Curriculum Vitae
 

Education:

M.A. Religion (completed 2005; conferred 2006), Major – Theological Studies, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ph.D. Nursing (completed 1985; conferred 1986), Cognate Minor – Anthropology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
M.S. Nursing (1980), Tract – Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Texas Women’s University, Houston, TX
B.S. Nursing (1974), University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

Credentials:

PMHCNS-BC: Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; Certified by American Nurses’ Credentialing Center (Obtained in 1981; Status: Current)
R.N.: Registered Nurse; Ohio State Board of Nursing License (Obtained in 1974; Status: Current)
CTN-A: Certified Transcultural Nurse – Advanced Certified by the Transcultural Nursing Society (Obtained in 1991; Status: Current)
C.O.A: Certificate of Authority to Practice as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the State of Ohio (APRN -Advanced Practice Registered Nurse); Ohio Board of Nursing License (Obtained in 1997; Status: Current)
F.A.A.N.: Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing American Academy of Nursing (Obtained in 1998; Status: Current)

Professional Experience:

1990 – Present: President & Founder, Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates Transcultural Health Care and Mental Health Consultation in the areas of Clinical, Administration, Research, and Education, Cincinnati, Ohio

1996 – 1998: Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Clinical Nurse Specialist, Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

1993 – 1995: Nursing Research Coordinator, Upper Valley Medical Centers, Piqua, Ohio

1988 – 1990: Senior Research Associate & Clinical Nurse Specialist in Substance Abuse & Mental Illness College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

1987 – 1988: Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, East Carolina University, School of Nursing, Greenville, NC

1985 – 1987: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Consultant & Private Psychotherapist, Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie, NC

1982 – 1983: Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nurse Specialist, Durham Veteran’s Administration Medical Center (VAMC), Durham, NC

1981 – 1982: Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist, Providence VAMC, Providence, RI

1978 – 1981: Family Therapist and Psychiatric Charge Nurse, Houston VAMC, Houston, TX

1976 – 1978; Psychiatric Supervisor, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC

1974 – 1976: Psychiatric Nurse, Providence VAMC, Providence, RI

Teaching Experience:

2012: Visiting Professor, Lowry Adventist College, Adventist College of Nursing, affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Karnataka Nursing Council, Bangalore, India

2012 – 2013: Adjunct Research Fellow, Rocky Mount University Of Health Professions, Provo, Utah

2008 – 2009: Adjunct Professor and Faculty Advisor, CFM Bible College, Harrison, Ohio

2005 – Present: Clinical Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University, School of Nursing, Cleveland, Ohio

2002 – 2003: Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Minnesota State University, College of Graduate Studies and Research, Mankato, MN

1999 – 2001: Adjunct Graduate Faculty, Pittsburg State University, Graduate Department of Nursing, Pittsburg, Kansas

1989 – Present: Visiting Professor, Graduate Faculty, The Ohio State University, College of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio

1993 – 1999: Adjunct Professor, Union Institute Graduate School, Cincinnati, Ohio

1994 – 1998: Adjunct Faculty, Wright State University, College of Nursing, Dayton, Ohio

1995 – 1998: Preceptor, Wright State University, College of Medicine, Departments of Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Psychiatry, Dayton, Ohio

1992 – 1995: Clinical Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, College of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan

1993 – 1994: Visiting Professor, Case Western Reserve University, College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio

1992: Faculty Associate, Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia

1992 – 1993: Faculty Resource, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio

1989 – 1990: Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Thomas More College, School of Nursing, Crestview Hills, Kentucky

1988 – Present: Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati, College of Nursing and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio

1987 – 1988: Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, East Carolina University, School of Nursing, Greenville, North Carolina

1986 – 1987: Adjunct Clinical Professor, Roanoke-Chowan Technical College, School of Nursing, Ahoskie, North Carolina

1983: Clinical Graduate Faculty, Duke University, School of Nursing Durham, North Carolina

1981 – 1982: Psychiatric Instructor, Graduate Faculty, University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston, Rhode Island

1981 – 1982: Clinical Faculty, Rhode Island College, School of Nursing, Providence, Rhode Island

1981: Clinical Preceptor, Brown University, College of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island

Publications:

Works In Progress:

Campinha-Bacote, J . A Faith-Based Model of Culturally Competence in Health Care Delivery.

Articles And Chapters In Publication:

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2017).  Cultural Considerations in Forensic Psychiatry: The Issues of Forced Medication. International Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 50: 1-8.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2013). “People of African-American Heritage.” In L. Purnell (Ed.), Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach (5th edition), PA: F.A. Davis.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2011). Coming to Know Cultural Competence: An Evolutionary Process. International Journal For Human Caring, 15(3), 42-48.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2011). Delivering Patient-Centered Care in the Midst of A Cultural Conflict: The Role of Cultural Competence. The Online Journal of Issue in Nursing, 16(2), Manuscript 5.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2010). “Provide Patient-Centered Care: Words of Wisdom.” In A. Finkel and C. Kenner (Eds.). Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies For Quality Leadership. MA: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2010). The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services. In M. Douglas and D. Pacquiao (Eds.) Core Curriculum in Transcultural Nursing and Health Care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Volume 21 Supplement 1, pp119S-127-S.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2010). A Culturally Conscious Model of Mentoring. Nurse Educator, 35(3),130-135.

Fitzgerald, L., Cronin, S., and Campinha-Bacote, J. (2009). Psychometric Testing of the Inventory for Assessing the Process of Cultural Competence Among Healthcare Professionals-Student Version (IAPCC-SV). Journal of Theory Construction & Testing, 13(2), 64-68.

Campinha-Bacote, A. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (2009). Extending a Model of Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery to the Field of Health Law. Journal of Nursing Law, 13(2), 36-44.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2009). A Culturally Competent Model of Care for African Americans. Urologic Nursing, 29(1), 49-54.

Rivera-Goba, M. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). Making a Connection: The Use of Storytelling as a Strategy to Enhance Faculty’s Success With Latina Nursing Students. Hispanic Health Care International, 6(4), 205-225.

Kardong-Edgren, S. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). Cultural Competency of Graduating US Bachelor of Science Nursing Students. Contemporary Nurse, 28(1-2), 37-44. Advances in Contemporary Transcultural Nursing 2nd edition.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). Cultural Desire: ‘Caught’ or ‘Taught?’ Contemporary Nurse, 281-2), 141-148. Advances in Contemporary Transcultural Nursing 2nd edition.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). Ethnic Psychopharmacology: An Overlooked Area of Cultural Competence in Mental Health Care. Synergy, Edition No. 1 (Publication of the Multicultural Mental Health Australia -MCMHA).

