Nilda (Nena) Peragallo Montano began her tenure as the seventh dean of the UNC School of Nursing in the winter of 2017. She has enhanced the School’s reputation as a pioneering institution of learning and service for the people of North Carolina and around the world. Peragallo Montano has led the school to become the #1 public school of nursing in the country and works every day to make Carolina Nursing a progressive and dynamic health-care leader.
“We know from experience that where Carolina Nursing and its graduates lead, improvement follows. And it is this improvement — in systems, in practice, in education, in health, in the lives of people near and far — that informs and inspires our vision.”