Nellie Riendeau Lazar, MSN, MPH, CRNP-BC, AAHIVS

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Nellie Riendeau Lazar, MSN, MPH, CRNP-BC, AAHIVS, is an adolescent nurse practitioner with the Adolescent Initiative Program in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine and the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Specialty Care, Market Street
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training


LEAH Fellowship Adolescent Health - University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Additional Training

Adolescent Medicine Fellowship - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Board Certification

AACO certified in HIV counseling and testing
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC)
HIV Specialist (AAHIVS)

Undergraduate Degree

BSN with a minor in women’s studies - University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Graduate Degree

MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Titles and Academic Titles

Adolescent Nurse Practitioner

Departments and Services

Research Interests

Increasing HIV testing in primary care and specialty sites




Lazar, N. R., & Tanney, M. (2015, October). Challenge of Medication Adherence in HIV Positive Adolescents. HIV Specialist, 9-13.

Posters and Presentations


Lazar NR. Hot Topics: Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP). Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine Regional Conference, 2017.

Lazar NR. Poster: Using Chart-Stimulated Recall to Identify Barriers and Facilitators to Routine HIV Testing Among Pediatric Primary Care Providers. Pediatric Academic Society National Conference, 2017.


Lazar NR. Routine HIV Testing and Prevention. Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, 2016.

Editorial and Academic Positions

Academic and Institutional Committees

2017, AAHIVM Nurse Practitioner Committee