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2008). “People of African-American Heritage.” In L. Purnell and B. Paulanka (Eds.), Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach (3rd edition), PA: F.A. Davis.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2007). Becoming Culturally Competent in Ethnic Psychopharmacology. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services, 45(9), 27-33.

Campinha-Bacote, J. et al. (2006). Transforming the Face of Health Professions Through Cultural and Linguistic Competence Education: The Role of the HRSA Centers of Excellence. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2006). Cultural Competence in Nursing Curricula: How Are We Doing 20 Years Later? Journal of Nursing Education, 45(7), 243-244.

Campinha-Bacote. J. (2005). A Biblically-Based Model of Cultural Competence. Journal of Multicultural Nursing & Health, 11(2),16-22.

Base-Smith, V. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (2003). The Culture of Obesity. National Journal of Black Nurses Association, 14(1), 52-56.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2003). Cultural Desire: The Spiritual Key to Cultural Competence. Journal of Christian Nursing, 20(3), 20-22.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2003). Many Faces: Addressing Diversity in Health Care. Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 8(1).

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2002). Cultural Competence in Psychiatric Nursing: Have you ASKED the Right Questions? Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 8(6), 183-187.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2002). The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services: A Model of Care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 13(3), 181-184.

Campinha-Bacote, J. & Munoz, C. (2001). A Guiding Framework for Delivering Culturally Competence Services in Case Management. The Case Manager, 12(2), 48-52.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2001). A Model of Practice to Address Cultural Competence in Rehabilitation Nursing. Rehabilitation Nursing, 26(1), 8-11.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2000). Book Review: Rethinking Ethnicity and Health Care: A Sociocultural Perspective. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 11(4), 310.

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Narayan, M. (2000). Culturally Competent Health Care in the Home. Home Care Provider, 5(6), 213-219.

Campinha-Bacote, J. & Campinha-Bacote, D. (1999). A Framework for Providing Culturally Competent Health Care Services in Managed Care Organizations. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 10(3), 291-292.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1999). A Model and Instrument for Addressing Cultural Competence in Health Care. Journal of Nursing Education, 38(5), 203-207.

Burlew, K., Enoch-Morris, A. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (1998). The Diagnosis of Schizophrenia in African American Patients: a Comparison of Two Methods. In D. Roth (Ed.), New Research in Mental Health, 13 (pp. 246-253). Columbus, OH: Ohio Department of Mental Health.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1998). Cultural Diversity in Nursing Education: Issues and Concerns (Guest Editorial). Journal of Nursing Education, 37(1), 3-4.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1998). African-Americans. In L. Purnell and B. Paulanka (Eds.), Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach (1st edition), pp. 53-73. PA: F.A. Davis.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1997). Cultural Competence: A Critical Factor in Child Health Policy. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 12(4), 260-262.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1997). Understanding the Influence of Culture. In J. Haber et. al (Eds.), Comprehensive Psychiatric Nursing (5th Edition), pp 70-95. MO: Mosby Publishers.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1997). Humor Therapy for Culturally Diverse Psychiatric Patients. Journal of Nursing Jocularity, 7(1), 38-40.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1996). A Culturally Competent Model of Nursing Management. Surgical Services Management, 2(5), 22-25.

Campinha-Bacote, Yahle, T. and Langerkamp, M. (1996). The Challenge of Cultural Diversity for Nurse Educators. Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 27(2), 59-64.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1996). “Book Review of Red Vienna and the Golden Age of Psychology,” pp. 229-230. In Joan E. Lynaugh, Nursing History Review, PA: University of Pennsylvania Press.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1995). The Quest for Cultural Competence in Nursing Care. Nursing Forum, 30(4), 19-25.

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Padgett, J. (1995). Cultural Competence: A Critical Factor in Nursing Research. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 2(1), 31-34.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1995). Ho-Ho-Listics: The Role of Humor and Culture. In K. Buxman and Anne LeMoine (Eds.) Nursing Perspectives on Humor. NY: Power Publications.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1995). Spiritual Competence: A Model for Psychiatric Care. Journal of Christian Nursing, 12(3), 22-25 & 43.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1995). Ethnic Pharmacology. ONA Review, 69(6), 9-10.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1995). Transcultural Psychiatric Nursing: Diagnostic and Treatment Issues. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 32(8), 41-46.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1994). Cultural Competence in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: A Conceptual Model. Nursing Clinics of North America, 29(1), 8-11.

Campinha-Bacote, J, & Bragg, L. (1993). Chemical Assessment in Maternity Care. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 18(1), 24-28.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1993). Soul Therapy: Humor & Music with African-American Clients. Journal of Christian Nursing, 10(2), 23-26.

Flandermeyer, A., Kenner, C., Bragg, L., & Campinha-Bacote, J. (1992). Nursing Care of Women Who Abuse Alcohol. Med-Surg Nursing Quarterly, 1(1), 122-139.

Campinha-Bacote, J., and Allbright, R.J. (1992). Ethnomusic Therapy and the Dually-Diagnosed African American Client. Holistic Nursing Practice, 6(3), 59-63.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1992). Voodoo Illness; A Review. Perspectives in Psychiatric Care, 28(1), 11-17.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1991). Community Mental Health Services for the Underserved: A Culturally Specific Model. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 5(4), 229-235.

Campinha-Bacote, J., and Ferguson, S. (1991). Cultural Considerations in Child Rearing Practices: A Transcultural Perspective. Journal of National Black Nurses’ Association, 5(1), 11-17.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1989). Beyond Cultural Sensitivity, Pacesetter, 16(8), 4 (American Nurses’ Association Publication).

Ferguson, S., and Campinha-Bacote, J. (1989). Humor in Nursing. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing, 27(4), 29-34.

Campinha, J. (1988). The Black Nurses’ Struggle Toward Equality in American Nursing: An Historical Account of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses. Journal of National Black Nurses’ Association, 2(2), 15-25.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1988). Culturological Assessment: An Important Factor in Psychiatric Consultation-Liaison Nursing. Archives of Psychiatric Nursing, 2, 244-250.

Campinha, J. (1987). The Training of “A Mental Nurse”: An Historical Look at McLean Training School for Nurses (1889-1904). Virginia Nurse, 55(1), 18-20.

Campinha, J. (1987). Consideration of the Cultural Belief System of Individuals Experiencing Conjure Illness by Public Health Nurses and Emergency Room Nurses: An Exploratory Study. Abstract in H. Bessent (Ed.) Nurse Researchers: Selected Abstracts, 2, 64.

Campinha, J. (1985). An Historical Look at the Development of Nursing in the Veterans Administration Service. Military Medicine, 150(13), 1-5.

Campinha, J. (1984). Who is the Clinical Nurse Specialist? Virginia Nurse, 52(2), 81-83.

