• Curriculum developer and trainer on cultural competency for the The Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Office of Diversity Programs. funded through The California Endowment, beginning July 2005.
Consultant on the "Interactive ELSI Curriculum for Primary Care Residents" a 3-year grant to develop, implement, and evaluate a web-based training program for medical residents to deal with the ethical, legal, and sociocultural issues surrounding genetic counseling. Grant is being funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute though UCLA School of Medicine, UC Davis School of Medicine, and U of Washington School of Medicine. Responsibilities include writing scripts and developing videos and tutorials.
•Invited speader at the Annual Conference of the Council of Practical Nurse Programs of New York State on April 22, 2004 in Albany, NY.
speaker at a pediatrics conference at St. Joseph’s Hospital,
Marshfield, WI, April 11, 2003.
Invited speaker at the 2003 Minority Health Conference, sponsored jointly by UCLA School of Medicine and USC School of Medicine. January 25, 2003.
Founder's Address given at the 28th Annual Educational Conference of the Association of Rehabilitiation Nurses. Kansas City, MO, October 18.
Keynote speaker for the 3rd International "Crossing Borders" Conference at the University of Texas at Arlington School of Nursing. Arlington, TX, October 11.
Member of the working group on Cultural Diversity in Health Care for the Russell Sage Foundation.
Project Consultant and Designer & Developer of the project training
manual and sessions for the CHISPA
project (Caring for Hispanic Patients Interactively), an interactive
e-Learning program, through a grant awarded to the Long Beach Community
Subject Matter Expert for web-based course on Cultural Diversity for Harcourt Brace Publishers.
Member of grant writing committee for NIH proposal on incorporating complementary and alternative medicine into the medical school curriculum ( UCLA School of Medicine).
Member of hanging committee for West J Med (formerly Western Journal of Medicine).
Editor of Medicine and Culture section for West J Med (Western Journal of Medicine).
Developed and taught Culture and Health course for cable television via JEC College Connection.
Extensively revised Ethnic Diversity and the Care of the Terminally Ill: A Handbook for Community Hospice Care Foundation.
Redesigned and taught introductory Cultural Anthropology course for Project LEAP (Learning English for Academic Purposes) at CSULA.
Developed and taught video course for Culture and Health class which was used throughout California.
Developed syllabus and taught Culture and Health class for nurses
from mainland China
•Galanti, G. (2012) Cultural Sensitivity: A Pocket Guide for Health Care Professionals, 2nd ed. Oakbrook Terrace, IL: Joint Commission Resources.
• Galanti, Geri-Ann & Sheikh, Aziz (2009) How to Provide Culturally Competent Healthcare. (E)Hospital 11(4)22-24.
Galanti, Geri-Ann. (2003) The
Hispanic Family and Male-Female Relationships: An Overview. Journal
of Transcultural Nursing. 14(3): 180-185.
Thorpe, Barbara and Galanti, Geri-Ann (1994) Culture and Health: Student Module Text (3rd ed.) Carson, CA: Statewide Nursing Program, CSU Dominguez Hills.