Rosina Cianelli, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN



Associate Professor
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz bldg
Room 412
Telephone: (305) 284-2147
Fax: (305) 284-4370
Email: rcianelli@miami.edu


Academic Career

Professor
Escuela de Enfermería
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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

Certificate and 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

Traineeships

Doctoral Trainee, Fogarty AIDS International Training and Research Program, University of Illinois at Chicago (D43 TW01419), 2000-2003

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

Principal Investigator, HIV/AIDS Midwifery Twinning in Haiti. Pan-American Health and Education Foundation. 2009 -2011

Co- Investigator, SEPA II: HIV Prevention Intervention Reducing Health Disparities among Hispanic Women. U.S. National Institutes of Health. 2007 -2010

Co-Investigator, Center for Health Disparities for Hispanic Population, U.S. National Institutes of Health Grant P 60 P60MD002266. 2007- 2012

Principal Investigator, Testing and HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention for Chilean Women, U.S.National Institutes of Health RO1 NIH R01 TW006977-05. 2004-2009

Co- Investigator, Bringing Men Into HIV Prevention in Chile, U.S. National Institutes of Health RO1 NIH R01 TW007674-03. 2006-2011

Site Principal Investigator (Chile), Mobilizing Health Workers for Community HIV Prevention in Chie U.S. National Institutes of Health: R03 TW006980-03. 2004-2007

Co- Investigator, Profesionales de la Salud: Fortaleciendo sus Conocimientos, Actitudes y Conductas Frente al VIH/SIDA (Future Health Care Professionals: Strengthening Their Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Towards HIV/AIDS). Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, DIPUC 2005/27Ce 2004-2005

Publications (selected)

Cianelli, R., (2010) HIV a Health Related Disparity among Older Hispanic Women.  Hispanic Health Care International (in press for the editorial

Miner, S., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Bernales, M., Cabieses, B. (2010).  Intimate partner violence and HIV risk behaviors among socially disadvantaged Chilean Women.Violence against Women Journal (in press)

Urrutia,M.T., Cianelli, R. Healh. (2010). Disparidad en Salud: Un Fenómeno Multidimensional.Hispanic Health Care International. 8(1) (in Press)

Cianelli, R., Urrutia,M.T., Ferrer,L., Poupin,, L., Masalán, P., Villegas,N., Arratia,,A., Ferrer,L. (2009). Desarrollo de la investigación en enfermería: estudio diagnóstico. Revista Investigación y Educación en Enfermería. XXVII (1), 112-119.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Irarrazaval, L., Cabieses, B.,Araya, A; Bernales, M.,Norr, K.(2009). Observed use of Standard Precautions in Chilean Community Clinics. Public Health Nursing (in Press)

Ruiz, C., Torres, V., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L. (2009). Microbicidas Metodo de Prevencion en VIH/SIDA Controlado por Mujeres. Hispanic Health Care Internationa.7(1), 35-48.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R, Bernales, M. (2009) VIH y SIDA en Chile: desafíos para su prevención Temas de la Agenda Publica Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 4(42),1-11.

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., McElmurry, B. (2008) Issues on HIV Prevention Among Low-Income Chilean Women: Machismo, Marianismo, and HIV Misconceptions. Culture, Health and Sexuality. 10(3), 297-306.

Cianelli, R; Ferrer, L, Cabieses, B., Araya, A., Matsumoto, C Miner, S. (2008). HIV/AIDS Issues and Mapuches in Chile. JANAC: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. May 2(1), 235-241.

Lara, L., Cianelli, R; Ferrer. (2008) Comunicación de Pareja y VIH en Mujeres en Desventaja (Partner Communication and HIV in Low Income Women). Revista Horizonte de Enfermería. 19(2)35-43.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Guzman, E., Cabieses, B., Irarrázabal, B., Bernales, M. (2007). Chilean University Students: Knowledge and Concerns Regarding HIV/AIDS. JANAC: Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care. 18(5), 51-56.