Campinha, J. (1981). Triangulation: A Positive Viewpoint. The Family Therapist, 2(3), 6-9.

Audio-Visuals:

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Allbright, J. (1995). C.A.R.E. II (Culturally specific Africentric Recovery Exercise). An audio cassette tape, based on Africentric and Ethnomusic Therapy principles. Designed for African Americans with addiction problems.

Slater, I. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (1992). A Culturally Specific Smoking Cessation Program for African Americans. Video produced by a federally funded grant sponsored by the American Heart & Lung Association. A training tape designed for health care professionals who have been certified by the American Heart & Lung Association and are working with African American clients.

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Allbright, R.J. (1992). C.A.R.E. I (Culturally specific Africentric Relaxation Exercise). A culturally specific relaxation audio cassette produced by Twin Hills Recording Studio; California, Ohio. This tape is based on Africentric & Ethnomusic Therapy principles (flute and narrative composition arranged by J. Campinha-Bacote).

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1990). Culturological Assessment. Video produced by the Hamilton County Mental Health Board, funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Columbus, Ohio. This tape articulates the importance of conducting a culturalogical assessment during a psychiatric examination.

Campinha-Bacote, J., et al. (1989). Too Young to be High. Video produced by a grant funded by the Bureau of Alcoholism and Alcohol Resource Services, State of Ohio. This tape focuses on preventive strategies in the area of substance abuse/use to use when dealing with African American youth, ages 5-18.

Monographs And Books:

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2007). The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery Healthcare Services: The Journey Continues (5th Edition). Cincinnati, OH: Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2005). A Biblically Based Model of Cultural Competence in the Delivery Healthcare Services. Cincinnati, OH: Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2003). The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery Healthcare Services: A Culturally Competent Model of Care (4th Edition). Cincinnati, OH: Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates.

McNeil, J., Campinha-Bacote, J., & Vample, G. (2002). BESAFE: National Minority AIDS Education and Training Center Cultural Competency Model. Washington, DC: Howard Medical School.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (2002). Readings & Resources in Transcultural Health Care & Mental Health (13th Edition). Cincinnati, OH: Transcultural C.A.R.E. Associates.

Research:

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Bragg, L. (1989-1990). Pregnancy and Substance Abuse: A Model Project for Pregnant and Postpartum Women and Their Infants. University of Cincinnati, Departments of Psychiatry and Obstetrics. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Campinha-Bacote, J. and Cope, J. (1988-1990). Justification for a Culturally Specific Treatment Program for Black Dually Diagnosed Clients: An Exploratory Study. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Allbright, R. and Campinha-Bacote, J. (1988-1990). Specific Cultural Arts Therapy (SCAT) with Dually Diagnosed Black Clients: A Pilot Study. University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. Cincinnati, Ohio.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1985-1988). Developing a Model of Disciplinary Nursing Knowledge. Roanoke-Chowan Hospital. Ahoskie, NC.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1983-1985). Considerations of the Cultural Belief System of Individuals Experiencing Conjure Illness by Public Health Nurses and Emergency Room Nurses: An Exploratory Study. (Dissertation) University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia.

Herbert, P. and Campinha, J. (1981-1982). Analysis of Personal and Job-Related Factors Influencing Nurse Retention and Job Satisfaction. VAMC, Providence, RI.

Brown, W., Laughren, T. and Campinha, J. (1981-1982). Serum Neuroleptic Levels and Clinical Response in Schizophrenic Patients. VAMC, Providence, RI.

Campinha, J. (1980). The Effects of Sedative Music on the Anxiety State of Psychiatric Patients. (Thesis) Texas Women’s University, Houston, Texas.

Historical Research:

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1984). The History of The National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses (includes a personal interview with Mabel Staupers). University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1984). The History of the Training of Psychiatric Nurses (“Mental Nurses”) at McLean Hospital in Massachusetts (study conducted at McLean Hospital Archives Center, Belmont, Massachusetts). University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia.

Campinha-Bacote, J. (1984). The History of Veteran’s Administration Nursing Service (study conducted at the VAMC Nursing Services’ Archives in Washington, D.C.). University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia.

Funded Grant:

1991 – 1994 The Influence of the Psychodiagnostic Method of Schizophrenia Among African American Patients. (Co-Principal Investigator). Funded for $200,000.

1988 – 1990 Culture Specific Demonstration Project for African American Clients with a Dual- Diagnosis. (Project Director). Funded by the Ohio Department of Mental Health; Columbus, Ohio. Funded for $100,000.

1987 Transcultural Health Care: Understanding the Impact of One’s Culture on Health & Illness. (Principal Investigator). Funded by the North Carolina Humanities Committee; a state-based program of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Funded for $2,500.

1986 – 1987 Teenage Pregnancies. (Principal Investigator). Funded by the North Carolina Children’s Trust Fund. Funded for $60,000.

Honors and Awards:

2008 – 2009 Davis-Sam Distinguished Visiting Professorship Award, Indiana University, School of Nursing

2007 – Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 2007 Article of the Year Award

2007 – University of Rhode Island Distinguished Achievement Award, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

2006 – Minority Health Knowledge Award, Ohio Commission on Minority Health, Columbus, Ohio

2006 – Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Rhode Island Multicultural Center, Kingston, RI

2005 – Transcultural Nurse Scholar, Transcultural Nursing Society, New York, NY

2004 – 2004 Transcultural Nursing Society Leadership Award, Transcultural Nursing Society, Alicante, Spain

2004 – 2005 ERC & Fay Foster Endowment Scholarship Award, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio

2002 – 2003 Graduate Leadership Award, Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, Ohio

2001 – Excellence Award for Professional Achievement, University of Rhode Island Alumni Association, Kingston, RI

2000 – Mary Hammer Award for Nursing Excellence, Southwestern Ohio Nurses’ Association, Cincinnati, Ohio

2000 – University of Rhode Island College of Nursing, Alumni Recognition Award, Kingston, RI

1999 – University of Virginia School of Nursing, Distinguished Alumni Award, Charlottesville, VA

1998 – Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, American Academy of Nursing, Acapulco, Mexico

1995 – Award for Clinical Research, Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Iota Chapter

1993 – African-American Woman Award, Cincinnati Islamic Community, Cincinnati, Ohio

1990 – 1991 Research Fellow of the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Columbus, Ohio

1990 – Ethelrine Shaw-Nickerson Award for Outstanding Nursing Practice in Minority Health, Ohio Nurses Association

1990 – 1991 Ohio Department of Mental Health Research Fellowship

1990 – 1991 Distinguished Lecturer Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing

1986 – Phyllis Verhonick Award  Outstanding Nursing Research, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1985 – Professional Nurse Traineeship Award, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

