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Jason E. Farley, PhD, MSN, MPH, RN

Director, PhD Program / REACH Initiative
Co-Director Clinical Core, Hopkins Center for AIDS Research
Past President, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
Jason Farley
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Specialties and Expertise

  • Community / Public Health
  • Global
  • Global Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Men's Health
  • Public Health
  • Sexual Health


Jason Farley is a professor of nursing, an infectious disease-trained nurse epidemiologist, and a nurse practitioner in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins Schools of Nursing and Medicine. His research seeks to streamline care approaches that optimize navigation, linkage, engagement, and retention in care for persons with infectious diseases, including studies designed to keep patients engaged in care over long periods of illness. He is the director and founder of the REACH Initiative serving Baltimore City residents living with and at risk for HIV and associated co-infections. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, most recently serving as chair of the Emerging Infectious Diseases Expert Panel. As a seasoned infection-prevention expert, Dr. Farley was part of a Johns Hopkins team evaluating the SARS response in China at an affiliated institution as well as country-level health system responses to tuberculosis and HIV. He maintains a clinical practice as a nurse practitioner in the John G. Bartlett Specialty Clinic for Infectious Disease. He has previously served as a nurse infection-control epidemiologist for the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Additional Resources

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  • Videos


  • Publications/Research
    Tudor, C., Farley, J.E., (2016). "Occupational risk factors for TB among health care workers in
    KwaZulu-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.
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  • Awards/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 Fame
    2013 Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
    2012-2015 Nurse Faculty Scholar, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    2010 VIP List of Professional Under 40, the Daily Record
    2010 Blue Ribbon Abstract Award for Excellence—Association of Professional in Infection Control (APIC)
    2008 New Investigator Award—Johns Hopkins Center for Nursing Research
    2003 Graduate Leadership Award—Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
    2003 Blue Ribbon Abstract Award for Excellence—Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) National Conference
    2002 Margo Capra Award for Excellence in Hospital Epidemiology & Infection Control—Association of Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Baltimore Chapter Annual Meeting
    1997–1998 Veterans Affairs Learning Opportunities Resident (VALOR) Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    1995-1997 James Fitts Alston Scholarship—University of Alabama
    1994-1995 Freshman Honors Scholarship—University of Alabama