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Hispanic Health Care International

SKU# 15404153

The Official Journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Editors: Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN; Elias Provencio-Vásquez, PhD, NP, FAAN, FAANP

ISSN: 15404153

eISSN: 19388993

FREQUENCY: Quarterly


This peer-reviewed journal serves as an interdisciplinary forum for the dissemination of information for clinical practice, education, research, and policy on issues concerning Hispanic/Latino populations in the United States.

A unique feature of Hispanic Health Care International is the availability of all abstracts in both English and Spanish. Each article is reviewed by at least two experts on the topic. The interdisciplinary editorial board comprises experts in a variety of clinical, policy, and research areas.

As the official journal of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, the journal strives to:

  • Serve as an interdisciplinary state-of-the-art resource for educators, researchers, administrators, policy makers, and health care providers on Hispanic/Latino health care.
  • Disseminate research findings and policy perspectives on Hispanic/Latino health care.
  • Provide an interdisciplinary forum to analyze and evaluate the current and future health care needs of the Hispanic/Latino community.
  • Examine barriers to the delivery of health services to Hispanic/Latino consumers.
  • Promote culturally competent models of intervention that provide effective health care to eliminate health disparities for Hispanic/Latino communities.

Visit Hispanic Health Care International online to view tables of contents and recent issues or to subscribe.

Editorial Board 


Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Elias Provencio-Vásquez, PhD, NP, FAAN, FAANP


Katherine Maidenberg, BA, MPA


Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Sara Torres, PhD, RN, FAAN


Clinical Practice
Margaret Avila, PhD, MSN, MS, PHN, RN/NP

Antonia M. Villarruel, PhD, RN, FAAN


Patricia A. Abbott, PhD, RN, FAAN
Judith Aponte, PhD, RN, CDE, CCM, APHN-BC
Helen Ballestas, PhD, RN, ANP-BC
Diane Berry, PhD, ANP-BC, FAANP, FAAN
Mary Lou Bond, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Claire Brindis, DrPH
Linda Burnes Bolton, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Adelita G. Cantu, PhD, RN
Rosina Cianelli, PhD, MPH, CNM
Jane deLeon, PhD, RN
Joseph De Santis, PhD, ARNP, ACRN
Carol E. Ferrans, PhD, RN, FAAN
Esther C. Gallegos, PhD
Migdalia V. Goba, EdD, RN
Jacqueline Gonzalez, ARNP, MSN, CNAA, BC, FAAN
Rosa Maria Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, RN
Clare E. Hastings, PhD, RN, FAAN
Olga F. Jarrín, PhD, RN
Louise S. Jenkins, PhD, RN, FAHA
Norma Martinez Rogers, PhD, RN, FAAN
Gail C. McCain, PhD, RN, FAAN
Rosario Medina, PhD, FNP-BC, ACNP, CNS
Angie Millan, RNP, MSN, CNS, FAAN
Sandra Millon-Underwood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Carmen T. Paniagua, EdD, RN, CPC, APRN-BC, ACNP
Hilda Pantin, PhD
G. Adriana Perez, PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN
Carmen J. Portillo, PhD, RN, FAAN
Maria Elena Ruiz, PhD, FNP-BC, RN
Heike Thiel de Bocanegra, PhD, MPH
Sandra M. Underwood, PhD, RN, FAAN
Veronica Vital, PhD, RN
Gwenyth R. Wallen, PhD, RN

Call for Papers 


Hispanic Health Care International provides the following author resources. Please download and carefully read all materials before submitting a manuscript:

Guidelines for Authors (PDF File)

Author Copyright Agreement (PDF File)

Call for Papers (PDF File)


Manuscripts should be submitted via the Editorial Manager at www.editorialmanager.com/hhci

Online Access 

Official Publication of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses

Member Subscriptions
Members of NAHN receive subscriptions to the quarterly journal. For access to the online edition, members should review the instructions on NAHN’s website.

New Members
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