Rodney Adams, RN, MSN, is an Associate in Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has practiced as a psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner at the Comprehensive Care Clinic since January of 2002. His area of interest is in psychosomatic medicine with a focus on the treatment of co-morbid psychiatric illness among individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Mr. Adams' academic appointments have included Instructor in Clinical Nursing at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and Associate in Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (September 2010 to present). He has served as a participator in the Antiretroviral Therapy Case Conference of the Comprehensive Care Clinic (since 2002) to address psychiatric/mental health issues as they relate to the clinical cases presented. Mr. Adams has served as a guest lecturer for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing and the Southeast AIDS Education and Training Center (SEAETC) at Vanderbilt, regarding "Adherence and Mental Health Issues in the Treatment of HIV/AIDS.” He has also served as a clinical preceptor for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (2011 to 2015).
BSN - Belmont University, 2000
MSN - Vanderbilt University, 2001
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