- New Jersey Institute of Technology
- Rutgers University Newark
- University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Dula F. Pacquiao, EdD, RN, CTN
UMDNJ - School of Nursing
Office: Stanley S. Bergen Building, GA 45
65 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07107
Dula F. Pacquiao is Professor of Nursing and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education, Research and Practice at the UMDNJ School of Nursing. She is the Coordinator of the PhD in Urban Health. She obtained her BS in Nursing from the University of the Philippines, MA in Curriculum and Instruction from Teachers College, Columbia University and her EdD in Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education (Anthropology) from Rutgers University. She is a specialist in qualitative research and certified in transcultural nursing. Her publications and research focus on the social and cultural factors that impact on education, nursing, health care and ethics. She is senior editor of the Journal of Transcultural Nursing and the Director of the Transcultural Nursing Scholars, an international organization of experts for the advancement of Transcultural Nursing.
Dr. Pacquiao is currently involved in national projects of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing on the Integration of Cultural Competence in Baccalaureate Nursing Education, Expert Panel on Global Standards for Culturally Congruent Practice of the American Academy of Nursing and the Transcultural Nursing Society, and the National Quality Forum to develop a Framework and Standards for Cultural Competent Health Care Practice. She was also a member of the National Project Committee that developed the Culturally Competent Nursing Modules for the Office of Minority Health. She is a consultant to the Francois Xavier-Bagnoud Center for the Development and Implementation of Program Competencies in HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for nursing and health education programs in Botswana.