headshot of CWRU nursing faculty Allison Webel
Allison Webel

Nursing’s Allison Webel discusses the challenge of secondary illnesses for people who live with HIV

Living with HIV
The Academic MinuteAllison Webel, assistant professor of nursing, discussed how many people with HIV go on to lead long lives, but often face secondary illnesses, such as cancer or cardiovascular disease. “New work is needed to test strategies to improve and sustain health-promoting behaviors, tailored to the needs of older adults living with HIV,” she said.