1985 – Clinical Fellow, Ethnic/Racial Minority Fellowship Programs, American Nurses’ Association, Sponsored by the National Institute of Mental Health

1984 – Virginia State Graduate Fellowship, Charlottesville, VA

1981 – Sigma Theta Tau International, International Honor Society in Nursing

1979 – 1980 Academic Scholarship, Texas Women’s University, Houston, Texas

Selected Presentations:

I have conducted over 1,000 presentations. Following are selected invited presentations from 2002-2016 only:

2017   The Perils, Pitfalls, and Pearls of Creating a Multicultural Workforce. Tennessee Action Coalition Webinar. https://tac.tennessee.edu/Pages/Webinars.aspx

2017  The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model. Methodist College. Peoria, IL

2016   Spotlight on Transcultural Nursing Theory: Talking the Talk and Walking the Walk. Transcultural International Nursing Society Conference. Cincinnati, OH 

2016   Cultural Aspects of Law and Psychiatry. University of Cincinnati, College of Law.  Cincinnat, OH

2016   Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: Galveston College, Galveston, TX

2016   The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery:  A Culturally Conscious Model of Patient Care. University of New England, Portland, Maine

2015 A Biblically Based model of Model of Culturally Competent Communication. Yale University. New Haven, CT

2015 A Model of Cultural Competence to Improve Population Health. The University of Texas at El Paso. EL Paso, TX

2014 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence: Crossing the Quality Chasm. InHealth Mutual. Westerville, OH.

2013 Developing a Culturally Conscious Nursing Curricula. D’Youville College. Buffalo, NY

2013 The Journey Towards a Culturally Conscious Model of Behavioral Services to Youth. Dallas County Juvenile Department: Psychology Division, Henry Wade Juvenile Justice Center. Dallas, TX.

2013 Cultural Competence: The Impact of Stigma on Patients with HIV/AIDS. AIDS Education and Training Center National Multicultural Center (AETC-NMC).; Howard University College of Medicine Location: Webinar at http://www.aetcnmc.org/webinars.html

2013 Cultural Skill: A Key to Culturally Responsive Nursing Care. Kentucky State University School of Nursing. Frankfort, KY

2012 A Culturally Conscious Model of Nursing Care. Kentucky State University School of Nursing. Frankfort, KY

2012 Continuing the Journey Towards A Culturally Conscious Nursing Curricula. Kentucky State University School of Nursing. Frankfort, KY

2012 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Global Perspective. Chennai, India.

2012 Developing Cultural Appreciation in Nursing Education. Oregon Consortium for Nursing Education. Eugene, Oregon

2012 Implementing a Culturally Competent Nursing Curriculum. University of Southern Indiana. Evansville, IN

2012 A Biblical Perspective on Transcultural Nursing. Lowry Adventist College, Adventist College of Nursing, affiliated with Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Karnataka Nursing Council. Bangalore, India

2011 Towards the Journey of Cultural Competence in Nursing Curricula. Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Incorporating Cultural Content into the Nursing Curricula. York College of Pennsylvania. York, PA

2011 Listening to Many Voices – Serving a Diverse Aging Population. University of Southern Indiana’s 4th Annual Mid-America Institute on Aging. Evansville, Indiana

2011 A Biblically Based Model of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services. The 8th Annual Caring Across Cultures Conference. Oklahoma City, OK

2011 Delivering Patient/Family-Centered Care: The Role of Cultural Competence. The Norton Healthcare. Louisville, KY

2011 A Culturally Conscious Model of Nursing Care. Kentucky State University School of Nursing. Frankfort, KY

2011 Developing Culturally Competent Leadership. Carolinas HealthCare System. Charlotte, North Carolina

2011 The JOURNEY Towards Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Mental Health: A Train-The-Trainer Session. Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. Cincinnati, Ohio

2011 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model of Leadership. Christiana Health Care System. Wilmington, DE

2011 Cultural Competence in Nursing Curricula: How Are We Doing 25 Years Later? University of Wyoming. Casper, Wyoming

2011 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model of Patient Care.Western Kentucky University in coordination with the Medical Center at Bowling Green. Bowling Green, Kentucky

2011 A Culturally Conscious Model of Cultural Competence for Critical Care Nursing. West Virginia University School of Nursing. Morgantown, WV

2011 Rethinking Cultural Competence: Focusing on Cultural Knowledge. West Virginia University Hospital. Morgantown, WV

2011 Culturally Conscious Model of Nursing Care. Kentucky State University School of Nursing Frankfort, KY

2011 Recruitment and Retention of Culturally Diverse Students. Kentucky State University School of Nursing. Frankfort, KY

2011 Incorporating Cultural Content into a Nurse Executive Leadership Graduate Program. Northern Kentucky University College of Health Professions. Highland Heights, KY

2011 A Model of Cultural Competence for Nursing Care. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH

2010 Rethinking the Process of Cultural Competence. Seventh National Conference on Quality Health Care for Culturally Diverse Populations. Baltimore, MD

2010 Cultural Conflicts in Clinical Practice. The Norton Healthcare Annual Medical Ethics Symposium. Louisville, KY

2010 Cultural Conscious Patient Experience: Bringing it to the Bedside. Florida Hospital, Orlando, Florida

2010 A Culturally Conscious Model of Mentoring. West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV

2010 Cultural Competence in Mental Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model of Care. National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Hamilton County. Cincinnati, OH

2010 A Culturally Conscious Model for Addressing Patient Safety in Healthcare Delivery. Inter American University of Puerto Rico. San Juan, PR

2010 Cultural Competence in Mental Healthcare Delivery. Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services. Cincinnati, OH

2010 A Culturally Conscious Approach to C.A.R.E. (Clinical, Administrative, Education, and Research). University of Tennessee College of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau Research Day and Mary T. Boynton Lecture. Knoxville, TN

2010 Cultural Competence for the Leader. Florida Hospital. Orlando, Florida

2009 The Journey Towards Cultural Competency in Addressing Healthcare Disparities. Youngstown City Health District and Youngstown Office of Minority Health. Youngstown, OH

2009 Listening to Many Voices – Serving a Diverse Aging Population. Collaborative Conference on Aging. Indianapolis, IN

2009 Preventing Cultural Clashes in Healthcare Delivery. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

2009 Cultural Competence: Taking It To The Bedside. West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV

2009 Culturally Competent Leadership. Parkland Hospital, Dallas, TX

2009 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Model of Care. Akron Children’s Hospital/Summa Health System, Akron, OH

2009 Culturally Competent Leadership. Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

2009 Addressing Health Disparities: A Culturally Conscious Model of Healthcare Delivery. Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Athens, OH

