ABOUT THE WOMEN'S HEART FOUNDATION
Dula F. Pacquiao, EdD, RN, CTN
Dula F. Pacquiao, EdD, RN, CTN
1992 Doctor of Education (EdD), major in Anthropology
of Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
1977 Master of Arts, Curriculum and Instruction in Nursing, Teachers
College, Columbia University, NY.
1968 BSN, University of the Philippines, Class Valedictorian.
1999 Director, Transcultural Nursing Institute,
1998 Director, Graduate Program in Nursing, Kean University
1998-present Associate Professor (tenured) of Nursing, Kean University
1992-98 Assistant Professor, Kean University
1999 Consultant, Cultural diversity in nursing
education, University of Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
1999 Consultant, Cultural Competence in Health Care Services, Division
of Family Health Services, NJ State Dept. of Health & Senior Services
1999 Developed and implemented transcultural nursing course: Comparative
study of transcultural health care systems with participant-obeservations
in the United Kingdom for MSN and BSN students.
1992-present Consultant, Foundations of English: Nursing and American
Culture, St. Peter's College, NJ
1987-present Clinical Associate and Consultant, Health Assessment
and Teaching Performance Exams, Thomas Edison State College, Trenton,
1995-98 Member, Task Force on Unlicensed Personnel, NJ State Board
1995-96 Consultant, Differential Item Functioning Panel for RN and
PN NCLEX, Educational Testing Services, NJ
1995-present Nursing Faculty Consultant, Thomas Edison State College,
1995-97 Member, Colleagues in Caring Project: NJ Collaborative
1989-present Consultant, Health Assessment and Teaching Performance
Examinations, NY Regents College External Degree Programs
1989-present Adjunct Lecturer in Nursing, St. Peter's College, NJ
1994-96 Staff RN (per diem), Visiting Health Services of NJ
1991-92 Clinical Assistant Professor, State University of NY at Brooklyn
Health Science Center
1985-89 Assistant Professor and Director of Nursing Center, St. Peter's
1990-91 Educational Consultant, CGFNS & RN NCLEX, PC&M International
Nursing Personnel Services
1990-91 Staff RN (per diem), VNA of Central NJ
1988-90 President, PC&M International Nursing Personnel Services
1985-86 Staff RN (per diem), East Orange Veterans Administration
1979-83 Instructor in Nursing, Middlesex County College, NJ
1978-79 Adjunct Instructor in Nursing, Fairleigh Dickinson University,
1974-78 Instructor and Freshman Level Coordinator, St. Vincent's
Hospital School of Nursing, NY
1971-74 Instructor, St. Joseph's Nursing Division, George Brown College,
1969-70 Clinical Instructor, Pediatric Nursing Coordinator, St. Paul's
College, Manila, Philippines
1970-71 Staff RN, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
1968-70 Staff RN, Manila Medical Center
1999-2002 Vice-President, Transcultural Nursing
1998-present Associate Editor, Journal of Transcultural Nursing
1995-present Editor, Transcultural Nursing Society Newsletter
1995-present Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Transcultural Nursing Forum,
NJ State Nurses Association
1995-96 President, Philippine Nurses Association of NJ
1995-96 Member, NJ Commissioner of Health, Nursing Advisory Committee
1994-96 Secretary, Transcultural Nursing Society
1993-98 Board Member and Chair of Education Committee, NJ State Board
1994-96 Chair, Nursing Practice and Education Committee, National
Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago
1995-present Certified in Transcultural Nursing
Honors and Awards
Distinguished Teacher Award, Alpha Sigma Lambda
Honor Society, Kean University
Recipient, Presidential Honor Roll Award, Philippine Nurses Association,
NJ (PNA, NJ)
Recipient, Nurse Educator Award, PNA, NJ
Recipient, Researcher Award, PNA, NJ
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Member, Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society of Education
Inducted to Phi Kappa Phi
1997-98 Member, Nominating Committee, NJSNA
1998 Coordinator, Transcultural Nursing Society, International Conference,
1996-1998 Chair, Educational Regulations Task Force, NJ State Board
1995-1998 Member Task Force on Unlicensed Personnel, NJ State Board
1996-present Chair, Mentoring Committee, Philippine Nurses Association
1996-present Member, Advisory Board, Philippine Nurses Association
1995-97 Co-Chair, Legislative Committee, Philippine Nurses Association
1995-97 Chair of By-laws and Membership Committees, Transcultural
Publications: Books/B ook Chapters
Pacquiao, D. F., Archeval, L., & Shelley,
E. (2000). Hispanic patient satisfaction with home care: An ethnographic
study. In V. Fitzsimons & M. L. Kelley, Understanding cultural diversity.
