Mark Cichocki, RN

HIV/AIDS Nurse Educator




I approach this task knowing that HIV affects the whole person in many different ways. My goal is to provide information that will allow you take control of your life. My role is to educate my viewers while providing a supportive, safe, and enjoyable community.

— Mark Cichocki, RN


Mark Cichocki, RN, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering HIV and AIDS. Mark has developed and contributed to many online health education sites, providing written HIV/AIDS education materials for numerous organizations, both locally and across the country.


Mark studied at the University of Toledo and holds nursing licenses in both Michigan and Ohio.

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