July 15, 2014 — Dr. Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, Dean and Professor of the School of Nursing and Health Studies, has been selected for induction into the Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) honor society of nursing Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame. At the induction ceremony in July of 2014 at the 24th STTI Nursing Research Congress in Hong Kong, Dean Peragallo Montano will be honored for her lifetime achievements as a nurse scientist. Peragallo Montano is a nationally and internationally recognized nursing scientist specializing in health disparities and culturally competent interventions with minority populations. She has devoted her 35+ year research and academic career to improving the health status of minorities and other medically underserved populations.
The International Researcher Hall of Fame eternally honors nurse researchers who are Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International 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.
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