NY: NLN Press
Skiba-King, E., & Pacquiao, D. P. (in press). Health communication.
Scottsdale, AZ: Gorsuch Scarisbrick.
Pacquiao, D. F. (1996).Infusing philosophical thought into transcultural
nursing. In V. M. Fitzsimons and M. L. Kelley, The culture of learning:
Access, retention, understanding and mobility of minority students
in nursing (pp. 23-32). New York: National League for Nursing Press.
Pacquiao, D. F. (1996). Educating faculty in the concept of educational
biculturalism: A comparative study of sociocultural influences in
nursing students' experience in school. In V. M. Fitzsimons and M.
L. Kelley, The culture of learning: Access, retention, and mobility
of minority students in nursing (pp. 129-162). New York: NLN Press.
Salmond, S. W., & Pacquiao, D. F. (1996). Learning transcultural
leadership through a MSN-level clinical experience. In V. M. Fitzsimons
and M. L. Kelley, The culture of learning: Access, retention, and
mobility of minority students in nursing (pp. 255-266). New York:
Pacquiao, D. F. (1995). Being a grandmother. In P. L. Munhall (Ed.),
In women's experience: Volume II (pp 211-234). New York: NLN Press.
Pacquiao, D. F. (1994). Motherhood and women's development. In P.
L. Munhall (Ed.), In women's experience: Volume I (pp. 323-368).
New York: NLN Press.
Fitzsimons, V. M., & Pacquiao, D. F. (1994). Portfolio assessment
of the nursing program. In M. Knight and D. Gallaro (Eds.), Portfolio
assessment: An application of portfolio analysis (pp. 107-119). Latham,
MD: United Press of America.
Pacquiao, D. F. (1993). Cultural influences in old age: An ethnographic
comparison of Anglo and Filipino elders. Doctoral dissertation, Rutgers
University. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms Inc.
Pacquiao, D. (2000). Impression management
as an alternative to assertiveness in intercultural communication.
Editorial. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. 11(1)
Pacquiao, D. F., Archeval, L., & Shelley, E. (1999). Transcultural
nursing care study of emic and etic care at home. Journal of Transcultural
Nursing, 10 (2), 112-119..
Pacquiao, D. F. (September, 1996). President's message: Reflections
on organizational achievements. In Touch, 6 (2) 2.
Pacquiao, D. F. (Winter, 1996). President's message: Coping with
changes in health care: President's message. In Touch, 6 (1) 2.
Pacquiao, D. F. (1995). Multicultural issues in nursing education
and practice. Issues, 16 (2) 1,4-5,11.
Pacquiao, D. F. (Fall, 1995). Bicultural mentoring: Presidential
inaugural address. In Touch, 5 (1) 2-3.
Pacquiao, D. F. (Spring, 1995). Minority participation in healthcare.
In Touch, 5 (1), 3,7.
Pacquiao, D. F. (Fall, 1994). The meaning of advanced nursing practice.
In Touch, 4 (3) 2-11.
Pacquiao, D. F. (Summer, 1994). Nursing education in the 21st century.
In Touch, 4 (2) 5-6.
Committee Reports/Monographs Written
1997 Issues relevant to Delegation: Suggested
Parameters of Delegation): Report to UAP Task Force, NJ State Board
1996 Comparison of Research Findings of NJHA, HPAE and AJN study
on the Unlicensed Assistive Personnel: Report to the NJ State Board
of Nursing Task Force on Unlicensed Assistive Personnel.
1996 Co-author and Committee Chair. Professional accountability:
Allowing holistic integration of the many components of nursing competence
(Attachment to Nursing Practice and Education Committee Report).
Presented to the Delegate Assembly, National Council of State Boards
of Nursing, Baltimore, MD.
1996 Co-author and Committee Chair. Nursing education rules and regulations:
An analysis (Attachment to Nursing Practice and Education Committee
Report). Presented at the Delegate Assembly, National Council of
State Boards of Nursing, Baltimore, MD.
1996 Co-Author and Co-Chair of Committee. Multicultural profile and
diversity. In Periodic review report: Kean College (pp.83-97).
1995 Co-Author and Committee Member. Position statement on the use
of unlicensed personnel by registered nurses, NJ State Board of Nursing.
1995 Primary Author and Committee Chair. Statewide survey of institutional
practices in determining nursing competencies: Report of the study.
NJ State Board of Nursing.
