Rosina Cianelli

Title/Position: Associate Professor

Profile:
Associate professor at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Cianelli completed a PhD in nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She also studied at Pontifica Universidad Catolica de Chile, earning a BSN in nurse midwifery and later serving as a professor in the Escuela de Enfermeria. Dr. Cianelli completed a Master of Public Health at the Universidad de Chile. Her clinical specialty is midwifery. She teaches and conducts research in women’s health, health disparities, and international health. Dr. Cianelli also studies HIV prevention and was the recipient of a Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research traineeship at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Credentials:
Rosina Cianelli, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Education
BSN, Nurse Midwife, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 1979
MPH, Master in Public Health, Universidad de Chile, 1986
PhD, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003

Certifications / Licensure
Universidad de Chile, Health Management; Certified 1992
Florida Board Certificate Number 20063644
Certification of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS), 2003

Clinical Specialties
Midwifery

Primary Teaching Areas
Women's Health
Research
Health Disparities
International Health

Research and Academic Interests
Women's Health
HIV Prevention
Health Disparities
International Health
Health Disparities

Research Grants (selected)

2012  Principal Investigator Maternal-Child Needs Assessment in the Southwest Corridor of Haiti Kellogg Foundation P3020642.

2012-2017 Co-Principal Investigator. SEPA III: The Effectiveness Trial 2P60MD002266. National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIH/NIMHD.

2011-2012 Principal Investigator SEPA-O an HIV Prevention Intervention for Older Hispanic Women.NIH  NIMHHD El Centro Disparities Research P60MD002266-01.

2010-2011 Principal Investigato Assessing HIV Needs Related to HIV among Older Hispanic Women Institutional Grant UM, School of Nursing and Health Studies

2011-2012 Co-Investigator - Project Director Mental Health Prevention in Haiti NIH NCMHD El Centro Supplemental Grant

Publications (selected)
Cianelli, R., Wilkinson, C., Mitchell, E., Anglade, D., Nicolas, G., Mitrani, V. B., & Peragallo, N.  (In Press). Mental health training experiences among haitian healthcare workers post-earthquake 2010. International Nursing Review.  doi: 10.1111/inr.12047

Gonzalez-Guarda, R.M., McCabe, B., Vermeesch, A., Cianelli, R., Peragallo-Montano, 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.doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e318216d5f4

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 Nursing, 20(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. doi: 10.1016/j.jana.2013.01.009

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:http://dx.doi.org/10.1891/1540-4153.11.2.72

Vermeesch, A. L., Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., Hall, R., McCabe, B. E., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. (2013). Predictors of depressive symptoms among hispanic women in south florida. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(10), 1325-1338. doi: 10.1177/0193945913496152

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. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2012.03.004

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K. F., Miner, S., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., . . . 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:10.1080/07399332.2012.655388. PMCID: PMC3348920

Norr, K., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Crittenden, K.S., Irarrazabal, L., Cabieses, B., . . . Bernales, M. (2012). Peer group intervention for HIV prevention among health workers in chile. JANAC: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 23(1), 73-86. doi:10.1016/j.jana.2011.02.001. PMCID: PMC3140569

Peragallo, N., Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., McCabe, B., & Cianelli, R. (2012). The efficacy of an HIV risk reduction intervention for hispanic women. AIDS and Behavior, 16(5), 1316-13126. 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, 23(1), 51-61. ISSN 0716-8861

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K., McCreary, L., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., & Miner, S. (2011). Stigma related to HIV among community health workers in chile. Stigma Research and Action, 1(1), 3-10. doi:10.5463/sra.v1i1.1. PMCID: PMC3115724

Cabieses, B., Ferrer, L., Villarroel, L., Cianelli, R., Miner, S., & Bernales, M. (2011). Desigualdad en conocimientos y riesgo ocupacional de VIH en trabajadores de salud primaria en chile (inequalities related to knowledge and occupational risk to acquire HIV among health workers in chile). Investigación y Educación En Enfermería, 29(2), 212-221.