2009 Model of Cultural Competence For Impacting on Nursing Practice and Education. Kentucky State University Location: Frankfort, KY

2009 A Culturally Conscious Model For Positively Impacting on Health Disparities. Inova Health Systems Location. Fairfax, VA

2009 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Nu Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Pineville, Louisiana

2009 A Culturally Conscious Model of Competence for Critical Care Nursing. West Virginia University School of Nursing. Morgantown, WV

2008 A Model of Cultural Competence in Sexual Assault. Wright State University School of Professional Psychology. Dayton, OH

2008 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model of Leadership & Care. Norton Healthcare Leadership Conference. Louisville, KY

2008 A Biblically-Based Model for Healing Damaged Emotions (an 8-week course). Church on Fire Ministries. Harrison, OH

2008 The ‘How-Tos’: Integrating Cultural Concepts into the Nursing Curricula. Kentucky State University. Frankfort, KY

2008 Cultural Competence in Behavioral Health Care: “Have You ‘ASKED’ The Right Questions?” 7th Annual Indiana Cultural Competency Conference for Behavioral Healthcare. Indianapolis, IN

2008 Transcultural Nursing: A Model for Practice. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH

2008 The Art & Science of Conducting a Cultural Assessment. Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC

2008 Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services. NPACE National Primary Care Conference. Orlando, FL

2008 Developing Cultural Competence in Cancer Care: A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice. The Wellness Community. Blue Ash, OH

2008 Ethnic Psychopharmacology: A Neglected Area of Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. NPACE Mental Health & Addictions Conference. Ledyard, CT

2008 Crossing the Quality Chasm: Building the Road Less Traveled. Spectrum Health Hospitals Grand Rapids, MI

2008 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Competent Model of Nursing Care. Centra Nursing Summit. Lynchburg, VA

2008 Ethnomusic Therapy: An Africentric Approach to Health and Healing. The Wellness Community. Cincinnati, OH

2008 A Model for Developing Culturally Competent Nursing Curricula. California State University Channel Islands. Camarillo, CA

2008 A Culturally Conscious Model of Nursing Care. University of Tennessee. Chattanooga, TN

2008 Culturally Competent Nursing Curricula. Old Dominion University. Norfolk, VA

2007 Cultural Competency: An Essential Component of Knowledge for Nursing and Nursing Education. The 6thInternational R&D Conference; The Centre for Innovation in Nursing Education/ University College Jutland. Aarhus, Denmark

2007 A Culturally Conscious Model of Ethnic Psychopharmacology. APNA’s 5th Clinical Psychopharmacology Institute. Cambridge, MA

2007 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Lifespan. Providence, RI. (Series of sessions from January – June)

2007 A Model For Developing Culturally Competent Nursing Curricula. Loma Linda University, School of Nursing. Loma Linda, CA

2007 A Culturally Conscious Model of Healthcare Delivery. Transcultural Health Care Conference. Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne, IN

2007 “…It’s a Small World After All”: Addressing Cultural Competence in Pediatric Care. Practical Approaches to Community Pediatric Issues. Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Cincinnati, Ohio

2007 A Cultural Competence: A Key Factor in Evidence-Based Nursing. Practice, Azusa, CA

2007 Cross Cultural Health Care: A Model of Practice. South Carolina Cross Cultural Healthcare Project. Upstate AHEC. Columbia, SC

2007 A Practice Model of Cultural Competence in Nursing. Wright State University. Dayton, Ohio

2007 A Model For Developing Culturally Competent Nursing Curricula. Old Dominion University, School of Nursing. Norfolk, VA

2007 Developing a Culturally Competent Nursing Curricula. Kentucky State University. Frankfort, KY

2007 Cultural Competence in Nursing: Lessons Learned. Nurse Helps Nurse: Celebrating Cultural Diversity Conference Las Vegas, NV.

2007 A Culturally Conscious Model of Healthcare Delivery. Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC

2007 A Vision for Culturally Competent Health Care: Addressing Disparities in Health Care Delivery. Northeast National Primary Care Conference. New York, NY.

2007 Cultural Competence in Nursing Curricula: How Are We Doing 20 Years Later? N-OADN Convention 2007 – The National Association for Associate Degree Nursing (N-OADN). Las Vegas, NV

2007 Cultural Competence: What is it and Why? Jefferson College of Health Sciences. Roanoke, VA

2007 A Model For Developing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Parkview Hospital. Fort Wayne, IN

2006 A Model for Addressing Cultural Competence in Nursing Leadership. Nursing Leadership Council. Loma Linda, CA

2006 Integrating Cultural Competence into a Health Professions’ Curriculum. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico

2006 The Many Faces of Woman’s Health Care: Exploring Cultural Diversity. 30th Annual Post-Graduate Seminar for Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health Care. Philadelphia, PA.

2006 A Model For Addressing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Ethics. Xavier University. Cincinnati, OH

2006 Developing Cultural Competence in Neuroscience Nursing: A Culturally Conscious Model of Care. PennState Hershey Medical Center’s 13th Annual NeuroScience Conference. Hershey, PA

2006 Conducting a Cultural Assessment: A Component of Culturally Competent Medical Care. Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Athens, Ohio

2006 Cultural Competence in Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: Have You “ASKED” The Right Questions? International Society of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurses (ISPN). Denver, Colorado

2006 The Process of Cultural Competence in the Delivery of Healthcare Services. University of Michigan-Flint Office of Health Disparities. Flint, MI

2006 Promoting Movement Toward Cultural Competence (a series of 4 lectures on cultural competence in health care). PinnacleHealth Hospitals. Harrisburg, PA.

2006 Cultural Diversity and Spirituality in Long-Term Care. Lancaster Health Group. Chicago, IL

2006 A Model of Cultural Competence For Nursing Practice. The Ohio State University College of Nursing. Columbus, OH

2006 A Vision For Culturally Competent Healthcare: Addressing Disparities in Healthcare Delivery. Annual Martin Luther King Symposium For Diversity in Healthcare Loma Linda University. Loma Linda, CA

2006 A Model Of CARRE – Caring Across Race, Religion, and Ethnicity. Methodist Medical Center’s Center for Innovation and Clinical Advancement (CICA). Peoria, Illinois

2006 Developing Cultural Competence in Nursing: A Culturally Conscious Model of Care. AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s Third Annual Nurses’ Week Reception. Atlantic City, NJ

2006 A Model For Addressing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Leadership. Planned Parenthood Health Care Institute. Austin, Texas

2006 The Silent Epidemic: Addressing Disparities in Oral Health. The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Columbus, OH

2006 What Does It Mean To Be a Culturally Competent Healthcare Professional? Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN). Minneapolis, MN

2006 Developing Cultural Competence in Health Care: A Culturally Conscious Model For Education and Care. Cultural Sensitivity: A Blue Print for Success Conference. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-El Paso and Thomason Hospital. El Paso, TX

2006 Cultural Competence: Can You Paint With All The Colors of The Wind? Saginaw County Department of Public Health. Saginaw, MI

2006 A Culturally Conscious Model for Addressing Disparities in Health Care. Saginaw County Department of Public Health. Saginaw, MI

2006 The Journey Towards Cultural Competence in Nursing: A Practice Model of Care. 8th Annual Regional Nurses Conference. Bloomington, IL

2006 Cultural Competence: A Critical Factor in Caring For African American With HIV/AIDS. Association of Nurses in Aids Care (ANAC).

