventions for people living with HIV. AIDS and Behavior (Accepted for Publication
  • on Wednesday, February 4, 2016)
  • Perazzo, J. (In Press) The HIV patient: At the beginning. The Nurse Practitioner (Accepted for Publication on Tuesday, August 22 2015).
  • Perazzo, J., Martsolf, D., Pritchard, T., & Tehan, R. (2015). Translating the News: A Grounded Theory of Care Initiation by Individuals Living with HIV. The Qualitative Report, 20(9), 1499-1526. Retrieved from
  • Smith, M. J., Carpenter, R., & Fitzpatrick, J. J. (2015, in press). Encyclopedia of nursing education. New York: Springer Publishing.

Accredidations and Awards

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, T32, Symptom Science, Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing (2015-2017)
  • PhD Student of the Year, University of Cincinnati College of Nursing (2015)

Related Sites

  • Association of Nurses in AIDS Care