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Angela Hudson, PhD, FNP-C
Assistant Professor

Location: 5-141 Factor Building
Phone: (310) 206-6342
E-mail: alhudson@sonnet.ucla.edu

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Research: Dr. Hudson's research focuses on health promotion and risk reduction behaviors among at-risk youth. Her current research pertains to youth currently and formerly in foster care, homeless youth, and LGBT youth and their respective health-related issues. Another aspect of Dr. Hudson's research concerns HIV/AIDS awareness and interventions to increase HIV testing rates in all persons, irrespective of risk status. She is currently exploring primary care providers' perspectives on facilitators and barriers to HIV testing as part of standard practice in ambulatory care settings. 
Clinical: Maternity-Newborn nursing, Certified family nurse practitioner


N262 (Su10), N462 (Su10)


San Diego State University, BSN, 1986, Nursing
San Diego State University, MS, 1993, Nursing
University of California, San Francisco, PhD, 1999, Nursing Science
University of California, San Francisco, Post Doc, 1999-2001, Nursing
California State University, Fresno, Post Master's Certificate FNP, 2005, Nursing

Honors and Awards

2010 on May 5th UCLA Regents Scholar Society as 1 of 6 "Distinguished Faculty Members" at UCLA


Nyamathi A, Hudson A, Greengold B, Leake B. (2012). Characteristics of homeless youth who use cocaine and methamphetamine. American Journal of Addiciton, 21, 243-9.

Hudson, A.L., Wright-Volel, K., Bhattacharya, D., Sinha, K., Nyamathi, A., & Marfisee, M. (In press). Correlates of adult assault among homeless women. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved.

Nyamathi, A., Hudson, A., Greengold, B., Slagle, A., Marfisee, M., Khalilifard, F., Leake, B. (In press). Predictors of drug use severity among homeless youth. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing.

Hudson, A.L., Nyamathi, A., Greengold, B., Slagle, A., Koniak-Griffin, D., Khalilifard, F., & Getzoff, D. (2010). Health seeking challenges among homeless youth. Nursing Research, 59, 212-218.

Hudson, A., Nyamathi, A., Slagle, A., Greengold, B., Koniak-Griffin, D., Khalilifard, F., Getzoff, D., & Reid, C. (2009). The Power of the Drug, Nature of Support and their Impact on Homeless Youth. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 28, 356-365.

Burke-Doe, A. Hudson, A., Werth, H., & Riordan, D. Knowledge of osteoporosis risk factors and prevalence of risk factors for osteoporosis, falls, and fracture in functionally independent older adults. (2008). Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 31, 11-17.

Hudson, A.L., Lee, K.A., & Portillo, C.J. (2008). Sleep disturbances in women with HIV/AIDS: efficacy of a tailored sleep promotion intervention. Nursing Research, 57(5): 360-366.
Hudson, A.L., Nyamathi, A., Bhattacharya, D., Marlow, E., Shoptaw, S., Marfisee, M., Leake, B. (In press). Impact of Prison Status on HIV-Related Risk Behaviors. AIDS & Behavior.

Hudson, A.L., Nyamathi, A., & Sweat, J. (2008). Homeless youths' interpersonal perspectives of health care providers. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 29(12): 1277-1289.

Christiani, A., Hudson, A.L., Nyamathi, A., Mutere, M., Sweat, J., & Getzoff, D. Attitudes of homeless and drug-using youth regarding barriers and facilitators in delivery of quality and culturally-sensitive health care (2008). Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 21, 154-163.

Nyamathi, A., Hudson, A., Mutere, M., Christiani, A., Sweat, J., Nyamathi, K., & Broms, T., (2007). Drug use and barriers to and facilitators of drug treatment for homeless youth. Patient Preference and Adherence, 1: 1-8.

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