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Larry Z. Slater,

PhD, RN-BC, CCRN
Clinical Assistant Professor
726 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 
212-998-9013
Fax: 
212-995-3143
Areas of Specialization 

Nursing Education; Research: Aging with HIV, Religiosity/Spirituality and HIV

Education 
PhD, 2011, University of Alabama at Birmingham
BSN, 2008, University of Alabama at Birmingham
BSCHE, 1991, Auburn University
Professional Overview 
Larry Slater is a Clinical Assistant Professor teaching in the undergraduate program at the NYU College of Nursing. Dr. Slater received his doctoral degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, where he also completed his post-doctoral training. His program of research focuses on the psychosocial aspects of aging with HIV. Dr. Slater is board certified in critical care and gerontological nursing and is also a certified basic life support and advanced cardiac life support instructor. He is an active member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, as well as several other professional nursing organizations.
Honors and Awards 
2013, The Novice Faculty Excellence in Didactic Teaching Award, American Association of Colleges of Nursing
2013, NYU Undergraduate Student Nurses Organization, Teaching Excellence Award, NYU College of Dentistry and College of Nursing Teacher/Staff Appreciation Gala, New York, NY
2010, UAB School of Nursing, Recognized Leader Award, UAB School of Nursing 60th Anniversary Leaders with a Vision Celebration, Birmingham, AL
2010, UAB School of Nursing Alumni Chapter of UAB National Alumni Society, Doctoral Award for Student Excellence, UAB SON Alumni Reception, Birmingham, AL
2009, New Member Pillar of Leadership Award, The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, awarded at the 2009 Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN
2009, New Member Pillar of Service Award, The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, awarded at the 2009 Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN
Licensure 
RN, New York
RN, Alabama
Professional Membership 
American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
American Nurses Association and ANA-New York
Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science
National League for Nursing
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International
Clinical Practice / Clinical Interests 

HIV Care and Prevention
Gerontology and Cognitive Function

Publications
Vance, D. E., Fazeli, P. L., Ball, D. A., Slater, L. Z., & Ross, L. A. (2014). Cognitive functioning and driving simulator performance in middle-aged and older adults with HIV: A pilot study. . Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 25, e11-e26.
Slater, L.Z., Moneyham, L., Vance, D.E., Raper, J.L., Mugavero, M.J., & Childs, G. (2013). Support, stigma, health, coping, and quality of life in older gay men with HIV. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 24, 38-49. 10.1016/j.jana.2012.02.006.
Vance, D. E., Fazeli, P. L., Grant, J. S., Slater, L. Z., & Raper, J. L. (2013). The role of neuroplasticity and cognitive reserve in aging with HIV: recommendations for cognitive protection and rehabilitation.. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45, 306-316. 10.1097/JNN.0b013e31829d8b29.
Sartori, A.C., Vance, D.E., Slater, L.Z., & Crowe, M. (2012). The impact of inflammation on cognitive function in older adults: Implications for healthcare practice and research. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 44, 206-217. 10.1097/JNN.0b013e3182527690.
Fazeli, P.L., Marceaux, J.C., Vance, D.E., Slater, L., & Long, C.A. (2011). Predictors of cognition in adults with HIV: Implications for nursing practice and research. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 43, 36-50. 10.1097/JNN.0b013e3182029790.