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Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN

Dean and Professor

Phone: (919) 966-3731
Email: npm@email.unc.edu
Specialty Area: Health Disparities, Minority Health

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 1005

Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN became the seventh Dean of the School of Nursing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in January 2017. She was formerly dean and professor of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies.

A nationally and internationally recognized nursing scientist specializing in health disparities and culturally competent interventions with minority populations, Peragallo Montano has devoted her research and academic career to improving the health status of minorities and other medically underserved groups. Peragallo Montano has a solid record of successful competitive research funding.

From 2007-2015 she served as Director and Principal Investigator of the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro, the first NIH P50 center grant awarded to a school of nursing. Peragallo Montano is currently Co-Principal Investigator of El Centro, which has been funded continuously by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities since its inception.

Peragallo Montano’s policy and leadership roles include past service on the NIH/NIMHD Advisory Council and co-Chairmanship of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Health Project Workforce Committee. She is past president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. In 2012, she was appointed to the National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, and to the Board of Directors of IntraHealth International, a global health nonprofit organization that champions the role of health workers. She was selected by HispanicBusiness as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders of 2012. She has been honored with a number of regional awards for her contributions to the South Florida community, including the 2014 In the Company of Women Award, Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and Miami Dade Parks.

Dean Peragallo Montano has authored numerous professional publications and is a sought-after speaker in her field. She has mentored a number of Hispanic scientists who are now published authors and advancing in positions of leadership. She holds a joint faculty appointment at Australian Catholic University Faculty of Health Sciences. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, a member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing, and an inductee of the STTI Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.

Dr. Peragallo Montano was recently awarded a Doctor Honoris Causa from Universidad Inca Garcilaso De La Vega in Lima, Peru, and was previously a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Nurse Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her doctorate in public health at the University of Texas, a master of science in nursing at the University of West Virginia, and a bachelor of science in nursing at the University of Chile.

  • 2016 Doctor Honoris Causa, Universidad Inca Garcilaso De La Vega, Lima, Peru
  • 2015 Visiting Professor, Universidad Andres Bello School of Nursing, Chile
  • 2014 Inducted into the International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, 25th International Nursing Research Congress, Hong Kong, July 2014 in honor of lifetime achievements as a nurse scientist
  • 2014 Received “In the Company of Women Award” for accomplishments, talents and vision exemplifying the pioneer spirit of trailblazing women and serving as an example for the community’s future female leaders, Miami-Dade County Commission for Women, Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade and Miami Dade Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department
  • 2012 Chosen by Hispanic Business as one of the 100 Most Influential Leaders due to impact across private and public sectors and within the U.S. Hispanic community
  • 2007 Invited to membership in the Florida Women’s Forum Chapter of the International Women’s Forum
  • 2007 Appointed Visiting Scholar, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing
  • 2007 Honored with the 2007 J. N. McArthur Education Award by the Red Cross at the Sara Hopkins Woodruff Spectrum Awards for Women, March 2007
  • 2006 Named “Health Care Hero” by Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, March, 2006.
  • 2006 Named Ambassador to the Research!Americas Paul G. Rogers Society for Global Health Research
  • 2005 Featured in Women’s Health Weekly for research on HIV/AIDS in the Latina community, June 2005 issue
  • 2005 Highlighted by South Florida Hospital News as “a nurse that is advancing the profession”
  • 2005 Featured in Vanidades Spanish-language women’s magazine, April 2005 issue
  • 2005 Identified as a “Heavy Hitter in Healthcare” by South Florida Business Journal, February 2005 issue
  • 2004 Honored as one of the 100 Most Influential Hispanics in Hispanic Business, October, 2004
  • 2004 Selected as Hispanic Magazine’s “Top Latinas for 2004” in recognition of the nation’s most successful Latinas
  • 2004 Hispanic Health Leadership Award. National Hispanic Medical Association Eighth Annual Conference, “Hispanic Health Strategies"
  • 2003 Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Nursing (January).
  • 2003-present Visiting Professor, School of Nursing, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
  • 2003 Highlighted in Nursing Executive Watch for creating “a program that is broadening Hispanic presence in nursing,” October 10, 2003 issue
  • 2002 Featured in Reflection on Nursing Leadership (Third Quarter, p. 39), Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • 2002 Designated as Fellow of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)
  • 2002 Appeared in El Pregonero (Washington, D.C. and Maryland metropolitan area regional newspaper) as an expert in nursing workforce crisis and Latino nurses
  • 2002 Highlighted in The Maryland Nurse as a “Maryland Nurses Association Member in the news”
  • 2001 Selected for the Ildaura Murillo–Rhode Excellence in Education Award, National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • 1999 Selected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)
  • 1999 Appeared on “Despierta America” (“Wake up America”, U.S.-based Spanish-language morning television show airing on Univision network) as an expert on the shortage of Latino nurses and strategies to recruit Latinas into nursing, November 29, 1999 segment
  • 1999 Appeared on “Ocurrió Así” (“Here’s How it Happened,” U.S-based Spanish-language investigative news show airing on Telemundo network) as an expert in the recruitment and retention of Latino nurses in the workplace, September 13, 1999 segment
  • 1996 Featured on Channel 44 (Spanish-language national television network) regarding “Great Cities-funded conference on Changing Health Care Environments: Impact on the Latino Community” in Chicago, Illinois
  • 1996 Featured on Channel 44 (Spanish-language national television network) special segment on “Su Salud [Your Health]: HIV among Latinos in Chicago”
    1994 Featured on Channel 44 (Spanish-language national television network) “Roundtable on Latino Women’s Achievements” segment
  • 1991-1992 Visiting Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
  • 1990-1992 Visiting Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile School of Nursing
  • 1989-1991 Named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Nurse Scholar (University of Pennsylvania)
  • 1986-1987 Excellence in Research Award, University of Central Florida, College of Health.
  • 1986 Selected for membership, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society of Nursing

Books and Monographs

Wright, M.M., Duarte, P.V., Lopes, M.M., Alonso, David, H.M., Peragallo, N., Barros H.M. & Kopittke, K. (2009), An exploratory study on drugs and violence in an intentional sample of women in twelve countries of the Americas. Washington, DC: Organization of American States.

Invited Book Chapters

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Vasquez, E., Villarruel, A., Nemes, S. (2009). Case study of Miami Dade and Broward, United States. In M.M. Wright, P.V. Duarte, M.M. Lopes, M.M. Alonso, H.M. David, N. Peragallo, H.M. Barros & K. Kopittke (Eds.), An exploratory study on drugs and violence in an intentional sample of women in twelve countries of the Americas. Washington, DC: Organization of American States.

Peragallo, N. & Gonzalez, R. (2007). Nursing research and the prevention of infectious disease among vulnerable populations.  In J. Fitzpatrick, A. Nyamathi & D. Konniak-Griffin (Eds.), Annual Review of Nursing Research25. New York, NY: Springer.

 Peragallo, N. P., & Alba, M. (1996). HIV/AIDS: Risk factors, incidence and interventions among Latinos in the United States. In S. Torres (Eds.), Hispanic voices: Hispanic health educators speak out. New York: National League for Nursing Press.

Peragallo, N. P, & Ferrer, X.(1995). Impact of HIV/AIDS on health workers in South America. In M. Ross, L. Bennett, L. & D. Miller, D. (Eds.), Health workers and AIDS: Research, intervention and current issues in burnout and response. London: Hardwood Academic Publishers.

Refereed Papers/Articles

McCabe, B. E., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Peragallo, N. P., & Mitrani, V. B. (in press).    Mechanisms of partner violence reduction in a group HIV-risk intervention for Hispanic women. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

McCabe, B.E., Mitchell, E.M., Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Peragallo-Montano, N., & Mitrani, V.B. (in press). Transnational motherhood: Health of Hispanic mothers in the United States who are separated from children.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Reed, R., Bernales, M., Repetto, P., Hufstader, T., Lara, L., Irarrazabal, L., & Peragallo-Montano, N. (2016). Exploring the masculine identity in the context of HIV prevention in Chile. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 48(2), 128-138. PMID: 26930046

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Azaiza, K., Henderson, S., Hooshmand, M., Peragallo, N.  (2015). Developing and testing an online breastfeeding training among undergraduate nursing students. Clinical Journal Studies 3(1), 82-88. doi:10.5430/cns.v3n1P82.

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., De Oliveira, G., Henderson, S., Hires, K., Gattamorta, K., Peragallo, N. (2015). Predictors of HIV enacted stigma among Chilean women.  Journal of Clinical Nursing, 17((18), 2392-401.doi: 10.1111/JOCN.12792.

Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Cianelli, R., Cabieses, B., Trivino, X., Reer, R., Irarrazabal, L., Peragallo, N., Norr, K. (2015).  Mano a mano for health professions students in Chile: A pilot HIV prevention program.  Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 26 (5), 680-8.  doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2015.05.004.

Martinez-Riera, J.R, Ferrer Lagunas, L. M., Cassiani, S. H., Laverde, M. C., Peragallo, N., Reed, R. D. (2015). Envejecimiento: Retos y oportunidades para la investigación en      enfermería [Aging: Challenges and opportunities for nursing research]. Revista Ibero-Americana de Salud y Envejecimiento [Iberoamerican Journal of Health and Aging], 1 (1).

Ortega, J., Mitchel, E., & Peragallo, N. (2015. Beyond borders: Global Nursing education for the future.  Nursing Education Perspectives. doi:10.5480/13-1296.

Cianelli, R., Mitchell, E., Albuja, L., Wilkinson, C., Anglade, D., Chery, M., & Peragallo, N. (2014). Maternal–child health needs assessment in Haiti. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology 4 (5), 30-38. PMCID: PMC4469393.

