Carole Treston, RN, MPH, ACRN, FAAN

Carole Treston, RN, MPH, ACRN, FAAN


Carole Treston, RN, MPH, ACRN, FAAN is the Executive Diirector of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, a global nurse membership organization supporting the development, engagement and leadership of nurses in HIV related issues nationally and globally.

Carole is a Registered Nurse who has worked in HIV/AIDS clinical care, research and health policy since 1987, including a 4 year appointment as the the Director of Operations for the PACTG/IMPAACT research network, funded by NIH.

At ANAC, she joins with other nurses from across the globe in the development of nursing education programs on domestic & global HIV issues and in calling for greater investments in nursing education, nursing working conditions and nurse leadership.

She has been a member of numerous local, national and global boards and appointed committees related to health care, HIV and social justice and has presented locally and nationally on HIV issues, HIV criminalization and the important role of nurses in health care and health policy. She is an experienced nurse clinician with a Master’s Degree in Public Health/Health Policy from Columbia University and is board certified thru the HIV/AIDS Nursing Certification Board. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and an appointed member of the PEPFAR Scientific Advisory Board. She is proudest of being a member of the global nursing workforce, which makes up more than 80% of the world’s healthcare workforce and is dedicated to compassionate, evidence–based person centered health care.

Carole Treston has no relevant conflict of interest to disclose.