Ferrer, L., Bernales , M., Cabieses, Báltica., Cianelli, R., Triviño, X., Irarrázabal, L., Peragallo, N., Ferrer, X. (2007) Conocimientos y Percepción de Formación Curricular Asociada al VIH/SIDA de Futuros Enfermeros y Médicos en Santiago (Knowledge and Perception in Curricular Development Associated to HIV/AIDS for Future Nurses & Physicians in Santiago) Revista Horizonte de Enfermería, 18(2),53-59.

Cortés, V; Cianelli R., Ferrer, L., Cabieses, B., Pérez, J. (2006) Lactancia Materna y VIH/SIDA (Breastfeeding and HIV/AIDS). Revista Chilena de Nutrición, 33(2), 334-341.

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Miner, S., Irarrázabal, L., Molina, Y. (2006). Uso de Sustancias en Mujeres con Desventaja Social: Un Factor de Riesgo para VIH/SIDA (Substance Abuse Among Socially Disadvantaged Women: A Risk Factor for HIV/AIDS). Revista Horizonte de Enfermería, 17(2), 15-22.

Peragallo, N., DeForge B., Ocampo P., Lee S., Young 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.

Ferrer, L., Issel M., Cianelli, R. (2005). Stories from Santiago: HIV/AIDS and Required Health System Changes. Advances in Health Care Management, 5, 31-72.

Harrison, L., Hernández A, Cianelli, R., Rivera, M., Urrutia M. (2005). Competencias de Investigación para Diferentes Niveles de Formación de Enfermeras: Una Perspectiva Latinoamericana (Research Competencies for Undergraduate and Graduate Nurses: A Latin American Perspective). Revista Ciencia y Enfermería, V XI (1) 59-71.

Harrison, L., Hernández A., Cianelli, R., Rivera M., Urrutia M. (2005). Perspectives of Latin America Nursing Professors and Leaders Regarding Research Competencies Needed by Nurses with Different Academic Level Preparation. International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.

Herrera, A., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L. (2005). Estigma y Discriminación a Usuarios con VIH/SIDA por Parte de los Trabajadores de Salud (Stigma and Discrimination Toward People Living with HIV/AIDS by Health Care Workers). Revista Horizonte de Enfermería, XVI 49-58.

Díaz, D., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L. (2005). VIH/SIDA en la Etapa Reproductiva: Un Desafió en la Mujer Embarazada y su Hijo (HIV/AIDS in the Reproductive Age: A Challenge to Pregnant Women and Their Children). Revista Horizonte de Enfermería. XVI 59-69.

Presentations (selected)

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N., Urrutia, MT., Miner, S., Peragalllo, N. (2009). HIV Related Knowledge among Chilean Women Changes After an HIV Prevention Intervention 3rd Annual Research Conference Practice to Research Solutions: Local to International Perspectives. 16 October, Miami, FL

Cianelli, R., Miner, S., Ferrer, L., Irarrazabal, L., Villegas, N. (2009) Partner Violence and Gender Roles among Low Income Chilean Women. 16th Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) Conference. 1-3 October. 2009, Miami, FL

Gonzalez, R.M., Kaelber, L., Cianelli, R. Peragallo, N. (2009). Individual and relationship level predictors of IPV among a community sample of Hispanic women.16th Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International (NNVAWI) Conference. 1-3 October, Miami, FL

Cianelli, R., Peragallo N., Ferrer, L., Villegas, N. (2009).SEPA Evidence Base for HIV Prevention in Latino Women as part of El Centro. 20th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice.13-17 July, Vancouver, Canada.

Miner, S., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Villegas, N. (2009). Increasing HIV/AIDS Knowledge among Chilean Women: An example of an effective, culturally-adapted, nursing intervention. 20th International Nursing Research Congress Focusing on Evidence-Based Practice.13-17 July, Vancouver, Canada.

Cianelli, R. Ferrer,L.,Villegas,N., Miner,S., Irarrazabal L. (2009) Educación En Enfermería: Conocimientos De Vih En Mujeres Con Desventaja Social. X Conferencia Iberoamericana de Educacion en Enfermeria. 26-30 October, Panama

Cianelli,R., Peragallo,N., Chery M. (2009). Educación en Enfermería: Contribuyendo a la Salud Maternal en Haití. X Conferencia Iberoamericana de Educacion en Enfermeria. 26-30 October, Panama.