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Peragallo, N., Lara, L.  (2014). Pilot testing an internet-based STI and HIV prevention intervention with Chilean women. Journal of Nursing Scholarship4 7(2), 106-16. doi:10.1111/jnu.12114; PMCID: PMC4535713

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Peragallo, N., & Lara, L. (2014). The development, feasibility and acceptability of an internet-based STI-HIV prevention intervention for young Chilean women. International Nursing Review, 61(1), 55-63. doi: 10.1111/inr.12080.  PMCID:  PMC4002211

Vermeesch, A., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Hall, R. F., McCabe, B., Cianelli, R. & Peragallo, N. (2013). Predictors of depressive symptoms among Hispanic women in South Florida. Western Journal of Nursing Research35(10), 1325-1338. doi:10.1177/0193945913496152.  PMCID: PMC3887511.

Cianelli, R., Wilkinson, C., Mitchell, E., Anglade, D., Nicolas, G., Mitrani, V., Peragallo, N. (2013). Mental health training experiences among Haitian healthcare workers post-earthquake 2010. International Nursing Review60(4), doi:10.1111/inr.12047. PMCID: PMC3933925

Cianelli, R., Lara, L., Villegas, N., Bernales, M., Ferrer, L., Kaelber, L., & Peragallo, N. (2013). Impact of mano a mano-mujer, an HIV prevention intervention, on depressive symptoms among Chilean women. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing20(3), 263-272. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2850.2012.01907.x. PMCID: PMC3401514

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Lawson, S., Ferrer, L., Kaelber, L., Peragallo, N., Yaya, A. (2013). Unique factors that place older Hispanic women at risk for HIV: Intimate partner violence, machismo and marianismo. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care 24(4), 341-354. PMCID: PMC3870152

González-Guarda, R.M., McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., & Florom- Smith, A.L. (2013).  Cultural phenomena and the syndemic factor: Substance abuse, violence, HIV and depression among Hispanic women. Annals of Anthropological Practice, 36(2), 212-231.  PMCID: PMC3932986

Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Vermeesch, A., Florom-Smith, A., McCabe, B. & Peragallo, N. (2013). Birthplace, culture, self-esteem and intimate partner violence among community dwelling Hispanic women. Violence Against Women, 19(1), 6-23.doi:10.1177/1077801212475336. PMCID: PMC3584196

Mitrani, V.B., McCabe, B.E., González-Guarda, R.M., Florom-Smith, A., & Peragallo, N. (2013). Participation in SEPA, a sexual and relational health intervention for Hispanic women. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(7), 849–866. doi:10.1177/0193945913480276. PMCID: PMC3870584

Norris, A.E., Hughes, C., Hecht, M.L., Peragallo, N.P., & Nickerson, D. (2013). A randomized clinical trial of a peer resistance skill building game for Hispanic early adolescent girls: Impact and feasibility of DRAMA-RAMA.  Nursing Research, 62(1), 25-35. doi 10.1097/NNT.0b013e318276138f.

Triviño, X., Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Cianelli, R., Moore, P., Peragallo, N. (2013). Effect of emotionally-complex roles on HIV-related simulated patients. Hispanic Health Care International, 11(2), 72-77. doi: 10.1891/1540-4153.11.2.72

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Kaelber, L., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2013). Predictors of self-efficacy for HIV prevention among Hispanic women in South Florida. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 24(1), 27-37. doi10.1016/j.jana.2012.03.004. PMCID: PMC3474856

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, F., K., Miner, S., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., Peragallo, N., Levy., J., Norr., J., & McElmurry, B. (2012). Mano a mano-mujer: An effective HIV prevention intervention for Chilean women. Health Care for Women International, 33(4), 321-341. doi: 0.1080/07399332.2012.655388. PMCID:PMC3348920

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, RM., McCabe, B., & Cianelli, R. (2012). The efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention for Hispanic women. AIDS and Behavior, 16 (5), 1316-1326. doi: 10.1007/s10461-011-0052-6. PMCID: PMC3528343

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Kaelber L., Peragallo, N., & Yaya, A. (2012). Factores de riesgo para la adquisición de VIH en mujeres Hispanas de 50 años y más residentes en el sur de la Florida [Risk factors for HIV acquisition among Hispanic women 50 years and older living in South Florida].  Horizonte de Enfermería [Nursing Horizons], 23(1), 51-61.

Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., McCabe, B., Florom-Smith, A., Cianelli, R. & Peragallo, N. (2011). Substance abuse, violence, HIV and depression: An underlying syndemic factor among Latinas. Nursing Research60 (3), 182-189. doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e318216d5f4. PMCID: PMC3171180

Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Vasquez, E.P., Urrutia, M.T., Villarruel, A., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Hispanic women's experiences with substance abuse, intimate partner violence and risk for HIV. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 22(1), 46-54. PMCID: PMC3070462

McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L., Hall, R.F., Peragallo, N. & Mitrani, V.B. (2011). Acculturation and the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) for Hispanic women. Nursing Research, (60)4, 270-275. doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e318221b8dc. PMCID: PMC3137136

Peragallo, N. & Ortega, J. (2011) Enfermería de practica avanzada en la Escuela de Enfermería y Estudios de la Salud de la Universidad de Miami [Advanced practice nursing education at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies]. Revista Iberoamericana de Enfermería Comunitaria [Iberoamerican Journal of Community Nursing], 4, 34-40.

Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Miner, S., Lara, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Conocimientos y autoeficacia asociados a VIH y SIDA en mujeres Chilenas [Knowledge and self-efficacy linked to HIV and AIDS among Chilean women]. Investigación y Educación en Enfermería [Nursing Research and Education], 2(29), 222-229. ISSN 0120-5307

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Gonzalez-Guarda R., Kaelber L., & Peragallo, N. (2010).  HIV susceptibility among Hispanic women in South Florida.  Journal of Community Health Nursing, 27(4)1-9. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2010.515458. PMCID: PMC3092435

 Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Peragallo, N., Lynch, A., Nemes, S. (2010). Drugs, women and violence in the Americas: U.S. results of a multi-centric pilot project (Phase 1). Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria [Colombian Journal of Psychiatry], 39(Supplement), 46S-55S. PMCID: PMC3095439

Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., Peragallo, N., Lynch, A., Nemes, S. (2010). Drugs, women and violence in the Americas: U.S. quantitative results of a multi-centric pilot project (Phase 2). Revista Colombiana de Psiquiatria,39(Supplement)66-83. PMCID: PMC3098460

Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Peragallo, N., Vasquez, E., Urrutia-Soto, T. & Mitrani, V. (2009). Intimate partner violence, depression and resource availability among a community sample of Hispanic women. Issues in Mental Health Nursing, 30(4)227-236. doi: 10.1080/01612840802701109

Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Peragallo, N., Urrutia-Soto, T., Vasquez, E. (2008).  HIV risks, substance abuse and intimate partner violence among Hispanic women and their intimate partners.  Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care,19(4), 252-266. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2008.04.001

Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Cabieses, Báltica., Cianelli, R., Triviño, X., Irarrázabal, L., Peragallo, N. P., Ferrer, X. (2007). Conocimientos y percepción de formación curricular asociada al VIH/SIDA de futuros enfermeros y médicos en Santiago [Knowledge and perceptions of curricular development associated with HIV/AIDS in future nurses and physicians in Santiago]. Revista Horizontes de Enfermería [Nursing Horizons]18(2), 53-59.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., Kim, Y. J., Cianelli, R., & Ferrer, L. (2005).  A randomized clinical trial of an HIV risk reduction intervention among low-income Latina women. Nursing Research, 54(2), 108-118.

Kim, Y. J., Peragallo, N. P., & DeForge, B. (2006). Predictors of participation in an HIV risk reduction intervention for socially deprived Latino women: A cross sectional cohort study.  International Journal of Nursing Studies43(5), 527-534.

Wallen, G. R., Rivera-Goba, M. V., Hastings, C., Peragallo, N. P., & de Leon Siantz, M. L. (2005). Increasing minority nursing research opportunities. Nursing Education Perspectives, 26(1), 29-33.

Ferrer, L. M., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. P., & Cabieses, B.  (2004).  Violencia doméstica y su relación con depresión y autoestima en mujeres Mexicanas y Puertorriqueñas en Estados Unidos [Domestic violence and its relationship to depression and self-esteem in Puerto Rican and Mexican women in the U.S.]. Horizontes de Enfermería [Nursing Horizons], 15, 11-22.

Talashek, M. L., Peragallo, N. P., Norr, K., & Dancy, B. L. (2004). The context of risky behaviors for Latino youth. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 15(2), 131-138.

Villarruel, A. M., & Peragallo, N. P. (2004). Leadership development of Hispanic nurses. Nursing Administration Quarterly28(3), 173-180.

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. P. (2003). A concept analysis of empowerment: Its relationship to HIV/AIDS prevention in Latino women. Hispanic Health Care International2(1), 6-12.

Lee, S., Kim, Y. J., & Peragallo, N. P. (2003). Missing data in nursing research: Review of issues and treatment strategies. Hispanic Health Care International, 2(1), 31-38.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Rivero, R., Khoury, Z., & Talashek, M. (2002). Latinas’ perspective on HIV/AIDS: Cultural issues to consider in prevention. Hispanic Health Care International1(1), 11-23.

Acosta, E., & Peragallo, N. P. (2001). Looking forward, looking back: A qualitative analysis of a focus group of HIV positive Latinas. Revista Interamericana de Psicología/Interamerican Journal of Psychology, 35(2), 167-181.

Zenk, S. N., Shaver, J. L., Peragallo, N. P., Fox, P., & Chavez, N. (2001). Use of herbal therapies among midlife Mexican women. Health Care for Women International, 22(6), 585-597.

Portillo, C. J., Villarruel, A., Siantz, M. L., Peragallo, N. P., Calvillo, E. R., & Eribes, C. M. (2001). Research agenda for Hispanics in the United States: A nursing perspective. Nursing Outlook, 49, 263-269.

Peragallo, N. P., Fox, P.G., & Alba, M. (2000). Acculturation and self-breast examination among immigrant Latino women in the United States. International Nursing Review, 47 (1), 38-45.

Peragallo N. P. (1999). Cultural competence for the Latino population. Imprint, 46(5), 53-55.

Peragallo, N. P., Fox, P., & Alba, M. (1998). Breast care among Latino immigrant women in the United States. Health Care for Women International, 19(2), 165-172.

