STTI Congress in Hong Kong, JULY 24-28

August 14, 2014 — Dr. Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, Dean and Professor of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honor society of nursing Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame in a ceremony at the 25th Annual STTI Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong on July 26, 2014. The International Researcher Hall of Fame eternally honors STTI nurse researchers who are STTI members, who have achieved significant and sustained national and/or international recognition for their work, and whose research has impacted the profession and the people it serves.

Additionally, during the July 24-28 conference, entitled “Engaging Colleagues: Improving Global Health Outcomes,” SONHS faculty disseminated their research findings to members of the global scientific healthcare community via the following oral and poster presentations:

Dr. Mary Hooshmand presented:

Hooshmand, M.A. Comparison of Telemedicine to Traditional Face-to-Face Care for Children with Special Healthcare Needs: Analysis of Cost, Caring, and Family-Centered Care

Dr. Rosina Cianelli presented:

Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Wilkinson, C., Mitchell, E., Mitrani, V., Anglade, D., Nicolas, G. Implementation, cultural acceptability, and impact of a mental health program or Haitian healthcare workers.

Peragallo-Montano, N., McCabe, B., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Villegas, N., Cianelli, R. Links from childhood abuse to adult intimate partner violence, depression and drinking in Hispanic women

Dr. Mitrani presented:

Mitrani, V.B., McCabe, B., Rodriguez, A.E., Metsch, L.R. Research participation decision Factors and data collection modality preferences among minority adults living with HIV.

Mitrani, V.B., De Santis, J., McCabe, B., Deleon, D., Leblanc, N. The impact of parent reaction to sexual orientation on depressive symptoms and sex risk among Hispanic men who have sex with men.

Dr. Natalia Villegas presented:

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Peragallo Montano, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R., Ferrer, L., & Kaelber, L. SEPA II: Predictors of self-efficacy for HIV prevention among Hispanic women.


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