Gakumo, C. Ann

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Birmingham, AL 35294-1210

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Education PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham BSN Tuskegee University Biography Dr. Long received a BSN from Tuskegee University and a PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her clinical background is in adult critical care and she has worked as a travel nurse in the Southeastern, Midwestern, and Western parts of the U.S. Her dissertation research involved the examination of sexual empowerment, sexual pressure, and condom use in young African American and Caucasian women, noting racial similarities and differences. She has presented her research in regional, state, and national venues. Research/Clinical Interest

  • Minority Women’s Health
  • HIV Prevention among Minority women
  • Sexual Risk Behaviors
  • Sexual Coercion
  • Empowerment and HIV/STI Prevention
  • Gender Stereotypes and HIV/STI Risk

Publications/Presentations Long, C.A., Vance, D.E., & Antia, L.A. (2009). A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision making in HIV-Positive African-American women. Psychological Reports, 104, 482-488.

Vance, D.E., Ross, J.A., Long, C.A., & Griffin, K.J. (2008). The entangled concept of empowerment on HIV risk in African American women. In F. Columbus (ed.). Female African Americans and Health Research. New York: Nova Publishers.

Long, C.A., & Moneyham, L. (2007, November). Factors predicting differences in sexual risk behaviors of African American and Caucasian female college freshmen. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Orlando, FL.

Long, C.A., Vance, D.E., Antia, L.A. (2008, February). The relationship of empowerment and sexual decision-making among HIV-positive African American women. Poster session presented at the annual conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Birmingham, AL.

Long, C.A., Moneyham, L. (2008, April). Sexual pressure and sexual risk behaviors of young adult African American and Caucasian women. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the UAB Health Disparities Symposium, Birmingham, AL.

Long, C.A., Moneyham, L. (2008, June/September). The relationship of sexual empowerment and sexual pressure to condom use of young adult African American and Caucasian women. Podium session presented at the monthly meeting of the Birmingham Regional Organization of Nursing Leadership, Birmingham, AL/ Poster session presented at the Alabama State Nurses Association Annual Convention, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Long, C.A., Vance, D.E., Antia, L.A. (2008, September). A descriptive study of empowerment and sexual decision-making in HIV-positive African American women in rural Alabama. Poster session presented at the Ninth Annual University of Alabama Rural Health Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL.

Childs, G.D., & Long, C.A. (2008, November). Sexual decision-making: Sexual encounters of young African American women. Poster session presented at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 21st Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ.

Long, C.A. (2009, April). Sexual empowerment vs. Sexual pressure: A black feminist perspective. Podium session presented at the annual conference of the first African American Doctoral Studies Program, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Long, C.A., Moneyham, L.D., & Azuero, A. (2009, April). Racial similarities and differences in sexual empowerment, sexual pressure, and condom use among high-risk African American and Caucasian women. Podium session presented at the annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium 2009, Birmingham, AL.

Honors 2007 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Diversity Mentorship Scholar
2008 UAB Nursing Alumni Association Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year
2009 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Award Recipient
Reviewer, Journal of Child Health Care Professional Organizations
Sigma Theta Tau International, Nu Chapter
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Southern Nursing Research Society