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M., & Tow, B. (1997). Cervical cancer screening practices among Latino women in Chicago. Public Health Nursing, 14(4), 251-255.

Peragallo, N. P. (1996). Latino women and AIDS risk. Public Health Nursing, 13(3), 217-222

Guarda*, N. P., Peterson, J., & Nuñez, N. (1986). Morbilidad y mortalidad por SIDA: Población de riesgo y factores de riesgo asociado [AIDS morbidity and mortality: At-risk populations and associated risk factors]. Revista de la Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Central de Venezuela [Journal of the Venezuela Central University Faculty of Medicine], 9(3), 182-186.

Guarda*, N. P., & Peterson, J. (1986). AIDS screening for Human Immunodeficiency Virus antibodies. Nursing, 86, 16(11), 28-29.

Guarda*, N. P., & Peterson, S. (1986). Fine needle aspiration biopsy: A revolutionary cost-effective technique. R.N., 49(10), 34-35.

Guarda*, N. P., & Peterson, J. (1986). Screening for antibodies to HIV (AIDS agent): Application, interpretation and follow-up. The Florida Nurse34(10).

Guarda*, N. P. (1986). Seminar discusses AIDS: Issues in the workplace. The Florida Nurse, 35(2), 5.

Guarda*, N. P., & Peterson, J. (1985). AIDS-An update for nurses. The Florida Nurse, 34(10), pp. 1, 13-14.

Refereed other products of scholarship

Ortega, J., Hooshmand, M., Padron, M. & Peragallo, N. (2014). Nursing leadership: Empowering nurses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Pan American Health Organization Virtual Campus of Public Health. [Online course] available at www.campusvirtualsp.org/?1=en

Peragallo, N. (2013, Winter). Renewing our goal to reduce health disparities [Invited article]. Obliterants (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine medical and public health humanities journal), 2 (4), 14-18.

Arcia, A., Ortega, J., Barroso, S., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Nursing and Patient Safety Online Course.  In collaboration with the Pan American Health Organization and the International Network of Experts in Nursing and Patient Safety (RIENSEP).  http://www.miami.edu/patientsafety

Peragallo, N. (2011). Letter from the Editor.  Hispanic Health Care International.        9(4), 158.

Peragallo, N. (2011). Dedication: Ildaura Murillo-Rhode, PhD, RN, FAAN.  Hispanic     Health Care International.  9(1), 2.

Geolot, D.H., et al. (including Peragallo, N.P; 2003, November). Increasing diversity in the nursing workforce: The Hispanic challenge. National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice: Third Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Congress. Rockville, MD: United States Department of Health and Human Services.

Peragallo, N. P. (2003). President’s Letter. Hispanic Health Care International, 2(3).

Peragallo, N. P. (2003). President’s Letter. Hispanic Health Care International, 2(2).

Peragallo, N. P. (2002). President’s Letter. Hispanic Health Care International, 1(3).

Peragallo, N. P. (2002). President’s Letter. Hispanic Health Care International, 1(2).

Peragallo, N. (2002). Latinos in the US.  Hispanic Health Care International. 2(1), 67.

Guarda*, N. P. (1985). Severity of iron deficiency anemia and its relationship to growth and morbidity in a population of pre-schoolers in rural Guatemala. University Microfilms International. Ann Arbor, MI.

Peterson, J., & Guarda*, N. P. (1984). Self-instruction Module on Patient Documentation. University of Central Florida Press.

Published Presentation Abstracts

Peer Reviewed, 2 Data Based; *Guarda*: former name for Peragallo, N.)

Peragallo, N.  (2012). Efficacy of SEPA II: An HIV risk reduction program among Hispanic women in Florida. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 23rd International Nursing Research Congress, July 30 to August 10, 2012, Brisbane, Australia.

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., McCabe, B., Cianelli, R., Villegas, N. (2011).  Decreasing health disparities: Efficacy of an HIV risk reduction program (SEPA II) for Hispanic women in Florida. Paper presented at the Caribbean Exploratory NIMHD Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: "Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean", October 19-22, 2011, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N.  (2011). Reducing health disparities in a minority population: Assessing the needs for HIV prevention among the older Hispanic women      in South Florida. Paper presented at the Caribbean Exploratory NIMHD Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: "Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean". October 19-22, 2011, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands.

Vasquez, R. M. Gonzalez, Peragallo, N. P. (2007). Breaking the silence: Latina’s experiences with substance abuse, intimate partner violence and risks for HIV. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 18th International Nursing Research Congress: “Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice,” July, 2007, Vienna, Austria

PeragalloN.P.,  Gonzalez, R.M., & Vasquez, E. (2007). Lifetime abuse and HIV risks      among Hispanic women in the U.S.  Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 18th  International Nursing Research Congress: “Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice,”   July,2007, Vienna, Austria.

Peragallo, NP., Gonzalez, R.M., Vasquez, E.P., Urrutia, M.T., Nemes, S., Y Villarruel, A. (2006) Proyecto D.Y.V.A. Mujeres, drogas y violencia en las Américas: Resultados preliminarios de grupos de discusión y enfoque [Project D.Y.V.A. Women, drugs and violence in the Americas: Preliminary results of focus groups].  Presented at the 3rd International Forum on Nursing Research and the Phenomenon of Drugs in the Americas Conference, Bogota, Columbia, August, 2006.

Gonzalez, R., Vasquez, E., Peragallo, N. P.  (2006). Intimate partner violence and substance abuse among Mexican women.  Presented at 14th Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference, April 6-8, 2006, Portland, Oregon.

Peragallo, N. P., Yali, P., Lee, S. M., DeForge, B., Vasquez, E. (2004). Effects of an HIV behavioral prevention intervention for Mexican and Puerto Rican women.  Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 15th International Nursing Research Congress, July 22-24, 2004, Dublin, Ireland.1,2

Vasquez, E., Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Lee, S. M., Yali, P. (2004). Acculturation and substance use among Mexican women. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau 15th International Nursing Research Congress, July 22-24, 2004, Dublin, Ireland. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S. M., Kim, Y. J., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Yali, P. (2004). HIV risk reduction intervention among low income Latino women: Project SEPA. Presented at the XV International AIDS Conference, July 11-16, 2004, Bangkok, Thailand.1,2

Vasquez, E., Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S. M., Kim, Y. J., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Yali, P. (2004). The impact of acculturation on the effects of an HIV risk reduction intervention among Latino women in the US.  Presented at the XV International AIDS Conference, July 11-16, 2004, Bangkok, Thailand. 1,2

DeForge, B., Peragallo, N. P., O’Campo, P., Lee, S. M., Kim, Y. J., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Yali, P. (2004). Effects of an HIV risk reduction intervention on depression and self-esteem among Latino women in the US. Presented at the XV International AIDS Conference, July 11-16, 2004, Bangkok, Thailand. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., & Kim, Y. J. (2002). HIV risk reduction intervention for US Latinas. Abstracts of the State of the Science Congress, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Washington, D.C. 1,2

Lee, S., Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., & Kim, Y. J. (2002). HIV risk reduction intervention: Effects on HIV knowledge, behaviors and attitudes in Latina women in the United States. Abstracts of the 13th International Congress on Women’s Health Issues, Seoul, Korea. 1, 2

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. P. (2002). Perception versus reality: Mexican and Puerto Rican women in the United States do not worry about being exposed to the HIV virus. Abstracts of the 27th Annual  Conference of National Association of Hispanic Nurses Association, Miami Beach, Florida, 13. 1,2

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. P. (2002). Communication with partner, violence, and HIV knowledge among Latino women: Predictors for perceiving risk for acquiring HIV/AIDS. Abstracts of the 27th Annual  Conference of National Association of Hispanic Nurses Association, Miami Beach, Florida, 12. 1,2

DeForge, B., Peragallo, N. P., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2002). Predicting depression among Latinas in the United States. Abstracts of the XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 538. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., & Lee, S. (2002). SEPA: HIV risk reduction intervention for United States Latinas. Abstracts of the XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain, 159. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., & Kim, Y. J. (2002). Developing a culturally sensitive HIV risk reduction intervention in Latinas. Abstracts of 13th  International Nursing Research Congress of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Queensland, Australia, 223. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). HIV risk, partner violence, and psychological status of Latinas in the United States.  Abstracts of the 27th Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Rivero, R., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). Domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status of Mexican immigrant women in the United States.  Abstracts of the 2nd International “Crossing Borders” Conference on the international partnerships in culture and health caring for Mexican immigrant population, Cuernavaca, Mexico. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Rasamimart, P., Rivero, R., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). HIV risk, partner violence, and psychological status of Latinas in the United States.  Paper presented at the International Conference on Improving Life through Health Promotion: “Nurses Making a Difference”, Chiang Mai, Thailand.2

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., Lirtmunlikaporn, S., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., & Rivero, R. (2001). Domestic violence, self-esteem, depression, HIV risk, and psychological status of Mexican women in the United States.  Paper presented at the Women’s Health Section: 129th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association: “One World Global Health”, Atlanta, Georgia. 1,2

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. P., & McElmurry, B. (2001). Domestic violence and HIV risk among Latinas: Effects of depression and self-esteem. Paper presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Torres, S., Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). The relationship between domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status on childbearing Latinas in the United States. Abstracts of the 1st Annual Women’s Health Poster Day, Baltimore, Maryland.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., & Torres, S. (2001). Project SEPA: HIV risk reduction intervention for Latino women. Paper presented at the section on Research with Latino Populations, National Association of Hispanic Nurses 26th Anniversary Conference, San Antonio, TX. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Crittenden, K., Ferrer, L., Guarda, L., & Vargas, D. (2000). Relationship between violence, HIV risk, and psychological well-being among Latinas in the United States. Paper presented at the section on Prevention Research in Hispanic Populations. National Association of Hispanic Nurses 25th Anniversary Conference, Washington DC. 1,2

Ferrer, L., Rivero, R., & Peragallo, N. P. (2000). Model for community outreach: Women’s health program for Latinas. A model for partnership between NAHN and Procter & Gamble. Paper presented at the Women’s Health Session: National Association of Hispanic Nurses 25th Anniversary Conference, Washington DC.