2006 Annual Pre-Conference. The African American Community at the Crossroads of an Unending HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Addressing Critical Issues and Developing Effective Strategies. Las Vegas, Nevada

2006 Addressing Disparities in Healthcare: A Model of Practice. Inova Health System’s Health Disparities Conference. Falls Church, VA

2006 Enhancing Health CARE Through Transcultural Nursing. 32nd Annual Conference of the Transcultural Nursing Society. Annapolis, MD

2006 Completing the Circle of Life: A Culturally Conscious Model of Care. The Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation. Nashville, TN

2005 Cultural Competence in Nursing Education and Practice. Loma Linda University. Loma Linda, CA

2005 Developing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Case Western Reserve University. Cleveland, OH

2005 Ethnogeriatrics: A Culturally Conscious Perspective on Aging. University of Dayton. Dayton, OH

2005 Every Culture Counts! Edwin H. Greene Intermediate School. Blue Ash, OH

2005 A Culturally Conscious Approach to Addressing Health Care Disparities in “Women of Color” in the Academy. Slippery Rock, PA

2005 A Culturally Conscious Model of Customer-Centered Services. Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Cincinnati, OH

2005 Spirituality, Culture and Religion: An Integrated Approach to the Delivery of Culturally Appropriate Health Care. Good Samaritan Hospital. Puyallup, WA

2005 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Focus on Cultural Assessment and Ethnic Pharmacology. Loudoun Healthcare. Leesburg, VA

2005 A Culturally Conscious Approach to Holistic Nursing. American Holistic Nurses. Association 2005 Annual Conference. Prussia, PA

2005 Addressing Cultural Competence in Nursing Education: Lessons Learned. Gateway to Nursing Program Conference. Gateway Community & Technical College. Edgewood, KY

2005 Aging With GRACE. Association of Ohio Philanthropic Homes, Housing and Services for the Aging (AOPHA), 2005 Annual Conference. Columbus, OH

2005 Spirituality, Culture and Religion: An Integrated Approach to the Delivery of Health Care. South Suburban Hospital. Hazel Crest, IL

2004 Fit For the Future: A Culturally Conscious Model for Nutritional Services. American Dietetic Association (ADA). Chicago, IL

2004 Spirituality, Culture and Religion and the Delivery of Culturally Appropriate Health Care. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2004 A Biblically Based Model of Cultural Competence in Health Care. Tri-State Nurses Christian Fellowship (NCF). Cincinnati, OH

2004 A Culturally Conscious Approach to Evidence-Based Practice and Research. Hartford Hospital. Hartford, CT

2004 Developing Passion for Cultural Competence in Neuroscience Nursing: Have You ‘ASKED’ Yourself the Right Questions? American Association of Neuroscience Nurses 2004 Annual Meeting. San Antonio, TX

2004 Ethnic Pharmacology: A Neglected Area of Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Governors State University. University Park, IL

2004 Strategies for Addressing the Integration of Cultural Concepts into Allied Health Curricula. Northampton Community College. Bethlehem, PA

2004 Cultural Competence in Long Term. University of Akron College of Nursing, AOPHA, and HealthRays Alliance. Akron, OH

2004 Cultural Competence in Nursing Education: Strategies for Addressing the ‘Real’ Issues. Governor’s State University. University Park, IL

2004 A Model of Culturally Conscious Healthcare Delivery. Health Alliance Hospitals. Cincinnati, OH

2004 BESAFE: A Model of Cultural Competence. 30th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society. Alicante, Spain

2004 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice For Primary Care Providers. Pri-Med Institute. Houston, TX

2004 The Art & Science of Conducting a Cultural Assessment. Dimensions Healthcare System – Laurel Regional Hospital. Laurel, MD

2004 Cultural Competency in Healthcare Delivery: A Seminar for Pharmacists and Nurses. Hampton University Health Disparities Reduction Project Lecture Series. Hampton, VA

2004 Integrating Cultural Concepts into Health Professions Curricula: A Model for Educators. Bronx-Westchester AHEC and Hopfer School of Nursing at Mount Vernon. New Rochelle, NY

2004 A Model for Culturally Competent Nursing Care. La Salle University’s Distinguished Lecturer Conference. Philadelphia, PA

2004 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice for Healthcare Professionals in Long Term Care. Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. Bowling Green, KY

2004 Listening to Many Voices – Serving a Diverse Aging Population. American College of Health Care Administrators’ (ACHCA) Annual 2004 Conference and Exposition. Columbus, Ohio

2004 Cultural Awareness and Competence: A Personal Journey. Clayton College and State University. Morrow, Georgia

2004 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery: A Culturally Conscious Model of Care. Old Dominion University’s First College of Health Sciences Reunion. Norfolk, VA

2004 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice in Primary Care Providers. Pri-Med Institute Location: Houston, TX

2004 A Model for Addressing Cultural Competence in Healthcare Ethics for Nursing Leaders. Xavier University. Cincinnati, Ohio.

2003 The State of Knowledge in Transcultural Nursing. 29th Annual Transcultural Nursing Society. San Antonio, Texas

2003 Developing Cultural Competency in Serving Older Adults – A Provider’s Challenge. Southwestern Connecticut Agency on Aging. Fairfield, CT

2003 Incorporating Cultural Concepts into Nursing Curricula: A Model for Nursing Faculty. Annual Educational Meeting of the University of Cincinnati Raymond Walters College. Blue Ash, Ohio

2003 A Culturally Competent Approach to Case Management. Ninth Annual Case Management Conference. Evansville, IN

2003 A Model of Cultural Competency in Rehabilitation Care. Good Samaritan Hospital. Puyallup, WA

2003 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice for Healthcare Professionals. Beyond the Basics Conference. Johnson City, TN

2003 Cultural Competence in Case Management: A Model of Practice. Case Management Society of America (CMSA). Linthicum, MD

2003 Cultural Competency and Diversity in Dialysis. Southeastern Kidney Council’s 2003 Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA

