Jason E. Farley, PhD, MPH, ANP-BC, AACRN, FAAN
Jason Farley is an associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and a nurse practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service. He holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa and the University of Technology in Sydney, Australia. Dr. Farley's research seeks to optimize the prevention and management of HIV infection with a particular emphasis on drug-resistant tuberculosis among persons with HIV in international settings. His work is supported through NIH, CDC-SA, HRSA, Global Fund for AIDS, TB and Malaria as well as many others. Through coordination and capacity development of an international team, Dr. Farley has led the development and scale-up of a program to enhance diagnosis, linkage, and retention in care for patients with drug-resistant TB/HIV co-infection. This includes the development of a smartphone application known as miLINC. In the U.S., he is a leader in pre-exposure prophylaxis, working with the Baltimore City Health Department to implement a citywide initiative to increase access and retention of PrEP services in men who have sex with men. Through this effort, Dr. Farley has led the development of a smartphone application known as PrEPme, which will be implemented across Maryland. He is the Johns Hopkins HIV Prevention Trials Network site leader within the Hopkins School of Medicine and founder of the REACH Institute of the School of Nursing. He is president of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC), the world's largest HIV-focused nursing organization.
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and InterestEpidemiology; prevention and management of drug-resistant infections; international infection control; HIV/AIDS
PublicationsTudor, C., Farley, J.E., (2016). "Occupational risk factors for TB among health care workers inKwaZulu-Natal, South Africa." Clinical Infectious Diseases.
Murphy, J., Mark, H., Anderson, J., Farley, J.E., Allen J. (2016). "A randomized trial of HPV self-sampling as an intervention to promote cervical cancer screening in women with HIV." Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease.
Warren, N., Breman, R., Budhathoki, C., Farley, J.E., Wilson, L. (2016). "Perspectives of nursing faculty in Africa on global health competencies." Nursing Outlook. 64: 179– 185.Kelly, A., Smith, B., Luo, Z., Given, B., Wehrhein, T., Master, I, Farley, J.E. (2016). "Discordance between patient and provider report of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis adverse drug reactions." International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 20(4): 442– 447.Farley, J.E., Stewart, J., Kub, J., Cumpsty-Fowler, C., Lowensen, K., Becker, K., (2015). "Development of the Johns Hopkins UniversitySchool of Nursing Adult/geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program in HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care." Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.
- Prevention and management of drug-resistant infections
- International infection control
Awards and Honors
President, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2016-2018)
Director, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing REACH Initiative
Director, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing HIV Primary Care Certificate Program for Nurse Practitioners
Clinical Core Co-Director, Johns Hopkins University Center for AIDS Research
Site Leader, Johns Hopkins HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN)2015 Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame2013 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)2012-2015 Nurse Faculty Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation2010 VIP List of Professional Under 40, the Daily Record2010 Blue Ribbon Abstract Award for Excellence—Association of Professional in Infection Control (APIC)2008 New Investigator Award—Johns Hopkins Center for Nursing Research2003 Graduate Leadership Award—Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing2003 Blue Ribbon Abstract Award for Excellence—Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) National Conference2002 Margo Capra Award for Excellence in Hospital Epidemiology & Infection Control—Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Baltimore Chapter Annual Meeting1997–1998 Veterans Affairs Learning Opportunities Resident (VALOR) Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Tuscaloosa, Alabama1995-1997 James Fitts Alston Scholarship—University of Alabama1994-1995 Freshman Honors Scholarship—University of Alabama