 Crittenden, K., Peragallo, N. P., Vargas, D., Freels, S., Talashek, M., Norr, K., & Ferrer, L. (1999). Relationship violence, HIV risk, and psychological well-being among Latinas in the USA. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Home and Community Care for Persons Living with HIV/AIDS, Paris, France. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M.L. (1998). Developing a model for HIV risk reduction among Latinas.  Abstracts of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Annual Conference, Detroit, MI. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M.L., & Dancy B. (1998). Culturally specific AIDS prevention needs of Mexican and Puerto Rican inner-city women.  Abstracts of the 12th World AIDS Conference, Geneva, Switzerland, 229. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P. (1998). Social and cultural factors associated with HIV/AIDS risk reduction among Latinas.  Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Columbus, OH, 48. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M.L., Norr, K., & Tow, B. (1998). HIV risk reduction among Mexican and Puerto Rican inner city women.  Abstracts of the 126th Annual American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, 405. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M., & Sciamarella, E. (1996). Breast and cervical cancer screening utilization among minority women. Abstracts of the 124th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York, NY, 478. 1,2

 Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M., & Sciamarella, E. (1996). Use of mammography and pap smears among Mexican women. Abstracts of the 124th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, New York, NY, 248. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Corral, N., Tow, B., & Giachello, A. (1995). Research issues in field work with Latino populations. Abstracts of the 123rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, 410. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M., Sciamarella, E., Rueda, A., & Giachello A. (1995). Evaluation of breast cancer screening campaign for Latinas in Chicago. Abstracts of the 123rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA, 175. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P. (1995). Risk behaviors for HIV infection among Latino women. Abstracts of the HIV Infection  in Women Conference, Washington, DC, 124. 1,2

Peragallo, N. P. (1994). Risk behaviors for HIV infection among Latino women.  Abstracts of the 122nd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, 231. 1,2

Guarda*, N. P. (1991). Acculturation and HIV risk behaviors among Puerto Rican women.  Abstracts of the 119th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA. 1,2

Smith, H., Peragallo, N. P., Ferrer, X., Lake, E., & Aiken, L. (1992). AIDS prevention research: A comparison of population-based and epidemiological perspectives, with examples from the AIDS epidemic in Chile. Proceedings of the Population Association of America, Denver, CO, USA, 1-21.

Guarda*, N. P. (1991). Determinants of high risk behaviors for HIV infection among Puerto Rican women.  Abstracts of the International Nursing Research Conference of the American Nurses Association, Nursing research:  Global Health Perspectives, Los Angeles, CA, 53. 1,2

Lehman, H., Aiken, L.H., Semaan, S. Smith, H.L., O’Hare, P., Lake, E.T., Frank, I., & Guarda*, N. P. (1991). A comparison of the care outcomes for HIV infected persons managed primarily by nurse practitioners versus physicians. Abstracts of the VII International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy, 406. 1,2

Guarda*, N. P., Sepulveda, J. A., & McMillan, V. (1989). Nurses' knowledge about HIV/AIDS infection: A survey.   Book of Abstracts 30th Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, 266. 1,2

Guarda*, N. P., Sepulveda, J. A., & McMillan, V. (1989). Nurses’ attitudes about HIV/AIDS carriers: A survey.  Book of Abstracts 30th Biennial Convention of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Indianapolis, IN, 267. 1,2

Guarda*, N. P., Sepulveda, J. A., & McMillan, V. (1989). Relationship between AIDS knowledge and attitudes among registered nurses.  Abstracts of the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, 54. 1,2

Sepulveda, J. A., Guarda*, N. P., & McMillan, V. (1989). Knowledge about HIV/AIDS infection among nurses.  Abstracts of the 117th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Chicago, IL, 53. 1,2

Guarda*, N. P. (1987). Leadership opportunities in community group teaching. Published in the refereed Conference Proceedings West Virginia Nurses Association Research Symposium. Nursing: Human Touch in High Tech.  Morgantown, WV. 1

Guarda*, N. P., & Chase, B. (1986). Implementing wellness in curriculum: The health fair approach. Proceedings of the 1st National Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Rho Chapter Conference, Morgantown, West Virginia. USA

Guarda*, N. P., Pollit, E., & Viteri, F. (1986). Severity of iron deficiency anemia and its relationship to growth and morbidity among preschoolers in Guatemala (Doctoral dissertation, University of Texas, 1984).  Published in the refereed Conference Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, St. Louis, MO. 1,2

Invited Scientific Presentations at National and International Meetings

Peragallo Montano, N. (2015, February).  SEPA III. The effectiveness trial.  Paper presented     at the Scientific Advisory Board Meeting of the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro, University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, February 27, 2015, Miami, Florida.

Peragallo Montano, N., McCabe, B.E., Villegas, N. (2015, October).  IPV, relationship power, and condom use of Hispanic women in a randomized control trial of SEPA. Paper presented at the 2015 Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, “Sex, Drugs and Living Well”, October 29-31, 2015, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo Montano, N. (2015, October) Women and health: The nursing workforce: A critical need for attention and change. Presented at the Lancet Women and Health Commission Report Presentation and Panel Discussion, University of Miami, Miami Institute for the Americas, October 2, 2015, Coral Gables, FL.

Peragallo, N. (2015, September; Moderator). Panel de Asociaciones: Contribuciones y perspectivas de la asociaciones y facultades de la educación en enfermería  [Panel on Associations: Contributions and perspectives of nursing education nursing education organizations and colleges]. XIII Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Mitrani, V., McCabe, B., Mitchell, E.M., Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., & Peragallo, N. (2015, September). Transnational motherhood and violence: Health of Hispanic mothers in the United States who are separated from children.  Paper presented at the ALADEFE [Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Nursing] XIII Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Peragallo, N. (2015, August). Vision for promoting diverse nurse scientists.  Closing Keynote Address, Second Annual Conference, Phoenix Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, “Passing the Torch: From Mentee to Leader,” Phoenix, AZ.

Peragallo Montano, N., Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., McCabe, B., (2015, July). SEPA III: An HIV prevention intervention to reduce HIV risk among Hispanic women. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 26th International Nursing Research Congress, July 23 – 27, 2015, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. (2014, November). I-STIPI: An STI-HIV prevention intervention for young Chilean women. Panel on HIV/AIDS in Hispanics/Latinos: Using Research to Provide Culturally Competent Care to Hispanic women. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, “HIV Prevention across the Life Span,” November 6-8, 2014, Miami, Florida

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., McCabe, B. (2014, November). SEPA: Reducing HIV health disparities among Hispanics Panel on HIV/AIDS in Hispanics/Latinos: Using Research to Provide Culturally Competent Care to Hispanic women. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, “HIV Prevention across the Life Span,” November 6-8, 2014, Miami, Florida

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Peragallo, N.  (2014, November). HIV risk among older Hispanic women. Panel on HIV/AIDS in Hispanics/Latinos: Using Research to Provide Culturally Competent Care to Hispanic women. Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Conference, “HIV Prevention across the Life Span,” November 6-8, 2014, Miami, Florida

Peragallo Montano, N. (2014, October). El estado de la ciencia de enfermería en las Américas [Nursing in the Americas: State of the Science). Presented at Escuela de Enfermería [School of Nursing], Anna Nery de la Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Peragallo Montano, N. (2014, October).  Transferencia de conocimiento y acciones exitosas de investigación e impacto en la práctica de enfermería [Transfer of knowledge and effective research initiatives and their impact on nursing practice]. Paper presented at Escuela de Enfermería [School of Nursing] Anna Nery de la Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R. (2014, September). HIV related knowledge and self-efficacy for HIV prevention among diverse Hispanic women groups. 2014 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (CANS), September 18-20, 2014, Washington, DC.

Peragallo Montano, N. (2014, September). El estado actual de la investigación científica en Los Estados Unidos de América [The current state of scientific research in the United States]. Panel on “Estado Actual de la Aplicación de la Investigación en Enfermería [Current State of Applied Nursing Research]”, XIV Coloquio Panamericano de Investigación en Enfermería: Evidencia y Compromiso: El Cuidado de Enfermería Trascendiendo Fronteras [XIV Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium: Evidence and Commitment: Transcending Borders through Nursing Care], September 6-12, 2014, Cartagena de Indias, Columbia.

Peragallo, N., Mckay, M., & Sanko, J. (2014, September). Curso interprofessional sobre la seguridad del paciente para mejorar el trabajo en equipo [Improving teamwork through an interprofessional patient safety course]. Presented at the XIV Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia.

Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Wilkinson, C., Mitchell, E., Mitrani, V., Anglade, D., & Nicolas, G. (2014, July). Implementation, cultural acceptability, and impact of a mental health program for Haitian healthcare workers. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 25th International Nursing Research Congress, “Engaging colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes,” July 24-28, 2014, Hong Kong.

Peragallo, N. (2014, July). Reducing health disparities among Hispanics through culturally   tailored intervention science. Presented at Sigma Theta Tau International 25th International Nursing Research Congress, July 24-28, 2014, Hong Kong

Peragallo Montano, N.,  McCabe, B., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Villegas, N., & Cianelli, R. (2014, July). Links from childhood abuse to adult intimate partner violence, depression and drinking in Hispanic women.  Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 25th International Nursing Research Congress, “Engaging colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes,” July 24-28, 2014, Hong Kong.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo Montano, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Ferrer, L., & Kaelber, L. (2014, July).  SEPA II: Predictors of self-efficacy for HIV prevention among Hispanic women. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 25th International Nursing Research Congress, “Engaging colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes”, July 24-28, 2014, Hong Kong.

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T. (2014, May). The development and pilot-testing of an Internet-based STI and HIV prevention intervention for young women. Meeting on Vulnerability to Drug Abuse among Hispanics: Bridging Science and Society, May 29-30, 2014. El Paso, Texas.