2003 Cultural Competence for the Christian Counselor. Cincinnati Bible College & Seminary. Cincinnati, OH

2003 Addressing Disparities in Health Care: A Model of Practice. Metropolitan State University’s Building Diverse Relationships Conference. Saint Paul, Minnesota

2003 A Model for Incorporating Cultural Concepts into Standardized Patient Cases. Old Dominion University Research Foundation. Norfolk, VA

2003 Cultural Competency in Healthcare Delivery: A Model of Care. Governors State University. University Park, IL

2002 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice for Healthcare Professionals. The 9th Annual Pulmonary Critical Care Health Symposium. Johnson City Medical Center, TN

2002 Cultural Competency in Health Care: A Model for Addressing Clinical and Workforce Issues. Maine Medical Center. Portland, Maine

2002 Cultural Competence: Your Personal Journey. Inova Educational Program. Fairfax, VA

2002 Cultural Competence: A Critical Factor in Treating African American Patients With HIV/AIDS. National Medical Association Annual Conference. Maui, Hawaii

2002 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Holyoke Hospital, Inc. Holyoke, Massachusetts

2002 Everyone Needs a Cultural Assessment; Not Just People Who Look Like They Need One. Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Philadelphia, PA

2002 The Process and Outcomes for the Development of Culturally Competent Professional Nurses. University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Philadelphia, PA

2002 Cultural Competence in Home Care. Health Systems 2000. Lake Charles, LA

2002 Practice Challenges for the 21st Century: A Culturally Conscious Perspective for Bridging the Worlds of Practice, Research & Education. Hartwick College. Oneonta, NY

2002 Cultural Competence in Higher Education. Milliken University. Decatur, IL

2002 Cultural Competence in Children’s Mental Services: A Model of Care. Alaska Children’s Services. Anchorage, Alaska

2002 Cultural Competence: Creating a Connection for the 21st Century. The 26th Annual Louisiana Association for Healthcare Quality. Shreveport, LA

2002 A Culturally Competent Model of Nursing Management. Minnesota Nurses Association’s 7th Annual Nursing Practice Summit. St. Paul, MN

2002 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice for Nurse Practitioners. 7th Primary Care Update for Nurse Practitioners. Rockport, Maine

2002 Cultural Competence in Healthcare Delivery. Avera McKennan Hospital. Sioux Falls, SD

2002 Cultural Competence in Community Mental Health. Ottawa County Community Mental Health. Holland, MI

2002 Transcultural Psychiatric Nursing. Middletown Psychiatric Center. Middletown, NY

2002 A Culturally Conscious Model of Practice in the Delivery of Substance Abuse Services. The 2002 Annual School of Addictions. Anchorage, AK

2002 Cultural Competence: A Critical Survival Skill for the Respiratory Therapist in the 21st Century. Tennessee Society for Respiratory Care Association. Nashville, TN

2002 Many Patients; Individual Needs: Strategies for the Nephrology Healthcare Team. The 22nd Annual Cardinal Chapter of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association. Chapel Hill, NC

2002 Cultural Competence in Psychiatric Care: A Series of Lectures. The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital’s Mental Health Network. Hartford, CT

2002 Approaches to Cultural & Linguistic Competency in Managed Care. HRSA’s Managed Care Technical Assistance Center. Chicago, IL

2002 Cultural Competence in HIV/AIDS. Virginia Commonwealth University HIV/AIDS Center. Richmond, Virginia

2002 Healthcare Quality: A Culturally Conscious Approach. HealthCare Managers Association of Northeastern. Latham, NY

2002 It’s a Small World After All: A Culturally Competent Approach in Pediatric Care. University of Washington & Children’s Hospital and Regional Center. Seattle, WA

Selected Consultations:

2008 – 2009: University of Tennessee School of Nursing Chattanooga, TN. Service Provided: Consultation for two HRSA grants to develop/enhance the level of cultural competence in nursing education.

2008 – 2009: Village Life Outreach Project (VLOP), based in Cincinnati, OH. Service Provided: Consultation to the VLOP’s mission to unite communities to promote Life, Heath and Education in Tanzania.

2009- 2012: Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board (HCMHRSB), Cincinnati, OH. Service Provided: Consultation for a SAMHSA grant to support the development of culturally and linguistically responsive programs and community-based services and supports for children and youth with serious emotional disturbances and their families.

2008- 2011: West Virginia University School of Nursing, Morgantown, WV. Service Provided: Consultation regarding developing a graduate level module on a model of cultural competence for providing nursing care to rural women and elders.

2007- 2012: Kentucky State University School of Nursing Frankfort, KY. Service Provided: Consultation for HRSA grants to assist faculty in integrating cultural concepts into the curricula.

2007- 2008: Children’s National Medical Center Washington, DC. Service Provided: Consultation to hospital staff regarding the delivery of culturally responsive health care

2007: Lifespan (Rhode Island’s Health System), Providence, RI. Service Provided: Consultation in diversity issues and cultural competence in healthcare training to the Office of Diversity.

2007 – 2011: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health Washington, D.C. Service Provided: Consultation on the Culturally Competent Nursing Modules.

2006 – 2007: Loma Linda University, School of Nursing Loma Linda, CA. Service Provided: Consultation for a grant to develop/enhance the integrations of cultural concepts into the curriculum.

2005: International Council of Nurses (ICN), Geneva, Switzerland. Service Provided: Consultation on culturally responsive mental health services

2003 – 2006: Governors State University School of Nursing, University Park, Illinois. Service Provided: Consultation for a HRSA grant to develop/enhance the level of cultural competence among health professions faculty.

2003 – 2008: Old Dominion University, School of Nursing, Norfolk, VA. Service Provided: Consultation on a HRSA grant to develop culturally competent Standardized Patient Cases for nurse practitioners

2002: University of Washington, School of Nursing & Children’s Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA. Service Provided: Consultation in cultural competence in nursing practice & education.

2001 – 2004: Clayton College & State University School of Health Sciences, Morrow, GA. Service Provided: Transcultural Healthcare consultation regarding faculty development

2001 – 2002: Humana Inc., Louisville, KY. Service Provided: Train-the-Trainer program in cultural competence in health care.

2001: New York Task Force on Immigrant Health New, York University Medical Center, NY, NY. Service Provided: Analyzed and wrote an expert commentary on the Cross-Linguistic Medical Interview for a Macy Initiative’s Web-based learning module.

2001: University of Rhode Island, College of Nursing, Kingston, RI. Service Provided: Consultation to nursing students and Faculty Diversity Committee regarding cultural competence/diversity

2001 – 2004: Michigan State University College of Nursing, East Lansing, Ohio. Service Provided: Consultation on the development of a Transcultural Nursing Resource Library.