1995 Primary Author and Committee Chair. Position statement on regulation
of graduate nursing education, NJ State Board of Nursing.
1987 Pacquiao, D. F.. Ethnography of seven Filipino families: A pilot
study of Filipino elders in Jersey City.. Report to Faculty of the
Nursing Department and College Faculty Fellowship Grants Committee,
St. Peter's College, Jersey City. 1
1999-2001 Co-Director of Project COCERP: Development
of culturally-based health data information for development, implementation
and evaluation of a culturally competent model of care delivery in
the community through education, practice and community partnerships.
Funded for 2 years by Helene Fuld Health Trust for $113,500.
1998 Development of Exchange Program and Doctoral Education between
St. Paul University, Tuguegarao, Philippines and Kean University.
Fact finding visit to the Philippines funded by a $5,000 grant from
1997 Attributional Theory Application in Impression Management: A
study of Nigerian and Filipino Nurses. Funded by a $500 grant from
Philippine Nurses Association, NJ and $500 grant from Sigma Thetat
Tau Mu Theta Chapter-at-large..
1996 Evaluation of Usefulness of National Council Documents: Nationwide
Survey of Members. Chair, Nursing Practice & Education Committee
of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, Chicago, IL
1996 Professional Accountability in Nursing: Development and Pilot
Testing of Instrument. Chair, Nursing Practice and Education Committee,
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
1996 Analysis of Education Rules and Regulations: Comparison of National
Council's and Member Boards' Rules. Chair, Nursing Practice and Education
Committee, National Council of State Boards of Nursing
1995 Accreditation of Nursing Programs: Comparison of National Council's
and National League for Nursing's Criteria. Member, Nursing Practice
and Education Committee, National Council of State Boards of Nursing,
1995 Value Orientations and School Experience: Analysis of Ethnographic
Data on Nursing Students (African-Americans, Filipino, Hispanic and
white-American students) Union County College and Muhlenberg Medical
Center School of Nursing. Funded by Robert Wood Johnson, Transcultural
Leadership Continuum Grant..
1995 Culture Brokering and Mentoring: As a Strategy to Effect Organizational
Change. Co-Director, Transcultural Leadership Project . Funded by
$25,000 Beatrice Renfield Grant, NY Beth Israel Medical Center, North
1994 Grandmotherhood and the Cultural Transmission of Caring: A Phenomenological
1994 Motherhood and Women's Epistemological Development: A Phenomenological
1994 Survey of Statewide Institutional Practices of Determining Nursing
Competencies. Chair, Education Committee, NJ State Board of Nursing
1993 Sociocultural Influences in Cognition of African-American, Filipino
and Hispanic Nursing Students (Elizabeth General Medical Center School
of Nursing, Elizabeth, NJ).Funded by grants from Kean College and
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Transcultural Leadership Continuum
1992 Cultural Influences in Aging: An Ethnographic Comparison of
Anglo and Filipino Elders. Doctoral dissertation, Graduate School
of Education, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.
1987 Ethnography of Seven Families: Pilot Study of Filipino Elders
in Jersey City. Funded by Faculty Fellowship grant, St. Peter's College,
Research Grant Proposals Submitted
1999 Co-Director, Culturally congruent communication
for health promotion in the community. Submitted to Center for Disease
1999 Co-Director, Using Technology to Access Primary Health Care
services and Educational/Support services for Families Caring for
Children with Chronic Illness. Submitted to Robert Wood Foundation.
1995 Primary Investigator and Author. (1995). Language socialization
and cognition of African-American, Filipino and Hispanic nursing
students: A collaborative interdisciplinary proposal. Submitted to
Kean College Faculty Research Grant and National Center for Adult
Learning and RWJ Foundation TLC Grant.
1993 Director, Proposal to Establish data base for health promotion
for Filipino elders in Hudson County. Submitted to Department of
Health, Office of Minority Health.
1993 Co-Director, Proposal to Develop culturally congruent strategies
to support Black and Hispanic families in providing home care to
their HIV infected family member in New Brunswick, NJ. Submitted
to NJ Department of Health.
1993 Co-Director. Proposal to Conduct health promotion for Filipino
and Korean families in Hudson County. Submitted to the NJ Department
of Health, Minority Health Office.
Workshop/Speeches/Papers Delivered since 1996
Title/Topic Cultural competent services in
maternal and child care of Hispanic and Latino populations.