Ferrer, L., Cabieses, B., Norr, K., Cianelli, R., Araya, A., Irarrazabal, L., . . . Norr, J. (2011). Eficacia de una intervención educativa sobre conocimientos de ley chilena de SIDA en trabajadores de salud primaria (effectiveness of an educational program about the chilean AIDS law in primary care health workers). Revista Médica De Chile, 139, 625-632. doi:10.4067/S0034-98872011000500010

Gonzalez-Guarda, R. M., McCabe, B. E., Florom-Smith, A., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2011). Substance abuse, violence, HIV, and depression: An underlying syndemic factor among latinas. Nursing Research, 60(3), 182-189. doi:10.1097/NNR.0b013e318216d5f4. PMCID: PMC3171180

Miner, S., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Bernales, M., & Cabieses, B. (2011). Intimate partner violence and HIV risk behaviors among socially disadvantaged chilean women. Violence Against Women, 17(4), 517-531. doi:10.1177/1077801211404189. PMCID: PMC3772780

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 associated  to HIV and AIDS among chilean women]. Investigación y Educación En Enfermería, 2(29), 222-229.  ISSN 0120-5307

Presentations (selected)

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., Kaelber, L., & Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Intimate Partner Violence and HIV Risk Perception among Older Hispanic Women in South Florida. 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, DC.

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. 2012 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research, Washington, DC.

Cianelli, R. (2012, September). Activities and Collaborations between Centers of Excellence. Moderator and presenter XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, Florida.

Cianelli, R. (2012, September). El Centro Interventions to Address Health Disparities: SEPA-O. Moderator and presenter at the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, FL.

Cianelli, R., Roseau, C., Mitchell, M., Villegas, N., Anglade, D., & Peragallo, N. (2012, September). Haiti The Collaborative Work Developed by the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Moderator and presenter in the XIII Pan American Nursing Research Colloquium, Miami Beach, Florida.

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

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2012, June). Adapting SEPA, an HIV prevention intervention for younger and older Hispanic women. RNAO International Nursing Conference Nursing: Caring to Know, Knowing to Care, Jerusalem, Israel.

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

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

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

Villegas, N., Santisteban, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Ambrosia, T., Lara, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, October). Development and pilot-testing of an internet based STI and HIV prevention intervention (I-STIPI) among Chilean young women. Sigma Theta Tau International 41st Biennial Convention, Grapevine, Texas.

Cianelli, R., Mitrani, V., Roseau, N., Peragallo, N., & Nicolas, G. (2011, October). Decreasing Health Disparities related to Mental Health Issues Post Earthquake in North Haiti. Caribbean Exploratory Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the USVI and the Caribbean, St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., & Peragallo, N. (2011, October). SEPA-O: An HIV Prevention intervention addressing health disparities among older Hispanic women. Caribbean Exploratory Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the USVI and the Caribbean. St.Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

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

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2011, October). Reducing health disparities in a minority population: Assessing the needs for HIV prevention among older Hispanic women. Caribbean Exploratory Research Center’s Fourth Health Disparities Institute: Partnerships, Collaborations, and Models to Reduce Health Disparities in the USVI and the Caribbean, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, September). 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 ALADEFE Coimbra, Portugal.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, September). Educación en prevención de VIH para mujeres Hispanas de 50 años y más [Education in HIV prevention for Hispanic women 50 years and older]. 11th Iberoamerican Conference on Nursing Education of ALADEFE. Coimbra, Portugal.

Cianelli, R., Villegas, N., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, July). Outcomes for Mano a Mano-Mujer (Hand to Hand-for Women): An HIV Prevention for low income Chilean women. Sigma Theta Tau International's 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, July). Stigma related to HIV among health care workers in Chile. Sigma Theta Tau International's 22nd International Nursing Research Congress, Cancun, Mexico.

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

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., & Peragallo, N. (2011, May). Decreasing Health Disparities: Mano a Mano Mujer, an HIV prevention intervention, final outcomes. Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center Special Seminar, El Paso, Texas.

Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2011, April). Midwifery Training to Decrease Maternal Mortality and HIV in Haiti. Conference Partnerships to Enhance Nursing Education in Haiti, New York, New York.                                                                                      

Roseau, C, Nicolas, G., Cianelli, R., & Peragallo, N. (2011, April). Mental Health Training in Haiti. Conference Partnerships to Enhance Nursing Education in Haiti, New York, New York.

Villegas, N., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K., Miner, S., Bernales, M., & Peragallo, N. (2011, January). Hand to Hand: Health care initiative to prevent HIV among Chilean women. International Healthcare services academic conference (CIBER), Miami, Florida.

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing (FAAN), 2008

Recipient of the Recognition for Academic Excellence University of Illinois at Chicago, Latino Committee on University Affairs, 2003


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