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Margarita Bernales, PhD

Intereses

Competencia Cultural en Salud, Género y Salud, Antropología Médica.

Interests

Cultural Competence and health, Gender health, Medical Anthropology.

Docencia

  • Fundamentos Sociantropollógicos de la salud. Psicología de la Salud. Investigación Cualitativa.

Reconocimientos

  • Winner of Young Researchers for Health: Essay Competition 2010. Competition coordinated by First Global Symposium on Health Systems Research, Global Forum for Health Research and The Lancet (http://healthsystemsresearch.org/hsr2010/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=93).

Afiliaciones

  • Escuela de Enfermería, Facultad de Medicina Clinica Alemana Universidad del Desarrollo.

Publicaciones seleccionadas

  • Bernales M, Cabieses B, McIntyre AMM (2017). Desafíos en salud primaria para migrantes internacionales: el caso de Chile. Rev Atención Primaria Mar 30. pii: S0212-.
  • Bernales M. (2016) In user word. Rev Chil Pediatr. May-Jun;87(3):239-40. doi: 10.1016/j.rchipe.2015.11.005.
  • Cabieses B, Bernales M, Van Der Laat C. (2016) Mental health of migrants in low-skilled work in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Lancet Psychiatry. 3(5):402.
  • Bernales M, Cabieses B, Macdonald J. (2016). The urgency of a socio-cultural approach to adolescent men´s health risk behaviours. The Lancet. 387: 1815.
  • Bernales M. (2015) Gender perspective and vulnerability in health: when do we start to involve men?. Rev Med Chil. Jun; 143(11):1494-1495.
  • Pedrero V, Cabieses B, Bernales M. [Latent variable theory in research in health topics]. Rev Med Chil. 2015 Jun; 143(6):814-5.
  • Ferrer L, Bernales M, Cianelli R, Cabieses B, Triviño X, Reed R, Irarrázabal L, Peragallo N, Norr K. (2015). Mano a Mano for Health Professions Students in Chile: A Pilot HIV Prevention Program. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care. Jun 26. pii: S1055-3290(15)00123-5.
  • Bernales M, Cabieses B, Obach A, Maturana A. (2015). Translational research in Health topics: A road for pragmatic and interdisciplinary research, Revista médica de Chile.
  • Triviño, X., Ferrer, L., Bernales, M., Cianelli, R., Moore, P & Peragallo, N. (2013) Effect of emotionally complex roles on HIV-related simulated patients. Hisp Health Care Int
  • Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K., Miner, S., Irarrazabal, L., Bernales, M., Peragallo, N., Levy, J., Norr, J. & McElmurry, B. (2012) Mano a Mano-Mujer: an effective HIV prevention.
  • Repetto, P. & Bernales, M. (2012) ¿Cuántas personas fuman? Percepción del nivel de consumo y su relación con el nivel de consumo en adolescentes chilenos [Perception of smoking rates and its relationship with cigarette use among chilean adolescents]. Rev Med Chile 140 (6) 740-745.
  • Norr K, Ferrer L, Cianelli R, Crittenden K, Irarrazaval L, Cabieses B, Araya A, Bernales M. (2012) Peer Group Intervention for HIV Prevention among Health Workers in Chile. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS care;  23(1):73-86.
  • Ferrer L, Cabieses B, Norr K, Cianelli R, Araya A, Irarrazaval L, Miner S, Bernales M & Norr J. (2011). [Efficacy of an educational intervention to improve the knowledge of the Chilean law for HIV and AIDS to primary health care workers] Revista Medica de Chile; 139: 625-632.
  • Cianelli, R., Ferrer, L., Norr, K., McCreary, L., Irarrázabal, L., Bernales, M. & Miner, S. (2011) Stigma Related to HIV among Community Health Workers in Chile. Stigma Research and Action 1(1), 3–10.
  • Miner, Ferrer, Cianelli, Bernales, Cabieses B. (2011). Intimate partner violence and HIV risk behaviors among socially disadvantaged Chilean Women. Violence Against Women. 17(4):517-31.
  • Ferrer L; Cianelli R; Guzman E; Cabieses B; Irarrázabal L & Bernales M. (2007). Chilean University Students: Knowledge and Concern about HIV/AIDS. JANAC:  Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care; 18(5), 51-6.

Participación en proyectos

  • 2016-2018: Developing a questionnaire for measuring cultural competence in health care workers in Chile: a psychometric study. Funder: FONIS Chile. Collaborators: PUC Purpose: To develop a novel and valid questionnaire for measuring cultural competence in health care workers in Chile.
  • 2016-2018: Participation of patient groups/associations in decisional making process in Chile: opportunities and challenges. Funder: FONIS Chile. Collaborators: UDD Purpose: To explore the participation of patient groups/associations in decisional making process in Chile.
  • 2016: Effective access to healthcare, multidimensional poverty and self-reported health status in adult population in Chile: a path analysis. Funder: Direction of Research at UDD. Collaborators: University of York, Bradford Institute for Health Research Purpose: To assess the association between effective access to healthcare, multidimensional poverty and self- reported health status in adult population in Chile.
  • 2016: A manual on translational research for undergraduate students from health sciences at UDD: a participation-action project. Funder: Direction of Research at UDD. Collaborators: University of York Purpose: To develop a novel manual on translational research for undergraduate students from health sciences at UDD.
  • 2016-2017: [Systematization of experiences in environmentally friendly spaces for the prevention of teen pregnancy from an approach of rights and participation: an ethnographic approach] Funder: Fonis Chile Purpose: To develop strategies for teen pregnancy prevention from an approach of rights and participation, based on experiences developed in friendly spaces, as well as from the identification of needs and possible solutions from adolescents and young people, in five communes at the Metropolitan Region.
  • 2013-2017: Developing public health intelligence in primary care for international immigrants in Chile: A multi-methods study Funder: Fondecyt Chile N° 11130042 Collaborators: University of York, Bradford Institute for Health Research Purpose: To assess what are the health status, health needs and healthcare use of this population in the 8 immigrant- densest boroughs in Chile and how are they being addressed at the primary care level.