Profile: Nilda Peragallo Montano
Written by Vanessa Zambrano on September 4, 2013
Nilda Peragallo Montano lived in many parts of the world and of the US before moving to Miami to become the University of Miami’s dean of the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Born in Valparaiso, Chile, she also spent time in Germany, Texas, Chicago, Maryland, West Virginia and Orlando while studying, practicing her career and in academia.
She has been at UM for ten years and took part in the school’s move to a new building on campus. Her next project is aimed at providing students with a real life professional experience: a simulation hospital.
Dean Peragallo Montano has devoted much of her work to serve minority populations through the organizations that she has been involved in, especially the Hispanic community.
Miami Today reporter Vanessa Zambrano interviewed Dean Peragallo Montano in the School of Nursing and Health Studies at University of Miami.
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