Villegas, N., Peragallo, N., Cianelli, R.; Gonzalez, R. (2014, February). Impact of HIV programs on intimate partner violence against Hispanic women. Social Justice Pedagogy & Academy/Community Collaboration.CONVERGE! Conference, February 6-7, 2014, University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida

Peragallo, N. (2013, November). Desarollo de un programa de investigación con Hispanos [Development of a Hispanic-focused Research program]. III Congreso Internacional de Enfermería [III International Congress on Nursing], Universidad Doctor Andrés Bello. San Salvador/ San Miguel, El Salvador, Noviembre, 2013.

Peragallo Montano, N. (2013, September). Reducing health disparities among Hispanics through culturally tailored intervention science. Keynote address. National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and Institutes of Health 2013 Health Disparities Seminar Series, Washington, D.C.

Soto Fuentes, P., Bernal de Pheils, P., Zárate Grajales, R., Peragallo Montano, N., Wilson, L., & Villarruel, A. (2013). La contribución a los objetivos del milenio de la red de centros colaboradores de enfermería y partería en la región de las Américas [The contributions of the Pan American Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centres to the millennial development goals]. XII Conferencia Iberoamericana de Educación en Enfermería [XII Iberoamerican Nursing Education Conference] of the ALADEFE [Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Nursing], September 9 – 13, 2013, Montevideo, Uruguay

Ortega, J., Mitchell, M., & Peragallo, N. (2013). Programa de intercambio estudiantil: Una experiencia enriquecedora en el currículo de enfermería [Student exchange program: An enriching experience in the nursing curriculum]. Paper presented at the XII ], September 9-13, 2013, Montevideo, Uruguay

Peragallo N. (2013, Moderator).“Mesa Redonda del V Simposio de Investigación Educativa   [Roundtable of the V Symposium on Educational Research],”XII Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education of the ALADEFE [Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Nursing].  September 12, 2013. Montevideo, Uruguay.

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Ferrer, L., & Ambrosia, T. (2013). Development and pilot-testing of an Internet-based STI and HIV prevention intervention (I-STIPI) among young Chilean Women. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 24th International Nursing Research Congress, July 22-26, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., & Villegas, N. (2013). SEPA-O: An HIV prevention intervention for older Hispanic women. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 24thInternational Nursing Research Congress, July 22-26, 2013. Prague, Czech Republic

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Cianelli, R., & Villegas, N. (2013). Efficacy of SEPA intervention in HIV risk reduction and intimate partner violence. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 24th International Nursing Research Congress, July 22-26, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Cianelli, R., & Villegas, N. (2013). Nursing research health disparities and HIV prevention: SEPA intervention and its dissemination among diverse Hispanic communities. Poster presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 24th International Nursing Research Congress. July 22-26, 2013, Prague, Czech Republic

McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L., Hall, R.F., Peragallo, N., & Mitrani, V.B. (2012, December). Acculturation and the Center for Epidemiological Studies - depression scale for adult Spanish-speaking Hispanic women. Poster presented at 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, MD.

McCabe, B.E., Schaefer, N.N., Mitrani, V.B., & Peragallo, N. (2012, December). Alcohol problems, depression and Hispanic women’s HIV/STI risk. Poster presented at 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities, National Harbor, MD.

PeragalloN. (2012, October). Health disparities research and the efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention for Latinas. Presented at the Meeting of the Center for Equal Health: Community Partnerships in Research, Education and Training, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

Cianelli, R.; Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2012, September).  Mano a Mano-Mujer (Hand to Hand for Women): An effective HIV prevention intervention for women in Chile. Presented at the 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (CANS). September 13-15, 2012. Washington, D.C.

Cianelli, R.; Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2012, September).  Mano a Mano-Mujer (Hand to Hand for Women): An effective HIV prevention intervention for women in Chile. Presented at the 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (CANS). September 13-15, 2012. Washington, D.C.

McCabe, B.E., Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., & Mitrani, V.B. (2012, September). Mediators of interpersonal violence reduction in a group HIV-risk intervention for Latinas. Presented at The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science’s 2012 National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, D.C.

Ferrer, L., Trivino, X., Bernales Silva, M., Moore, P., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Effect of emotionally-complex roles on HIV-related simulated patients. Paper presented at the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

McCabe, B.E., Schaefer, N.N., Mitrani, V.B., & Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Alcohol problems, depression and Hispanic women’s HIV/STI risk. Presented at the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

Gattamorta, K., McCabe, B., & Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Does acculturation affect score interpretation? An evaluation of measurement invariance. Presented at the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

Peragallo, N. (2012, September). SEPA II: Intervención en prevención de VIH para reducir disparidades en salud en las mujeres Hispanas [SEPA II: Intervention for the prevention of HIV to reduce health disparities in Hispanic women]. Presented as part of the Symposium on Intervenciones para Abordar las Disparidades en Salud [Interventions to Reduce Health Disparities], XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

Peragallo, N., & Johnson-Mallard, V. (2012, September). Successful transition beyond Ph.D. training: Maximizing mentorship opportunities. Presented as part of the symposium on The Next Generation of Health Disparities Scientists: Ph.D. Training and Mentorship of Junior Faculty. XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

McCabe, B.E., Vermeesch, A.L., Hall, R.F., Peragallo, N., & Mitrani, V.B. (2012, September). Does acculturation of Hispanic women influence item response on the CES-D? Poster presented at The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science’s 2012 National State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, D.C.

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Impact of an internet based STI-HIV prevention intervention for Chilean young women. Paper presented at the 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research (CANS), September 13-15, 2012, Washington D.C.

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, Cianelli, R., & Villegas, N(2012).  Efficacy of SEPA II: An HIV risk reduction program among Hispanic women in Florida. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International’s 23rd International Nursing Research Congress, July 30-August 3, 2012, Brisbane, Australia

Peragallo, N. (Chair; 2012). A program of nursing research to reduce health disparities and HIV/AIDS among U.S. Hispanics. Symposium presented at the RNAO International Nursing Conference Nursing: Caring to Know, Knowing to Care, June 4- 7, 2012, Jerusalem, Israel

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, McCabe, B., Cianelli, R., & Villegas, N. (2012). The efficacy of  SEPA, an HIV risk reduction intervention for Hispanic women. RNAO International Nursing Conference Nursing: Caring to Know, Knowing to Care, June 4- 7, 2012, Jerusalem, Israel

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2012). Adapting SEPA, an HIV prevention intervention for younger and older Hispanic women. Paper presented at the RNAO International Nursing Conference “Nursing: Caring to Know, Knowing to Care” June 4-7, 2012, Jerusalem, Israel

Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Villegas, N., Vermeesch, A., Florom-Smith, A., Mccabe, B., Peragallo, N. (2012). Individual factors, culture, self-esteem and intimate partner violence among community dwelling Hispanic women. International Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference March 4-6, 2012, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Peragallo, N. (2012). Assessing intimate partner violence, depression and HIV prevention related outcomes among older Hispanic women in South Florida. International Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference March 4-6, 2012, Charlottesville, VA, USA

McCabe,B., Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Peragallo, N., & Mitrani, V. (2012). Mediators of interpersonal violence reduction in a group HIV-risk intervention for Latinas. International Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference March 4-6, 2012, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Peragallo, N. (2011, Spring). A program of research with diverse communities. Doctoral student seminar presented at Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Lara, L., Peragallo, N. (2011). Development and pilot-testing of an Internet-based STI and HIV prevention intervention (I-STIPI) among Chilean young women. Paper presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 41st biennial convention. October 29- November 2, 2011, Grapevine, Texas USA

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., McCabe, B., Cianelli, R., Villegas, N. (2011). Decreasing health disparities: Efficacy of an HIV risk reduction program (SEPA II) for Hispanic women in Florida. Presented at the Caribbean Exploratory NIMHD Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: “Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the USVI and the Caribbean”. October 19-22, 2011, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. (2011). Reducing health disparities in a minority population: Assessing the needs for HIV prevention among the older Hispanic women in South Florida. Presented at the Caribbean Exploratory NIMHD Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: “Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the USVI and the Caribbean”. October 19-22, 2011, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

Peragallo, N., Arcia, A., & Ortega, J. (2011, September). Intercambio a todos los niveles profesionales [Exchange programs at all professional levels].Presented as part of the seminar on International Mobility Experiences of Students, Faculty and Investigators, XI Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education, Coimbra, Portugal.

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2011). Mano a Mano-Mujer (Hand to Hand- for Women): A nursing education initiative to prevent HIV among Chilean women. 11th Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education of the ALADEFE [Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Nursing], September 18-23 2011, Coimbra-Portugal

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2011). Outcomes for Mano a Mano-Mujer (Hand to Hand-for Women): An HIV prevention intervention for low income Chilean women. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, July 10-15, Cancun Mexico

Peragallo, N.P. (2011, July). The efficacy of an HIV risk reduction project targeting Hispanic women in the U.S.  Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 22nd International Nursing Research Congress (STTI), Cancun, Mexico

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N. (2011). Stigma related to HIV among health care workers in Chile. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, July 10-15, Cancun Mexico

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N., Norr, K., Peragallo, N.  (2011). Nurses in Chile as leaders to protect the health rights of people living with HIV against stigma. Paper presented at the International Council of Nursing Conference, May 2- 8 La Valeta, Malta 2011.

Peragallo (2011, February). Desarollo de un programa de Investigación con Hispanos [Development of  a Hispanic-focused Research program].  Jornada del 53 Aniversario [53rd Anniversary Celebration], Universidad de Guanajato, Campus León, Guanajato, Mexico

Mitrani, V.B, Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., McCabe. B.E. & Peragallo, N. (2011, February). Intimate partner violence in a community sample of Hispanic women: Comparison of two measures. Paper presented at the 17th International Conference of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, Auckland, New Zealand

Peragallo, N. P., Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., McCabe, B., & Cianelli, R. (2011, February).   Reducing intimate partner violence among Latinas in the U.S. through HIV prevention. Presented at the 17th International Conference of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women (NNVAWI), Auckland, New Zealand

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K., Miner, S., Bernales, M., Peragallo, N. (2011).  Hand to Hand: Health care initiative to prevent HIV among Chilean women. Paper presented at the International Healthcare Services Academic Conference (CIBER), Miami, Florida, January 12, 2011

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N., Miner, S., Lara, L., Molina, Y., Irarrazabal, L., & Peragallo, N. (2010, December). Mano Mano Mujer: Iniciativa en prevención de VIH para mujeres Chilenas [Hand to Hand for Women: HIV prevention initiative for Chilean women]. Paper presented at the III Encuentro Internacional de Autocuidado y Promoción de la Salud: Innovaciones interdisciplinarias en VIH y SIDA [III International Meeting on Self-Care and Health Promotion: Interdisciplinary Innovations in HIV/AIDS], December, 2-3, 2010, Santiago, Chile

Peragallo, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Mitrani, V., & Prado, G. (2010, December). Intervenciones efectivas en la prevención y manejo del VIH [Effective interventions in the prevention and management of HIV]. Paper presented at the III Encuentro Internacional de Autocuidado y Promoción de la Salud: Innovaciones interdisciplinarias en VIH y SIDA [III International Meeting on Self-Care and Health Promotion: Interdisciplinary Innovations in HIV/AIDS], December, 2-3, 2010, Santiago, Chile

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Cianelli, R., Mitrani, V., McCabe, B., Villegas, N. (2010, December). SEPA II: Intervención en prevención de VIH para mujeres hispanas [SEPA II: HIV prevention intervention among Hispanic women]. Presented at the III Encuentro Internacional de Autocuidado y Promoción de la Salud: Innovaciones interdisciplinarias en VIH y SIDA [III International Meeting on Self-Care and Health Promotion: Interdisciplinary Innovations in HIV/AIDS], December, 2-3, 2010, Santiago, Chile

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2010, December). Mujeres Hispanas de 50 años y más: VIH, un problema emergente [Hispanic women 50 years old and older: HIV, an emerging problem]. Presented at the III Encuentro Internacional de Autocuidado y Promoción de la Salud: Innovaciones interdisciplinarias en VIH y SIDA [III International Meeting on Self-Care and Health Promotion: Interdisciplinary Innovations in HIV/AIDS], December, 2-3, 2010, Santiago, Chile

PeragalloN. (2010, October). Enfermería en los Estados Unidos: Regulación y Formación [Nursing in the United States: Regulation and Preparation]. Paper presented at the II Reunión Internacional de Regulación de Enfermería: “La Regulación de Enfermería  en Puerto Rico [II International Meeting on Nursing Regulation: Nursing Regulation in Puerto Rico], San Juan, Puerto Rico,

Peragallo, N. (2010, August). Mixed methods in developing interventions to reduce HIV/AIDS among Latinas.  Panel 2: “The Encounter of Paradigms: An Epistemological Focus” and Round Table 5: “Paths to Equity”. XII Coloquio Panamericano de Investigación en Enfermería [XII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium], Florianapolis, Brazil

Peragallo, N. (2009, November). The future of nursing in eliminating health disparities. Panel on The Future of Nursing in Eliminating Health Disparities. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on “The Future of Nursing”, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. (2009, October). Programas de intercambio internacional en enfermería [Nursing international exchange programs].  Presented at the X Conferencia Iberoaméricana de Educación en Enfermería [X Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education], Panama City, Panama.

Peragallo, N. (2009, May). Postgrado en enfermería: La producción científica y su impacto social [Post-graduate nursing education: Scientific productivity and its societal impact]. Presented at the Universidad Andres Bello School of Nursing Inaugural Programs Inauguration, Santiago, Chile.

Peragallo, N. (2009, April). Improving health through innovative education and research partnerships. Panel presentation at the U.S. SouthCom Meeting on Building Nursing Partnership in Latin America/Caribbean to Meet the Health Threats to Stability in the Region, Miami, Florida

Peragallo, N. (2009, April). The role of HIV, substance abuse and culture in violence: Implications for educating health professionals. Presented at the Biennial Scientific Assembly of the Academy on Violence and Abuse: “Sowing Seeds of Academic Change: Nurturing New Paradigms,” Minneapolis, Minnesota

Peragallo, N. (2008, December). The science of eliminating health disparities. Presented at the  National Institutes of Health Summit on “The Global Nursing Shortage: Issues and Solutions for the 21st  Century”, Scottsdale, Arizona

Peragallo, N. (2008, November). Forum: Research on patient safety as a public health issue. Panel presentation at the XI Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Quito, Ecuador

Peragallo, N. (2008, October). Healthcare research among diverse communities. Presented at the inaugural convention of the National American Arab Nurses Association, “Building Cultural Bridges in Health Care: Strength in Diversity,” Detroit, Michigan

Peragallo, N. (2008, August). Desarrollo de un programa de investigación sobre VIH/SIDA [Development of an HIV/AIDS research program]. Paper presented at the Congreso Internacional de Enfermería, “Unidos Por La Salud” [International Nursing Congress, “United for Health Care”], Tampico, Mexico

Peragallo, N. (2008, July). Bridging the gap in health disparities among Latinos. Keynote address at the 23rd Annual National Association of Hispanic Nurses Conference, Boston Massachusetts

Peragallo, N.P. & Gonzalez Guarda, R. M. (2008, July). Intersection of HIV and intimate partner violence among Latinas. Presented at the 17th International Council on Women’s Health Issues Congress, Gaborone, Botswana

Peragallo, N.P., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Urrutia, M.T., & Bernales, M. (2008). Domestic violence, substance abuse and its relation to HIV/AIDS among low-income Chilean women.  Paper presented at the International Nursing Research Conference, Jerusalem, Israel

Peragallo, N. P.  (2007). Health disparities among Hispanics. Presented at the IX Conferencia Iberoamericana de Educación en Enfermería de ALADEFE [IX Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education of the Latin American Association of Schools and Faculties of Nursing]. Toledo, Spain

Peragallo, N. P.  (2007, May). Lifetime abuse and HIV risks among Hispanic women in the U.S. Presented at the 18th International Nursing Research Congress, “Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice,” Vienna, Austria

Peragallo, N. (2007, November). Current challenges and successes in HIV prevention with Hispanics/Latinos. Satellite broadcast and webcast presented to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia.

Peragallo, N. (2007, September). Program of research in health disparities. Keynote address presented at the Cultural Diversity Workshop, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, Tennessee

Peragallo, N. (2007, September). A program of research in health disparities. Paper presented at the Association of American Medical Colleges Minority Faculty Career Development Seminar. Miami, Florida.

Peragallo, N. (2007, July). Investing in our health and the health workforce dilemma. Presented at the National Institutes of Health inaugural Eastern Caribbean Conference on Health: “Cooperating to Build Healthier Communities,” Nevis, West Indies

Peragallo, N. (2007, May). Health disparities in maternal and child health. Presented at the Pontífica Universidad Católica de Chile V International Encounter of Obstetrics and        Gynecology, Viña del Mar, Chile

Peragallo, N. (2007, April ). Soliciting resources for simulation. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Hot Issues Conference: “Stepping Up to Clinical Simulation, Denver, Colorado

Peragallo, N. (2007, April). Thinking big: Building your career trajectory and expanding opportunities in health disparities. Visiting Nurse Scholar presentation, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Peragallo, N. (2007, February).  Diversity in the health professions. Presented to the Sullivan Alliance and Kaiser Family Foundation National Leadership Symposium on Health Professions Diversity. Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. (2006, November). Simulation in nursing education. Presented at the X Coloquio Panamericano de Investigación en Enfermería [X Panamerican Nursing Research Colloquium], Buenos Aires, Argentina

Miner, S., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Cabieses, B., Irarrázabal, L., Bernales, J. & Peragallo,  N. P. (2006, November). Chilean men’s myths, beliefs and behaviors affecting women’s vulnerability to HIV.  Presented at the X Panamerican Nursing Research Colloquium, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Peragallo, N. P.   Lifetime partner violence among a cohort of urban Latinas: Comparison of two measures of violence. Presented at the International Council on Women’s Health Issues Congress, Sydney, Australia

Peragallo, N. (2006, October). Where research, science, technology and professional practice converge. Presented at the Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas International Nursing Congress: “Encounter 21”, Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico

Gonzalez, R., Vasquez, E., & Peragallo, N. P.   (2006, April). Intimate partner violence and substance abuse among Mexican women.  Presented at the 14th Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International Conference, Portland, Oregon

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. P., Irarrázaval, L., Bernales, M., Uribe, P. & Carvajal, S. Lideres de la comunidad construyendo prevención de VIH/SIDA en Chile: Implicancias para la formación de enfermeras [Community leaders constructing HIV/AIDS prevention in Chile: Implications for the formation of nursing professionals].  Presented at the 8th Iberoamerican Conferencia on Nursing Education, Concepción, Chile

Peragallo, N. (2006, June).  HIV risk reduction interventions for Latinas. Presented at the “Celebrating Nursing Science: The Research-Practice Link” Meeting, Clinical Center for Nursing and Patient Care Services, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland

Peragallo, N. (2006, May). Intersección de violencia, abuso de drogas y comportamientos de riesgos [The intersection of violence, drug abuse and risk behaviors]. Paper presented at the Seminario Taller de Investigación Científica [Research Workshop], Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico.

