Adrian Juarez, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

Adrian Juarez

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
201F Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-3218


  • PhD, Nursing Theory and Research, New York University, 2012
  • MSN with Nursing Systems Management Concentration, The University of Texas at El Paso, 2008
  • MA, California State University, Northridge, 2004
  • BSN, University of Southern California, 2001

Areas of Research

  • LGBT Health
  • HIV Prevention
  • Philosophy of Nursing Science
  • US-Mexico Community Health

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NSG 474 Health Maintenance and Restoration Practicum
  • NSG 481 Concepts of Complex Acute Care Practicum
  • NGC 501 Conceptual Foundations of Nursing
  • NUS 739 Philosophy of Inquiry

Recent Publications

Juarez-Cuellar, A., & Squires, A. (2018). Factors associated with HIV testing in U.S. Latinos when language preference is Spanish. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 29(1), 120-125. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2017.11.001

Juarez-Cuellar, A., & Chang, Y.-P. (2017). HIV testing in urban transgender individuals: A descriptive study. Transgender Health, 2(1), 151-155. doi:10.1089/trgh.2016.0047

Squires, A., & Juárez, A. (2012). A qualitative study of the work environments of Mexican nurses. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 49(7), 793-802. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2012.02.001

Honors and Awards

  • Junior Nursing Researcher Award, American Public Health Association, 2014
  • Jonas Scholar, Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, 2008