Integrative healing modalities of the Orient
Integrating cultural diversity in staff education
Nursing education and practice in the new millenium
Research-based transcultural health care Attributional theory and
impression management applications in intercultural communication
Cultural competence in long term care education for diversity
Evaluation of transcultural health outcomes Location
Maternal and Child Health Consortium, Somerset, NJ
University of medicine and Dentistry, Newark, NJ
Consortium of Nursing Educators, Raritan Bay Medical Center, Perth
Amboy, NJ Eastern Regional Conference, Philippine Nurses association
of America, Cherry Hill, NJ Annual Research Program, Englewood Hospital
and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ 25th Annual Conference, Transcultural
Nursing Society, Snowbird, Utah Transcultural Nursing Institute,
Kean UniversityCentral Jersey Parish Nursing Network. New Providence,
NJNJ Association of Health Care Facilities, Atlantic City, NJ Transcultural
Nursing Institute, Kean UniversityTranscultural Nursing Institute,
Kean University Date 2/2000 2/2000 11/99 11/99 11/99 10/99 10/99
10/99 10/99 9/99 9/99
American Culture and English: Program for ESL Nurses St. Peter's
College, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 4/99 & 6/99
Cultural Competence Model in Delivery of Health Care Services NJ
Dept. of Health & Senior Services, Lawrenceville, NJ 6/22/99
Transcultural Leadership in the Next Millenium Philippine Nurses
Association Community Medical Center, Toms River, NJ 5/99
Developing Cultural Competence in Rehabilitation Children's Specialized
Hospital Mountainside, NJ 5/99
Carrying the Torch of Leadership in Transcultural Nursing Annual
EOF Program, Rutgers University Newark, NJ 5/99
Impression Management: Applications of Attributional Theory 5th Annual
Research SymposiumNJ City University 4/99
Cultural Competence in the Maternal and Child Health Populations
NJDOH Child Health Regional Network 4/99
Cultural Diversity in Nursing Education Helene Fuld School of Nursing
New York City 1/99
Cultural Competence Development Mercer Medical Center School of Nursing,
Trenton, NJ 12/98
Cultural Diversity in Nursing and Health Care Raritan Bay Medical
Know your legal Rights and Responsibilities Health Professionals
and Allied Employees, Mount Holly, NJ 11/98
Culturally Congruent Care in Home Health Middlesex County, VNA, North
Brunswick, NJ 10/98
Culture, Cognition and Communication: Linkages in the Classroom 24
Annual Conference, Transcultural Nursing Society, Secaucus, NJ 10/98
Writing seminar for ESL Nurses St. Peter's College and Kean University
8/98 and 9/98
Cultural Competence in Education and Nursing Care St. Peter's Medical
Center, New Brunswick NJ 9/98
Cultural Competent Care in Maternal-Child Care Healthy Mothers, Healthy
Babies Coalition, Monmouth County 9/98
Cultural Competent Care for Asian-Americans Somerset County Board
of Social Services, Somerset, NJ 5/98
Advanced Level Transcultural Nursing Practice Applications Seton
Hall University, Newark, NJ 5/98
Developing Cultural Competence NJ State Nurses Association, Pennington,
Biculturalism: A Process of Professional Socialization Philippine
Nurses Association, Tom River, NJ 4/98
Influencing Others Through Communication VA Medical Center, Lyons,
NJ VA Medical Center, East Orange, NJ 4/98
Transcultural Nursing Applications in School Nursing and Community
Health Bergen County Department of Health Services, Teaneck, NJ 3/98
Culture, Cognition and Communication: Linkages in the Classroom Academic
Affairs Distinguished Lecture Series, Kean University 2/98
Transcultural Nursing Concepts: Application in Teaching-Learning
International Nursing Conference, Manila, Philippines 1/98
Nursing education and Practice: Realities, Opportunities and Direction
International Nursing Conference, Manila, Philippines 1/98
Cultural Diversity in Domestic Violence Police Academy, Sea Girt,
Sociocultural Influences in Parenting Styles UP Alumni Association
of America Grand Reunion, Atlantic City, NJ 11/9/97
Managing a Diverse Workforce Philippine Nurses Association of NJ,
Cultural Diversity in Staff Education SHARE, Union, NJ 10/97
Impression Management: Improving Oral and Written Communication Philippine
Nurses Association of NJ, Elizabeth, NJ 8/97
Nursing in the 21st Century: The Emergence of Unlicensed Assistive