Peragallo, N. (2006, August). Improving patient healthcare outcomes by integrating nursing education, research and practice.  Presented at the National Black Nurses Association  34th Annual Institute and Conference, Hollywood, Florida

Peragallo, N. (2006, March). Advances of nursing research on the drug phenomenon – North American and Latin American perspectivesNursing leadership for professional advancement within the 21st century and the drug phenomenon – North and Latin American perspectives,” and Research methodology (qualitative and quantitative) applied to the study of the drug phenomenon. Presented to La Comisiόn Interamericana para el Control del Abuso de Drogas (CICAD) de la Organizaciόn de Estados Americanos (OEA) [The Interamerican Commision for Drug Abuse Control, Organization of American States.  Brasilia, Brazil

Peragallo, N. (2006, March). Developing a research trajectory.  Presented to the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, Inc. 2nd National Conference, “Creating Research Careers:  Expanding the Research Network.”  Chicago, IL

Peragallo, N. (2006, July). Nursing and health care for Hispanics: The state of the art and science of caring.  National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) 31st Annual Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Peragallo, N. & Vasquez, E. (2005, August). Advances of nursing research and the drug phenomenon in the Americas.  Presented at the 2nd International Nursing Research Forum and the Drug Phenomenon in Latin America, Organization of American States (OAs) and Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Peragallo, N. (2005, March). Launching a research trajectory. Presented to the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations, Inc. 1st National Conference, “Creating Research Careers: The Beginning,” Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. (2004, October). HIV risk reduction interventions for Latinas.  Presented as part of the Prevention of HIV Panel, National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse Annual Conference, “A Roadmap for Hispanic Drug Abuse Research,” San Antonio, TX

Peragallo, N. (2004, October). Nursing research perspectives. Presented at the Meeting of the IHI Medical School Collaborative with Nursing School Deans/Associate Deans, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN.

Peragallo, N. (2004, March). Strategies for becoming culturally competent. Invited keynote address, University of Missouri at Kansas City Diversity Workshop: Kansas City, MO.

Peragallo, N. (2004). Delivering culturally competent primary health care. Presented to the National Project Advisory Committee Meeting to Develop Culturally Competent Nursing Models, Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. P.  (2004). SEPA: Effects of HIV risk reduction intervention and prevention program on Mexican women in the United States. Paper presented at the Southern Nursing Research Society 18th Annual Conference, Louisville, KY

Peragallo, N. (2004). Nursing leadership roles within the healthcare system. Presented to the Healthcare Leadership Legislative Forum Distinguished Lecture Series, Association of Hispanic Healthcare Executives, New York City, NY.

Peragallo, N. (2003, September). HIV risk reduction among Latinas. Presented to the National Advisory Council for Nursing Research, National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD.

Peragallo, N. (2003). SEPA: A community based intervention to reduce HIV risk among Latinas. Presented at the Meeting on Improving Healthcare Quality through Research, Miami, FL.

Peragallo, N. (2003). Nursing leadership roles within healthcare systems.  Presented at the National Hispanic Medical Association Seventh Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.

 Peragallo, N. (2003). Minorities in the pipeline. Presented at the Gloria R. Smith Issues Forum, Meeting of the National Black Nurses Foundation . Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. (2003). Opportunities for cross-cultural and Spanish language training. Presented at session 03-01 of the Expert Advisory Board on Children’s Health and the Environment, Alexandria, VA

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Lee, S., & Kim, Y.J. (2003), July). HIV risk reduction intervention: Effects on HIV knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes in Latina women in the United States. Presented at the 28th National Conference of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Lee, S., & Kim, Y. J.  (2003, February). HIV risk reduction intervention: Effects on HIV knowledge, behaviors, and attitudes in Latina women in the United States. Paper presented at the 17th Annual conference of Southern Nursing Research Society, Orlando, FL.

Peragallo, N. (2002, October). Violence experiences of Latino women: A cultural perspective. Keynote address to the 3rd International University of Texas Crossing Borders Conference, “Emerging Knowledge in Culture and Health: Caring for Hispanic Populations,” Arlington, VA.

Peragallo, N. (2002). Language and culture: Bridges or barriers? Keynote address to the National Institutes of Health Healthy Family/Healthy Nation Hispanic Heritage Month Bethesda, MD.

Peragallo, N. (2002). Closing the gap in health disparities: Creating an action agenda for nursing. Presented to The American Academy of Nursing Conference, Naples, FL.

Peragallo, N. (2002). Educating culturally competent health professionals. Presented to the Institute of Medicine Health Professions Education Summit. Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. P.  (2002). Results of project SEPA at three months. Presented at the VIII Coloquio Panamericano de Investigación en Enfermería [VIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium], Mexico City, Mexico

 Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., & Kim, Y. J.  (2002). HIV risk reduction intervention for U.S. Latinas. Presented at the State of the Science Congress of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Washington D.C.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., & Lee, S.  (2002). SEPA: HIV risk reduction intervention for U.S. Latinas. Presented at the  XIV International AIDS Conference, Barcelona, Spain

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., O’Campo, P., Lee, S., & Kim, Y. J.  (2002). Developing a culturally sensitive HIV risk reduction intervention for Latinas. Presented at the 13th International Nursing Research Congress of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Queensland, Australia

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., Lirtmunlikaporn, S., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., & Rivero, R.   (2001). Domestic violence, self-esteem, depression, HIV risk, and psychological status of Mexican women in the United States. Paper presented at the 129th American Public Health Association annual meeting, “One World, Global Health,” Atlanta, GA.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. P., & McElmurry, B. (2001). Domestic violence and HIV risk among Latinas: Effects of depression and self-esteem. Presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Torres, S., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). The relationship between domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status on childbearing Latinas in the United States. Presented at the 1st Annual Women’s Health Poster Day, Baltimore, MD.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., & Torres, S. (2001). HIV risk reduction intervention for Latino women: Project SEPA. Presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, San Antonio, TX.

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Rivero, R., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S.  (2001). Domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status of Mexican immigrant women in the United States. Presented at the 2nd International “Crossing Borders” Conference, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. P., & McElmurry, B. (2001). Domestic violence and HIV risk among Latinas: Effects of depression and self-esteem. Presented at the National HIV Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., Torres, S., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S. (2001). The relationship between domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status on childbearing Latinas in the United States. Presented at the 1st Annual Women’s Health Poster Day, Baltimore, MD.

Peragallo, N. P., DeForge, B., & Torres, S. (2001). HIV risk reduction intervention for Latino women: Project SEPA. Presented at the 26th Annual Conference of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, San Antonio, TX.

Peragallo, N. P., Torres, S., DeForge, B., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Rivero, R., & Lirtmunlikaporn, S.  (2001). Domestic violence, HIV risk, and psychological status of Mexican immigrant women in the United States. Presented at the 2nd International “Crossing Borders” Conference, Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Peragallo, N. (2000). Los dolores y colores [the pains and colors] of leadership.  Keynote address to the Orange County Leadership Seminar, National Association of Hispanic Las Vegas, NV.

Peragallo, N. (2000). SEPA: Proyecto de investigación comunitario con y para la mujer Latina [SEPA: Community-based Research Project with and for Hispanic women].  Keynote address to the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the School of Nursing, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Peragallo, N. (2000). Making a doctoral degree fit the academic work environment. Presented at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Doctoral Education Conference, Sanibel Island, FL

Peragallo, N. (2000). Prevention intervention for Latinas: Cultural implications. Keynote address presented at the biannual conference of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses: Hacia un nuevo milenio [Towards a new millennium]: Advocating for the Latino Community.

Peragallo, N. (2000). Culturally tailored interventions for Latino women. Presented at the Department of Health and Human Services and National Association of Hispanic Nurses special meeting on Women’s Health Issues, Washington, D.C.

Peragallo, N. (2000). Project SEPA: A community based HIV prevention project for Latinas. Presented at the Meeting of the Hispanic Health Coalition, Chicago Department of Public Health. Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. P., Crittenden, K., Ferrer, L., Guarda, L., & Vargas, D.  (2000). Relationship between violence, HIV risk, and psychological well-being among Latinas in the U.S. Presented at the National Association of Hispanic Nurses 25th Anniversary Conference, Washington D.C.

Peragallo, N. (1999). HIV risk reduction among Mexican and Puerto Rican inner city women: Community concerns.  Presented as part of the Medical Staff and Residents Lecture Series, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. (1999). HIV prevention intervention: Project SEPA.  Keynote address presented at the Meeting of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. (1999). HIV risk and Latinas.  Keynote address presented to the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Annual Conference Los Angeles, CA.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1999). Research issues in field work with Mexican and Puerto Rican women: Trainer and trainees’ views. Presented at the National Association of Hispanic Nurses Conference, “Unidos Para Nuestra Comunidad [United for our Community]”, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M.L., Norr, K.F., & Dancy, B.  (1998). Culturally specific AIDS prevention needs of Mexican and Puerto Rican inner-city women. Paper presented at the International AIDS Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M. L., Norr, K. & Tow B. (1998). HIV risk reduction among Mexican and Puerto Rican inner-city women. Presented at the 126th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting, Washington D.C.

Peragallo, N. P., Talashek, M. L. & Norr, K.  (1998). Social and cultural factors associated with HIV/AIDS risk reduction among Mexican and Puerto Rican women.  Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Columbus, OH.

Peragallo, N. (1997). Breast care screening attitudes and practices among Hispanic women. Keynote address presented at the Chicago Multi-City Mammography Pilot Project Conference, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. (1996). Latino women and leadership. Presented to the Latino Women Unity Breakfast and Dialogue on Health and Social Policy Issues, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. (1996).  Women and AIDS. Presented at the League of United Latin American Citizens - Chapter of the National LULAC- Illinois State Annual Convention and Scholarship Awards, Chicago, IL.

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M.L. & Sciamarella E. (1996).  Breast and cervical cancer screening utilization among minority women. Presented at the 124th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting, New York, NY.

McElmurry, B.J., Misner, S.J., Torres, E., Peragallo, N. P., Dancy, B., Norr, K., Lange, I., & Campos, M.C.  (1996). An international research training program in nursing science for minority scholars. Presented at the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centers for Nursing and Midwifery Conference, “Nursing and Midwifery: Making a Difference in Health for All,” Manama, Bahrain

Peragallo, N. P.  (1996).  Use of mammography and pap smears among Mexican women. Presented at the 124th Annual American Public Health Association Meeting, New York, N.Y.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1996). Effects of culture on HIV risk: An exploratory study of Latino women. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, New York, N.Y.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1996). Factors influencing breast and cervical cancer screening among Latinas.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, N.Y.

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M. L., Sciamarella E., Rueda A., & Giachello A. (1995).  Research issues in fieldwork with Latino populations. Presented at the 123rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.