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Irarrázabal, L., Minner., S, Lara, L. (2009). “Mano A Mano” Estrategia Interdisciplinaria para la Prevención de VIH y SIDA. Scientific Research Seminar Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 22 May, Santiago, Chile.

Araya, A., Ferrer, L. , Cianelli, R. Bernales, M., Lara, L., Irrarazaval, L. , Norr, J.L, Norr, K. (2009). Peer Group Intervention Decreases HIV Stigmatization of Chilean Health Care Workers ICCA conference July.

Araya A., Norr KF., Norr JL., Ferrer L., Bernales M., Cabieses B., Cianelli R., Lara L., Irarrazabal L. (2008). Profesionales de la salud y legislación sobre el VIH/SIDA en Chile: Un desafío para la atención primeria de salud. XI Coloquio de Investigación en Enfermería. Presentación Oral. Quito-Ecuador.

Araya A., Norr KF., Norr JL., Ferrer L., Bernales M., Cabieses B., Cianelli R., Lara L., Irarrazabal L. (2008). Health care workers and AIDS law: regulation and practice gaps?. XVII International AIDS Conference. Poster exhibition. México City. México.

Cianelli R., Ferrer L., Norr KF., Norr JL., Crittenden KS., Villegas N., Cabieses B., Araya A. (2008) Intervention improves HIV prevention knowledge, attitudes and behaviors for Chilean health care workers. XVII International AIDS Conference. Poster exhibition. México City- México.

Araya A., Ferrer L., Cianelli R., Norr K., Bernales M., Irarrazabal L., Cabieses B. (2008) HIV/AIDS Prevention Training Program Effectiveness for Chilean Health Care Workers (HCW). 32nd Annual MNRS Research Conference.

Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Ferrer L., Norr JL., Irarrazabal L., Cianelli R., Bernales M., Araya A., Crittenden KS., Norr KF. (2008) Impacts of a peer group intervention or work-related HIV prevention for Chilean health care workers. XVII International AIDS Conference. CD Rom. México City- México.

Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Urrutia MT. (2008) Knowledge Development for HIV prevention in Latino Women as part of El Centro. NIH Summit: The Science of Eliminating Health Disparities. Washington, DC, December 15-17,2008

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Peragallo,N., Bernales, M. (2008) Cultural Adaptation of SEPA an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Chilean Women.National State of the Sciences Congress on Nursing Research.CANS. Washington, DC, October 2-4, 2008

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N., Irrazabal, L., (2008) “Issues for HIV Prevention Among Low-Income Chilean Women” , 19th International Nursing Research Conference: Facing the Challenge of Health care Systems in Transition, Jerusalem, Israel, June 30 – July 3, 2008.

Peragallo, N., Cianelli, R. (2008) “Domestic violence substance abuse and its relation with HIV/AIDS among low income Chilean women” dated at the 19th International Nursing Research Conference: Facing the Challenge of Health Care Systems in Transition, Jerusalem, Israel, June 30 – July 3, 2008.

Araya, A., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L.(2008). “Intervention Improves HIV Prevention Knowledge, Attitudes and Behaviors for Chilean Health Care Workers”, poster exhibition dated at the XVII International AIDS Conference, in Mexico City, August 3 – 8, 2008.

Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N. (2008). “Research Methods related to Hispanic Populations”Nursing Excellence Conference: Bringing Best Evidence to the Point of Care Conference . Miami Beach, FL , US, January 10 - 11, 2008.

Cianelli, R., (2008) “Experiencia de Capacitacion en VIH/SIDA para trabajadores salud rural(TSR) recomendaciones para el fortalecimiento del autocuidado” (HIV/AIDS experience training rural health workers to strength self care capacities). Poster dated at the 2nd International Self-care conference Santiago-Chile, May 2008.

Irrazabal, L., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., (2008) “Vulnerabilidad para la adquisicion de VIH en mujeres que consumen sustancias” (Vulnerability to acquire HIV in women that use drugs” dated at the 2nd International Self-care conference Santiago-Chile, May 2008.

