Carina Katigbak, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC is an Assistant Professor at the Connell School of Nursing. Her research focuses on behavioral interventions to improve cardiovascular outcomes for Asian Americans. She received her B.S.N. from Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, and her master's as an adult primary care nurse practitioner and Ph.D. from New York University. Katigbak was PI on a grant titled, “Community Health Workers’ Roles in Facilitating the Adoption of Healthy Behaviors Among Filipino Americans with Hypertension”. She is a member of the American Heart Association, American Public Health Association, and Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing.