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Laura E Starbird PhD, RN

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Nursing
Laura E Starbird, PhD, RN

    Education & Training

  • BSN, Saint Anselm College
  • MS, Advanced Practice Public Health Nursing, Minor in HIV/AIDS, University of California, San Francisco
  • PhD, Johns Hopkins University

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Community Service

2016-present Clinical Volunteer Coordinator, Baltimore City Health Department Needle Exchange Program, Reproductive Health Services


2008-present Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

2012-present Association of Nurses in AIDS Care

2015-present Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

2015-present Southern Nursing Research Society

2018-present Society for Medical Decision Making


Nersesian, P.V., Spaulding, E., Cudjoe, J., Starbird, L.E., White, K.M., Commodore-Mensah, Y. (2019). Keeping it contemporary: Ensuring dynamism in an online population health course. Journal of Nursing Education, 58(1):53-56. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20190103-09. Pubmed PMID: 30673093.

Han, H., Hong, H., Starbird, L.E., Ge, S., Ford, A., Renda, S., Sanchez, M., Stewart, J. (2018). A systematic review of eHealth literacy in people living with HIV. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 4(3):e64. doi: 10.2196/publichealth.9687. PubMed PMID: 30201600.

Starbird, L.E., DiMaina, C., Sun, C.A., Han, H.R. (2018). A systematic review of interventions to minimize transportation barriers among people with chronic diseases. Journal of Community Health [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1007/s10900-018-0572-3. PubMed PMID: 30206755.

Starbird, L.E., Han, H., Sulkowski, M.S., Budhathoki, C., Reynolds, N.R., Farley, J.F. (2018). Care2Cure: A randomized controlled trial protocol for evaluating nurse case management to improve the hepatitis C care continuum within HIV primary care. Research in Nursing and Health [epub ahead of print]. doi: 10.1002/nur.21903. PMID:30152537.

Farley, J.E., Starbird, L.E., Anderson, J., Perrin, N.A., Lowensen, K., Ross, T., Carroll, K.C. (2017). Methodological considerations of household-level methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus decolonization among persons living with HIV in a pilot randomized controlled trial. American Journal of Infection Control,45(10):1074-1080. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2017.05.010. PubMed PMID: 28684128; PubMed Central PMCID:PMC5791522

Kurtz, M.J., Starbird, L.E. (2016). Interprofessional clinical ethics education: The promise of cross-disciplinary problem-based learning. AMA Journal of Ethics, 18(9), 917-924. doi: 10.1001/journalofethics.2016.18.9.nlit1-1609. PubMed PMID: 27669137.

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