Cianelli, R., Urrutia, MT., Peragallo, N., Ferrer, L., Irarrázabal, L. (2007) Mujeres en Desventaja Social en Chile y su Aproximación al VIH/SIDA: Un Reto a la Educación en Enfermería (Low-Income Chilean Women and HIV/AIDS: A Challenge for Nursing Education). IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería Toledo- España, October 2-5, 2008.

Peragallo, N., Cianelli, R.. (2007).SEPA II: Incorporating new strategies in HIV/AIDS Prevention among Women as part of “El Centro” IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería Toledo- España October 2-5, 2008.

Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R.,Urrutia, M., Peragallo, N., Bernales, M. (2007) Violencia en la pareja chilena y riesgo de contraer el VIH/SIDA apectos a considerar en la Intervención de Enfermería. IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería Toledo- España October 2-5, 2008.

Cianelli, R. (2007). Mujeres en Desventaja Social en Chile y su Aproximacion al VIH/SIDA: Un Reto a la Educación en Enfermería (Socially Disadvantaged Women in Chile and HIV/AIDS Risk: A Challenge to Nursing Education), IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería, Toledo, España October 2-5, 2008.

Ferrer, L., Urrutia, MT., Cianelli, R., Peragallo, N., Cabieses, B. (2007) Conocimiento de VIH/SIDA en Mujeres Chilenas: Un Desafío para Enfermería (HIV/AIDS Knowledge Among Chilean Women: A Challenge for Nursing). IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería Toledo- España October 2-5, 2008.

Urrutia, MT. Cianelli, R. (2007) Riesgo de Contagio de VIH/SIDA: La Comunicación de Pareja - Estrategia Esencial a Considerar en la Enseñanza de Enfermería (Risk of Acquiring HIV/AIDS: Communication Among Couples, An Essential Strategy in Nursing Education), IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería. Toledo, España October 2-5, 2008.

Peragallo, N., Cianelli, R. (2007) SEPA II: Incorporating New Strategies in HIV/AIDS Prevention Among Women as Part of "El Centro". IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería, Toledo, España October 2-5, 2008 Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Urrutia, MT.,

Peragallo, N., Bernales, M. (2007) Violencia en la Pareja Chilena y Riesgo de Contraer el VIH/SIDA: Aspectos a Considerar en la Intervención de Enfermería (Domestic Violence Among Chilean (Couples and Risk of HIV/AIDS Infection: Aspects to Consider In Nursing Education). IX Conferencia Iberoamérica deEducación en Enfermería Toledo- España October 2-5, 2008.

Ferrer, L. Cianelli, R. (2007) Conocimiento de VIH/SIDA en Mujeres Chilenas: Desafio para La Enfermeria (Knowledge of HIV/AIDS in Chilean Women: A Challenge for Nursing), IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería, Toledo, España October 2-5, 2008.

Urrutia, MT., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Peragallo, N., Miner, S. (2007) Riesgo de contagio de VIH/SIDA: La Comunicación de Pareja una Estrategia Esencial a Considerar en la Enseñanza de Enfermería (HIV/AIDS Infection Risk: Communication Between Couples, An Essential Strategy to Consider in Nursing Education). IX Conferencia Iberoamérica de Educación en Enfermería Toledo- España October 2-5, 2008.

Godoy, F., Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Miner, S., Repetto, P., Cianelli, R., Sapag, J. (2007). El Peligro en las Calles: Trabajadoras Sexuales, Consumo de Drogas y VIH/SIDA (Danger on the Streets: Prostitutes, Drug Use and HIV/AIDS). VII Congreso de Psicología. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, November 9-10, 2007.

Cianelli, R; Cabieses, B; Ferrer, L; Bernales, M; Miner, S; Carvajal, S; & Irarrázabal, L. (2007). Comunicación y Violencia en Parejas Mapuches que Viven en Santiago (Communication and Domestic Violence Among Mapuche Indians Living in Santiago), I Congreso Chileno de Salud Pública, La Salud en el Siglo XX: Perspectivas y desafíos. Santiago, Chile, July 19 - 20, 2007.

