Rachel Jones, PhD, MS, BSN, FAAN

Associate Professor
  • School of Nursing

Office: 316 INV
Phone: 617 373 3475
Email: ra.jones@neu.edu

Education/degrees: PhD, MS, BSN New York University

Certifications: RN, Family Nurse Practitioner

Research Interests: HIV risk reduction in urban women, health promotion through creation of film and media, smartphone use for public health

Public Service:Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, Ad Hoc Reviewer for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Special Emphasis Panel (Behavioral and Social Consequences of HIV/AIDS Study Section [BSCH]) Scientific Review Group; Board member NJ AIDS Network Advisory Board;  manuscript reviewer for several nursing, women’s health, and AIDS prevention journals


Jones, R.& Lacroix, L.A. (2012). Using Smartphones to View Weekly Soap Opera Videos in a Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce HIV Risk in Young Adult, Urban African American/Black Women. DOI 10.1007/s10461-012-0170-9 AIDS & Behavior, 16, 1341–1358.

 Jones, R. (2012). Handheld computers to run ACASI to assess HIV risk and deliver tailored soap opera video feedback: Acceptability among young adult urban women. DOI: 10.1016/j.jana.2011.04.001 Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 23 (3).

Jones, R. & Gulick, E. (2009).The Sexual Pressure Scale for Women-Revised. Research in Nursing and Health. 32, 71–85

Jones, R. (2008). Soap opera video on handheld computers to reduce urban women’s HIV risk. AIDS and Behavior,12, 876–884

Jones, R. & Oliver, M. J. (2007). Young urban women’s patterns of unprotected sex with men engaging in HIV risk behaviors. AIDS and Behavior, 11 (6), 812-821.

Jones, R. (2006). reliability and validity of the Sexual Pressure Scale. Research in Nursing and Health, 29, 281-293.

Jones, R. (2004). Relationships of sexual imposition, dyadic trust, and sensation seeking with sexual risk behaviors in young urban women.  Research in Nursing and Health, 27, 185-197.

Jones, R. (2003). Survey data collection using Audio Computer Assisted Self-Interview. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 25, 349-358.

Wilson, R. & Fulmer, T. (1998).  Home health nurse’s initial experiences with wireless, pen-based computing.  Public Health Nursing, 15, 225-232.

Wilson, R. & Fulmer, T. (1997).  The introduction of wireless pen-based computing among visiting nurses in the inner-city:  A qualitative study.  Journal of Community Health Nursing, 14, 23-37.

Web page: http://www.northeastern.edu/stophiv/team/rachel-jones/