Personnel Consortium of NJ Nurse Educators Elizabeth General Medical
Center, Elizabeth, NJ 6/4/97
Making Sense of Change VA-NJ Health Care System, East Orange and
Lyons, NJ 9/96 5/6 &5/8/97
Workshop on Delegation to UAPs by RNs Health Professionals & Allied
Employees, Tinton Falls, Mt. Laurel and Roselle Park, NJ 5/15, 5/22 & 6/5/97
Integrating Diversity in Teaching-Learning Strategies Northern NJ
Consortium of Graduate Nursing Programs, Fairleigh Dickinson University
Transitions and Passages Annual Induction, Lambda Iota Nursing Honor
Society, Mountainside, NJ 4/97
Serving the Community by Educating about Diversity Panel Discussion,
Kean College 4/97
Barriers and Strategies: Tenure and Promotion of Diverse Faculty
Affirmative Action Roundtable Discussion, Kean College 4/97
Cultural Value Premises: Impact on School Nurse Practice Annual Convention
of NJ School Nurses Association, Atlantic City, NJ 11/96
Charting the Course: A Uniform Patient Record Organization of Nurse
Executives, Princeton, NJ 11/96
Value Premises: Impact on Thoughts and Behaviors Annual Congress
of the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses, Dallas, TX 6/96
Domestic Violence of Women: An Anthropological Perspective Raritan
Bay Medical Center, Perth Amboy, NJ 5/96
Bicultural mentoring: A Process of Professional Socialization Philippine
Nurses Association, NJ Subchapter, St. Michael's Medical Center,
Newark, NJ 5/96
Sociocultural Influences in Schooling Experience of Nursing Students:
A Comparative Study of Three Ethnic Groups and Their white American
Peers Poster Presentation, Stewart Conference, Teachers College,
Columbia University 4/96
Multiculturalism in Organizations Rahway Hospital, Rahway, NJ 3/96
Bicultural Mentoring: A Process of Professional Socialization Philippine
Nurses Association of NJ Subchapter, Elizabeth General Medical Center,
Elizabeth, NJ 2/96
Sociocultural Influences on Learning Styles Nursing Department, Bloomfield
College, Bloomfield, NJ 1/96
Conferences/Workshops Attended since 1996
Topic Visions of the Past, dreams of the future:
25th Annual Conference, Transcultural Nursing Society LocationSnowbird,
Invitational Summit: Health of Minorities in New Jersey: Part I (The
Black Experience)Transcultural Nursing in the Community NJ Dept.
of Health, Office of Minority Health, Princeton, NJUniversity of
Leeds, Yorkshire, UK 9/21-22/996/99
Aromatherapy in Rehabilitation of Stroke Patients Evesham Community
Hospital, Worcester, UK 6/99
Southern Regional Conference: Transcultural Nursing Memphis, TN 4/99
Annual Convention: NJSNA and NJLN Atlantic City 4/99
Fourth Annual Graduate Symposium & Opening of Transcultural Nursing
Institute Kean University 4/99
Open Forum on proposed revisions to the Educational Regulations Englewood
Hospital and Cumberland County College 10/98
Transforming health care delivery and policy: Applications of transcultural
nursing 24 Annual Conference, Transcultural Nursing Society, Secaucus,
Alternatives and Complementary Therapies in Health Care Annual Convention
of PNA, NJ, Somerset, NJ 5/98
Parliamentary Procedures in Disciplinary Issues Annual Retreat: NJ
Board of Nursing, Princeton, NJ 4/98
Alternative Therapy: Aroma Therapy NJSNA/NJLN Annual Convention,
Atlantic City 3/98
Telehealth and Telemedicine NJ Board of Nursing Annual Meeting, Newark,
Annual Delegate Assembly National Council of State Boards of Nursing,
Chicago, IL 8/97
Transcultural Nursing in Russia St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia
Transcultural Nursing: Global Unifier and Diversifier of Care Annual
Meeting, Transcultural Nursing Society Conference, Kuopio, Finland
Educational Program, Consortium of Nursing Educators Elizabeth, NJ
Annual Meeting, Philippine Nurses Association of NJ Woodbridge, NJ
Writing Emphasis Retreat Kean College 12/96
Health Issues in Migration: A Transcultural Nursing Perspective Annual
Conference Transcultural Nursing Society, St. Louis, MO 10/96
Continue the Tradition: Create the Future Culture Care 2000: The
Nursing Imperative NJ SNA Annual Convention, Long Branch, NJ 9/96
Colleagues in Caring: the New Jersey Collaborative Rutgers University,
New Brunswick, NJ 9/96
Dialogue on Discipline Telemedicine Continued Competence Delegate
Assembly, National Council of State Boards of Nursing 8/96
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