2001: Akeela, Inc., Anchorage, Alaska. Service Provided: Train-the-Trainer consultation in the area of cultural competence and dual diagnosis (substance abuse & mental illness).

2000 – 2003: National Minority AIDS Educational & Training Center (NMAETC), Washington, DC. Service Provided: Assisted NMAETC healthcare professionals in developing a model of practice to render culturally specific services to African Americans with AIDS.

2000 – 2001: Maryhaven, Inc., Columbus, Ohio. Service Provided: Developed and implemented a cultural assessment tool used in the delivery of mental health and substance abuse services.

2000: Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio. Service Provide: Consultation on the development of Diversity Training, Breast Cancer CD-ROM.

2000: Washington State University Vancouver (WSUV) School of Nursing, Vancouver, WA. Service Provided: Consultation to the grant, “Cultural Competence in Public Health Practice,” to strengthen the public health component.

2000 – 2001 Cincinnati, Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), Cincinnati, OH. Service Provided: Consultation on implementing a “Cultural Competency Initiative Program” to focus on clinical, workforce and organizational issues in cultural competence/diversity.

2000: Southern New Hampshire Area Health Education Center (AHEC), Manchester, NH. Service Provided: Consultation on educating healthcare providers in the area of culturally responsive services.

1999 – 2001: University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI. Service Provided: Curriculum consultation for graduate Family Nurse Practitioner and Service Management Systems programs.

1998 – 2000: Radford University Waldron College of Health and Human Services, Radford, Virginia. Service Provided: Transcultural Consultant for funded Project CAREER (Creating Accessible and Responsive Educational Environments at Radford), to assist faculty in developing the principles of cultural competence.

Selected Volunteer Community Involvement:

2017- Present: The David and Rebecca Barron Center for Men Service: Participate in a Nurse Run Health Clinic sponsored by Southwestern Ohio Nurses Association (SONA). Cincinnati, OH2014-2015: Imago Dei Christian Fellowship. Service: Music Ministry. West Chester, Ohio

2013: Starfire Council of Greater Cincinnati. Service: Assisting individuals with disabilities to explore their own paths using capacity-based approaches Cincinnati, OH

2012: Heart of the Matter Ministries. Service: Pastoral Ministry & Medical Care, Cities in South India

2011-2012: Global Outreach Church. Service: Outreach to International Communities in OH, Mason, OH

2009 – 2011: Hospice of Cincinnati. Service: Caring for patients/families through the dying process, Cincinnati, OH

2008: Brookwood Retirement Community. Service: Pet Therapy, Cincinnati, Ohio

2007 – 2008: The Wellness Community. Service: Cultural competence in cancer care, Blue Ash, Ohio

2004 -2011: Church on Fire Ministries. Service: Counseling and Teaching Bible Classes/Courses, Harrison, Ohio

2003: Takin’ It To The Streets. Service: Senior Consultant to an outreach ministry to homeless, Harrison, Ohio

2001- 2005: Strategic Planning for Sycamore Community Schools. Service: Strategic Planning Team, Cincinnati, Ohio

2001- 2006: American Red Cross Disaster Team. Service: Volunteer as a Mental Health Disaster Outreach Worker and Disaster Nurse, Cincinnati, OH

2001 – 2002: New Life School of Marriage and Relationship. Service: Co-Director (with husband, Dexter Campinha-Bacote, MD), Cincinnati, Ohio

1999 – 2001: St. Aloysius Orphanage. Service: Board Member & Program Committee, Co-Chair, Cincinnati, Ohio

1998 – 2008: Sycamore School Systems. Service: Volunteer School Nurse, Cincinnati, Ohio

1998 – 2000: Drop-In Center (Homeless Shelter). Service: Healthcare Volunteer, Cincinnati, Ohio

Professional Memberships & Committees:

American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)

American Nurses’ Association (ANA)

Ohio Nurses’ Association; State Delegate in 1989 and 1991.

Southwestern Ohio Nurses’ Association

Member of the Human Rights Committee (1989-1991; 1998 – 2000)

Member of the Board of Directors (1989-1991; 1998 – 2000)

Transcultural Nursing Society (TCN)

Chair Nomination Committee (1999-2002)
Certification Commission (TCNCC)
Curriculum Committee (2006 – Present)
Transcultural Nurse Scholars (2005-present)

Sigma Theta Tau International

Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

Cultural Competence and Health Equity Expert Panel,

Selected Appointments:

2013 – Present: Serve on American Nurses’ Association (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses Revision Panel – Advisory Committee

2011 – Present: Serve as a test-item writer to develop a Basic Transcultural Nursing (TCN) Certification Examination and an Advanced TCN Certification Examination for the Transcultural Nursing Society

2010 – 2013: Served as an Advisory Board Member of the Howard University AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) Multicultural Center at Howard University in Washington, DC

2007 – 2011: Served as an evaluation consultant for the Culturally Competent Nursing Modules, sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health in Washington, DC.

2005: Served as a member on the Expert Team for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA)’s/Magna Systems Incorporated contract, “Centers of Excellence Cultural Competence Assessment and Curriculum Development Project”

2004 – 2007: Served on the National Project Advisory Committee for the Culturally Competent Nursing Modules Project, sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health and American Institute for Research in Washington, DC

2003 – 2004: Served on the Clinical Quality Council Department of Mental Health (Columbus, OH)

2002 – 2004: Served on the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology Diversity Dissertation Award Committee

2002: Served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Minority Health and American Institute for Research to be on the Consensus-Building Committee to develop Cultural Competency Curricula Modules (CCCMs) in the preparation and training of family physicians in implementing of the CLAS standards

2001 – Present: Serve as a consultant to the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Managed Care Technical Assistance Center (MCTAC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources

2000: Appointed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office of Minority Health and Resources for Cross Cultural Health Care to be on the National Advisory Committee for the development of Culturally & Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care

2000 – Present: Serve as a consultant to the National Center for Cultural Competence in Washington, DC.

Editorial Review Boards:

2016 – Present    Reviewer, Journal of Transcultural Psychiatry

2015 – Present    Reviewer, Nursing Outlook

2014 – Present    Reviewer, Social Science & Medicine

2012 – Present   Reviewer, Journal of Transcultural Nursing

2010 – Present   Peer Reviewer, Online Journal of Cultural Competence in Nursing and Healthcare

2009 – 2012     Manuscript Reviewer, Western Journal of Nursing Research

2009 – Present   Review Board, Hispanic Health Care International

2007 – Present   Editorial Board, Journal of Psychosocial Nursing

1995 – Present   Editorial Board, Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association

1993 – Present   Editorial Board, Journal of Nursing Education

1992 – 2001       Editorial Board, Journal of Transcultural Nursing