Lara, L; Molina, Y; Cianelli, R; Ferrer, L; Miner, S,& Irarrázabal, L. (2007). Efecto de la Conducta de Riesgo Sobre la Evaluación de Riesgo para VIH, en un grupo de Mujeres Chilenas (Effects of Risky Behavior Regarding Evaluation of Risk for HIV in a Group of Chilean Women). I Congreso Chileno de Salud Pública, La Salud en el Siglo XX: Perspectivas y desafíos. Santiago, Chile, July 19 - 20, 2007.

Cabieses, B; Ferrer, L; Cianelli, R; Carvajal, S; Irarrázabal, L;& Bernales, M. (2007). VIH/SIDA en Mujeres Mapuches urbanas, Conocimientos, Actitudes y Conductas de Prevención (HIV/AIDS in Urban Mapuche Women: Knowledge, Attitudes & Behavior of Prevention). I Congreso Chileno de Salud Pública, La Salud en el Siglo XX: Perspectivas y desafíos. Santiago, Chile, July 19 - 20, 2007.

Peragallo, N., Urrutia, Mt., Cianelli, R. (2007) Simuladores en Obstetricia y Ginecología (Simulators in OB/GYN). Depto. Obstetricia y Ginecología Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Viña del Mar, Chile.

Ferrer, L; Cianelli, R; Peragallo, N; Bernales, M; Cabieses, B; Irarrazabal, L. (2006). Cultural Adaptation of an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Chilean Women, XVI International AIDS Conference. Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Bernales, M., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Cabieses, B., Araya, A; Norr, K., Irarrazabal, L., (2006), Health Workers’ Evaluation of an HIV/AIDS Training Program in Chile, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Cianelli, R; Ferrer, L; Norr, K; Araya, A; Cabieses, B; Bernales, M; Irarrazabal, L. (2006). Stigma and Discrimination Among Chilean Health Care Workers Towards People Living with HIV/AIDS. XVI International AIDS Conference. Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Cabieses, B., Norr, K., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., Araya, A., (2006), Myths and Beliefs Regarding HIV/AIDS Among Chilean Health Care Workers. XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada. , August 13-18 2006.

Irarrazabal, L., Cianelli, R., Norr, K., Ferrer, L., Araya, A., Cabieses, B., (2006). Chilean Health Workers’ Perceptions Regarding Standard Precautions and HIV Prevention, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Araya, A., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Cabieses, B., Norr, K., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., (2006). HIV/AIDS Prevention: A Priority for Primary Health Care Center Administrators, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Coullon, H., Irarrazabal, L., McElmurry, B., (2006). Machismo: Influence on Chilean Women’s HIV High Risk Behaviors, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Araya, A., Cianelli, R., McElmurry, B., Ferrer, L., Cabieses, B., Bernales, M., Irarrazabal, L., Carvajal, S., (2006). Community Leaders as Key Communicators for Implementing an HIV/AIDS Prevention Program for Chilean Women, XVI International Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Irarrazabal, L., Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Doura, D., McElmurry, B., Crittenden, K., (2006). Chilean Men’s HIV/AIDS Related Knowledge and Risk Perception, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Cabieses, B., Ferrer, L., Cianelli, R., Levy, J., Bernales, M., Irarrazabal, L., (2006) . Chilean Men’s Myths, Beliefs and Behaviors Affecting Women’s Vulnerability to HIV/AIDS, XVI International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada, August 13-18 2006.

Cianelli, R. (2006) “Estigma y discriminacion asociado al VIH/SIDA que afecta el autocuidado en Chile”( Stigma and discrimination related to HIV/AIDS and that affect self-care in Chile) dated at the 2nd International Self-care conference Santiago-Chile, May 2006.

Cianelli, R. (2005). Prevención VIH/SIDA (HIV Prevention). Tercera Jornada de Investigación 2005, Facultad de Medicina Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Cianelli R. (2005) Testing an HIV/AIDS Prevention Intervention Program for Chilean Women, Global Health Research Initiative Program Awards National Institutes of Health (NIH), USA, Washington, D.C.

Missner, S; Coffia, M; Cianelli, R. (2005) Evaluation of a Curriculum for International Research Ethics in Chile. Quadrennial ICN Congress Taiwan, China.

Cianelli, R. (2005). Prevención VIH/SIDA. Tercera Jornada de Investigación ( 2005), Facultad de Medicina Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Major Accomplishments

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