Peragallo, N. P., Alba, M. L., Sciamarella E., Rueda A., & Giachello A.  (1995). Evaluation of breast cancer screening campaign for Latinas in Chicago.  Poster presented at the 123rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition of the American Public Health Association.  San Diego, CA.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1995). Risk behaviors for HIV infection among Latino women. Presented at the HIV Infection in Women Conference, Washington D.C.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1994). Risk behaviors for HIV infection among Latino women.  Presented at the 122nd American Public Health Association Meeting, Washington DC.

Peragallo, N. P.  (1993). Cultural aspects for HIV prevention among Latinas. Presented at the Second Annual Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Epsilon Chapter Research Conference on "Bridging Research and Practice,” Orlando, FL.

Lake, E.T., Smith, H.L., Aiken, L.H., Peragallo, N. P., & Ferrer, X.  (1993). HIV surveillance and transmission patterns in Santiago, Chile 1991.  Presented at the IX International AIDS Conference, Berlin, Germany

Peragallo, N. (1993). Una mirada actual a la investigación en enfermería [A real look at nursing research]. Keynote address presented at the Jornadas de Investigación en Enfermería [Nursing Research Meetings], Santiago, Chile

Peragallo, N. (1991). Relación entre actitudes y conocimientos sobre SIDA en profesionales de enfermería; Ejemplo del desarrollo de un proyecto de investigación [The relationship between attitudes toward and knowledge of AIDS among nursing professionals: A sample of  how to develop a research project].  Presented to the Primeras Jornadas Internacionales de Investigación de Enfermería [First International Meetings on Nursing Research], Concepción, Chile

Peragallo, N. (1991). Factores de riesgo para infección por VIH en mujeres Puertorriqueñas [HIV infection risk factors in Puerto Rican women].  Presented to the Primeras Jornadas Internacionales de Investigación de Enfermería [First International Meetings on Nursing Research], Concepción, Chile

Peragallo, N. (1990). Infección por VIH en mujeres Hispanas [HIV infection in Hispanic women]. Ministerio de Salud y Colegio de Enfermeras de Chile “Vivencias de Enfermeras Chilenas y Extranjeras con Pacientes VIH” [“Experiences of Chilean and Foreign Nurses with HIV+ Patients.” Chilean Ministry of Health and College of Nursing Conference, Santiago, Chile

Guarda*- former name for Peragallo:

Guarda*, N. P. & Wood, R.  (1991). Determinants of high risk behaviors for HIV infection among Hispanic women.  Presented at the American Nursing Association Council of Nurse Researchers International Nursing Research Conference, “Global Health Perspectives”, Los Angeles, CA.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1991). Determinants of high-risk behaviors for HIV infection among Latinas. Presented at the Public Health Service Hispanic Recruitment, Retention and Career Development Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1991). Risk for HIV infection among Puerto Rican women.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Clinical Nurse Scholars Program, Scottsdale, AZ.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1991). Acculturation and HIV risk behaviors among Puerto Rican women.  Presented at the 119th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, Atlanta, GA.

Lehman , H., Aiken, L.H.,  Semaan, S., Smith, H.L., O'Hare, P., Lake, E.T., Frank, I., & Guarda*, N. P.  (1991). Comparisons of care outcomes for HIV infected persons managed primarily by nurse practitioners versus physicians.  Presented at the Seventh International Conference on AIDS, Florence, Italy

Guarda*, N. P.  AIDS Prevention in Chile.  (1991). Pre-conference workshop presented at the Meeting of the AIDSTECH/Family Health International Behavioral Research Grants Program, Florence, Italy

Guarda*, N. P.  (1990). Panorama mundial del SIDA [Global overview of AIDS]. Presented at the XIV Congreso Bienal de Enfermedades Infecciosas, “Antibiótico terapia e Imaginología” [XIV Biennial Congress on Infectious Diseases], Barranquilla, Colombia.

 Guarda*, N. P.  (1989). Growth and morbidity patterns among iron-deficient pre-school children. Presented at the Research Symposium of the West Virginia Nurses Association, Oglebay Park, West Virginia.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1989). AIDS epidemiology.  Presented at the Florida Nurses Association AIDS Workshop, Jacksonville, FL.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1989). AIDS epidemiology.  Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau, Theta Epsilon Chapter AIDS/HIV Infection Workshop, “An Update for Nurses,” Orlando, FL.

Sepulveda, J. A., Guarda*, N. P. & McMillan V. (1989). Knowledge about AIDS/HIV infection among nurses. Presented at the 117th Annual American Public Health Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Guarda*, N. P., Sepulveda, J. A., & McMillan V. (1989). Relationship between AIDS knowledge and attitudes among nurses.  Presented at the 117th Annual American Public Health Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Guarda*, N. P., Sepulveda, J. A. & McMillan, V. (1989).  Nurses' attitudes about AIDS/HIV carriers: A survey. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau International Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1988). Leadership opportunities in community group teaching. Presented at the West Virginia Nurses Association Research Symposium, Morgantown, West Virginia.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1988). AIDS epidemiology.  Paper presented at the Florida Nurses Association Convention, Marco Island, FL.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1987). AIDS epidemiology.  Presented at the Florida Nurses Association Convention, Orlando, FL.

Guarda*, N. P.  (1987). Epidemiology of AIDS: Transmission, testing and implications for health care workers. Paper presented at the Florida Society for Histotechnology Region III Seminar, Orlando, FL.

Guarda*, N. P., Pollit, E. & Viteri, F. (1986). Severity of iron deficiency anemia and its relationship to growth and morbidity among preschoolers in Guatemala.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, St. Louis, MO.

Guarda*, N.P. & Chase, B.  (1986). Implementing wellness in curriculum. Presented at the Sigma Theta Tau Research Conference, Morgantown, W.V.

Peragallo, N. Co-Principal Investigator, Principal Investigator. Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research: El Centro. National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIH/NIMHD), 2012-2017.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. SEPA III: The Effectiveness Trial (Funded under El Centro). NIH/NIMHD) 2012-2017.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. SEPA: HIV Intervention Reducing Health Disparities Among Hispanic Women. (Funded under El Centro). NIH/NIMHD 2007-2010.

Peragallo, N. Co-Principal Investigator. Training the Next Generation of Global Health Disparities Scientist. National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIH/NIMHD) Grant No. T37MD008647, 2016-2019.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant Nos. 64851, 68981, 70084, 71045, and 71799, 2011-2015.

Peragallo, N.Principal Investigator. Jonas Nursing Scholars. Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, 2011-2018.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant No.: D09HP05310, 2010-2011.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Scholarships for Family Nurse Practitioner Students. Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation, Inc. Grant No: 98262, 2009-2010.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Accelerated BSN Scholarship Support. Aetna Foundation, Inc. Grant, 2009-2010.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant. Nos. T08HP07200, T08HP09601, T08HP13168, T08HP18862, T0AHP18291, and T0AHP15834, 2008-2011.

Peragallo, N. Co-Investigator. Testing an HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention for Chilean Women. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant No. R01 TW006977-01, 2004-2009.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Project DYVA: Drugs and Violence in the Americas. Organization of American States (OAS). Organization of American States (OAS), Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD), 2006-2008.

Peragallo, N. Co-Investigator (PI: Norr, K.). Mobilizing Health Workers for Community HIV Prevention in Chile. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grant No. 1 R03 TW006980-01, 2004-2007.

Peragallo, N. Co-Investigator (PI: Ferrer, L.). Futuros profesionales de la salud: Fortaleciendo sus conocimientos, actitudes y conductas frente al VIH/SIDA [Strengthening knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of future Health professionals regarding HIV/AIDS] Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Grant No. DIPUC/27Ce, 2004-2005.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant No.: A10HP00218, 2003-2004.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. NGA for supplement funding of HIV risk reduction among Latinas: Project SEPA. Grant No. R01-NR04746-01, 2002-2003.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. HIV risk reduction among Latinas: Project SEPA. National Institute on Nursing Research/National Institute on Mental Health Grant No. R01-R04746-01, 1998-2002.

Peragallo, N. Research Training Faculty (PI: R. Weissberg). Prevention Research Training: Urban Children’s Mental Health. NIH, and Department of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, College of Education, College of Nursing, and School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999-2000.

Peragallo, N. Research Training Faculty (PI: B. McElmurry). Training in Primary Health Care Nursing Research. National Institute of Nursing Research/National Institutes of Health Grant No. T32-NR0-7079, 1994-1999.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. HIV risk reduction among Mexican and Puerto Rican Women: A Pilot Study. University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing Dean’s Research Fund Grant, 1997.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Conference on the Changing Health Care Environment: Effects on Latino Health in the Chicago Area. University of Illinois Great Cities Initiative Grant, 1996.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Communication with Sexual Partners among Latino Women University of Illinois College of Nursing Dean’s Research Fund Grant, 1995-1996.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. HIV Risk Appraisal among Latino Women Sub-Groups: Pilot Administration and Survey Instrument in Spanish and English. University of Illinois College of Nursing Dean’s Research Fund Grant, 1995-1996.

Peragallo, N. Co-Investigator (P.I: Giadello). Midwest Latino (MEDTEP) Health Research Center. National Institutes of Health (NIH) Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Grant, 1993-1996.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. An Evaluation of the Latino Breast Cancer Awareness Program in Chicago. Illinois Department of Public Health Grant, 1995.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Latino Perspectives on Health Care in Illinois: Policy briefing paper. University of Illinois Great Cities Initiative Grant, 1995.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. A Nursing Intervention to Prevent AIDS in Chile. USAID Family Health International. (Phase I) Grant No. 4021-6 and NIH National Center for Nursing Research (Phase II) Grant:, 1990-1992.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Nurse Scholar's Program. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant, 1989-1991.

Peragallo, N. Co-Investigator. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Nurse Practitioner-Managed Care for Persons with HIV. Research Foundation of the University of Pennsylvania Grant, 1990.

Peragallo, N. Principal Investigator. Attitudes of Registered Nurses towards AIDS patients. University of Central Florida, Research Fund Grant, 1988.