Julie Womack, CNM, APRN, PhD

Julie Womack

Associate Professor of Nursing

Yale School of Nursing - Room 22108

email: julie.womack@yale.edu
phone: 203-737-1488


Julie A. Womack, Ph.D, CNM, FNP-BC is an associate professor at the Yale School of Nursing and a health sciences researcher at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT. Her undergraduate degree is from Stanford University where she majored in Comparative Religions. She received a Master’s Degree from Stanford in International Development Education. She has a subsequent Master’s Degree in Nursing (midwifery) from Yale School of Nursing and a post-Master’s from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (family nurse practitioner). She received her PhD in Nursing from Yale University and completed a post-doctoral Fellowship in Informatics at VHA Connecticut, West Haven Campus.

Dr. Womack’s research interests include HIV and aging with a particular focus on geriatric syndromes, functional disability, and how the aging process affects women differently than men. She maintains a clinical practice at the Nathan Smith Clinic where she provides care to patients living with HIV.

Research Interests/Clinical Practice

Research Interests

Dr. Womack’s research interests include HIV/AIDS in an aging population with a particular interest in HIV-infected women.

Selected Publications/Presentations


Williams, A. P., Amico, R., Bova, C., & Womack, J. A. (2012). A proposal for quality standards for measuring adherence in research. AIDS and Behavior, IS, PP-PP.

Garla, V., LoRe, V., Dorey-Stein, Z., Kidwai, F., Scotch, M., Womack, J., … Brandt, C. (2011). The Yale cTAKES extensions for document classification: Architecture and application. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 18, 614-620. PCM3168305.

Womack JA, Goulet J, Gibert C, Brandt C. Chang CC, Gulanski B, Fraenkel L Mattocks K, Rimland D, Rodriguez-Barradas MC, Tate J, Yin MT, Justice AC (2011). Increased risk of fragility fractures among HIV infected compared to uninfected male Veterans. PLoS ONE, 6: e17217.

Holl, M., Jaser, S., Womack, JA, Jefferson, V., and Grey, M. (2010). Metabolic risk and health behaviors in minority youth at risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Diabetes Care, 34:193-197.

Womack, J.A., Scotch, M., Gibert, C., Chapman, W., Yin, M.T., Justice, A.C., Brandt, C. (2010). A Comparison of Two Approaches to Text Processing: Facilitating Chart Reviews of Radiology Reports in Electronic Medical Records. Perspectives in Health Information Management, Fall: 1-11.

Mattocks, K., Skanderson, M., Goulet, J., Brandt, C., Womack, J., Krebs, E., Desai, R., Justice, A., Yano, E., and Haskell, S. (2010) Pregnancy and mental health among women veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.  Journal of Women’s Health, 19(12):2159-66.

Duggal, M., Goulet, J.L., Womack, J., Gordon, K., Mattocks, K., Haskell, S., Justice, A.C., Brandt, C.A. (2010). Comparison of outpatient health care utilization among returning women and men Veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq. BMC Health Services Research, 10: 175-95.

Womack J, Scherzer R, Cole SR, Fennie K, Williams AB, Grey M, Minkoff H, Anastos K, Cohen MH, Tien PC (2009). Hormonal contraception and metabolic outcomes in women with or at-risk for HIV infection.JAIDS, 52(5):581-587.

Womack, J. and Tien, P. (2009) Mechanisms of HIV-related dyslipidemia. Future Medicine, 3(3):283-292.

Womack, J. (2009) HIV-associated Lipodystrophy in Africa and Asia. The AIDS Reader, 19(4): 131-139, 148-152.

Womack, J. and Williams, A. (2008). Hormonal contraception in HIV-positive women. The AIDS Reader, 18:372-376.

Womack, J., Richman, S., Tien, P.C., Grey, M., Williams, A. (2008). Hormonal contraception and women living with HIV: Metabolic concerns and management strategies. Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health, 53(4): 362-375.

Womack, J., Tien, P.C., Feldman, J., Shin, J., Fennie, K., Anastos, K., Cohen, M., Bacon, M., Minkoff, H. (2007). Obesity and immune cell counts in women. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, 56:998-1004.

Newlin, K., D’Eramo-Melkus, G., Jefferson, V., Langerman, S., Womack, J., Chyun, D. (2006). Recruitment of Black women with type 2 diabetes into a self-management intervention trial. Ethnicity and Disease, 16:956-962.

Melkus, G., Maillet, N., Novak, J., Womack, J., and Hatch-Clein, A. (2002). Primary care cancer and diabetes complications screening of black women with Type 2 Diabetes. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 14:43-48.