PhD, APRN, FNP, NP-C
Alona D. Angosta teaches in the baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. She is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner and maintains a clinical practice in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her clinical experience includes: family practice, ambulatory and emergency care, internal medicine, trauma and critical care, military and cardiovascular nursing.
Angosta completed her PhD at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Her research interests include cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, obesity, dietary and exercise interventions. She is a recipient of the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) program for her research projects and training. She is also a Fellow of the 2014 NIH/NINR’s Summer Genetics Institute Program. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals; and presented at national and international professional conferences.
Angosta is a reviewer of professional journals including the Journal of the American Heart Association, Journal of Cultural Diversity, and Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. She is the Chair of the UNLV School of Nursing’s Scholarship Affairs Council. She also mentors PhD and NP students on dissertation and capstone projects. Angosta is a member of the Nevada State Board of Nursing’s Advanced Practice Advisory Committee; Nevada Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and Phi Kappa Phi. She also served as the Vice President of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Kappa Chapter.