Dr. Cora Munoz, Ph.D. RN,
Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor at Capital University,
President Ohio Asian American Health Coalition
Dr. Cora Munoz is a Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor at Capital University. She is an author, academic scholar, and consultant, national and international speaker, Fulbright Scholar, diversity trainer, health advocate and a community worker. Her clinical specialty is Psychiatric Mental Health and Transcultural Nursing with expertise in Cultural Competence, Education and Teaching Nursing.
She completed her masters in nursing education at Columbia University, Teachers College in New York City with post masters courses in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and her doctoral degree in Counselor Education with minor in Nursing at the Ohio State University.
She is currently the President of the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition. She has served for many years as the Governor appointed commissioner and served as Vice-Chair of the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. She is also a member of the Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council to the Governor where she has served as Chairperson of the Health committee. She is currently the President of the Asian Festival Corporation and coordinated Health screenings and Health education for the Asian community. She was the founder of the Phil Nurses Association of Indiana and the Phil Nurses Association of Central Ohio in which she is a current board member in good standing. She has served as Vice-president for Culture of the Philippine American Society of Central Ohio and also served as board member of this organization.
Dr. Munoz has received numerous accolades and awards as an outstanding nurse educator and community leader. She has received three Fulbright scholarships for the specialist program. She continues to teach Transcultural Nursing and provides trainings for cultural competency in health for various health disciplines. She is also a certified trainer for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards and a national trainer for Mental Health First Aid certified by the National Behavioral Health Council .
Dr. Munoz is currently an adjunct professor at Capital University and Mt. Carmel College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio.