Paula Reid: PhD, RNC, WHNP-BC, Associate Professor


  • PhD, Health Studies - Higher Education Track, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
  • MSN, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • BSN, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, MD

Research Interests:

  • Identifying strategies that individuals living with HIV utilize to self-manage and cope with their conditions, in order to improve the quality of their lives
  • Computer Assisted Instruction as a Strategy for HIV/AIDS Education & Training for Healthcare Professionals
  • Exploring the Role of Self-efficacy and Self-esteem for HIV positive Women Managing their HIV Women's Health Issues

Community Engagement

  • Facilitator of Support Group for Women Living with HIV in Jacksonville, NC
  • Board of Directors for the AIDS Care & Educational Services - Regional HIV Consortium
  • International Nursing Network for HIV/AIDS Research -Member
  • Duke University CME, Women of Color : Annual Community Forum HIV Positive Women's -- Panel Moderator
  • Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (JANAC), Editorial Board Member (2007-2010), Currently - Journal Manuscript Reviewer
  • Multiple UNCW Campus and School of Nursing Committees