Juan M. Leyva-Moral, PhD, MSN, RN
Juan Leyva-Moral, PhD, received his initial nursing degree in 2002 at Escola d’Infermeria Santa Madrona in Barcelona (Spain). In 2004 he won one of Spain’s five nationwide scholarships to get postgraduate studies. His Master in Nursing Science was obtained in 2005 from the University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom). In 2002 he got an HIV Nursing Care postgraduate certification and in 2003 another postgraduate certification in Diabetes Care. In 2010 he received his PhD with honors from Universidad Europea de Madrid (Spain).
His work experience includes primary care and community nursing. He has always had interest in chronic illness, vulnerable populations, discrimination, medicalization, humanized care and teaching innovation. Since 2010, his area of research has focused on HIV/AIDS nursing care. He is the principal investigator, with the collaboration of researchers from the USA, Peru and Spai,n of an ongoing study at Hospital Regional de Lambayeque (Chiclayo-Peru) focused on the experience of people living with HIV receiving care in Chiclayo.
Leyva-Moral recently initiated a series of collaboration with Peruvian universities in order to consolidate evidence-based practice among faculty, students and clinical nurses. Juan has taught in different nursing schools since 2005. He now works at Universidad Autònoma de Barcelona (Spain) teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has directed nine master's dissertations and three doctoral students.
In 2016, Leyva-Moral spent six months in Houston, Texas, at Texas Woman’s University as a visiting scholar under the supervision of Joan E. Edwards, PhD. He focused on understanding reproductive decision-making in Latina women living with HIV, both in the US and worldwide. The results of his review were published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies in 2017. Leyva-Moral has written several articles in Spanish nursing journals and some in international journals. He has also presented oral presentations and posters in numerous national and international scientific meetings and congresses.
Publications since August 2018
Granel, N., Leyva-Moral, J. M., Bernabeu-Tamayo, M. D., Gómez-Ibáñez, R., Watson, C. E., & Aguayo-González, M. P. (2019). Student satisfaction with content and language integrated learning in nursing education: A cross-sectional study. Nurse Education in Practice, 38, 21–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nepr.2019.05.011
Krederdt-Araujo, S. L., Dominguez-Cancino, K. A., Jiménez-Cordova, R., Paz-Villanueva, M. Y., Fernandez, J. M., Leyva-Moral, J. M., & Palmieri, P. A. (2019). Spirituality, Social Support, and Diabetes: A Cross-Sectional Study of People Enrolled in a Nurse-Led Diabetes Management Program in Peru. Hispanic Health Care International, 154041531984749. https://doi.org/10.1177/1540415319847493
Leyva-Moral, J. M., Martínez-Batlle, F., Vázquez-Naveira, M., Hernández-Fernández, J., & Villar-Salgueiro, M. (2019). The Experience of Growing Old While Living With HIV in Spain. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, 30(1), 111–118. https://doi.org/10.1097/JNC.0000000000000032
Moreno‐Poyato, A. R., Delgado‐Hito, P., Leyva‐Moral, J. M., Casanova‐Garrigós, G., & Montesó‐Curto, P. (2019). Implementing evidence‐based practices on the therapeutic relationship in inpatient psychiatric care: A participatory action research. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 28(9–10), 1614–1622. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.14759
Leyva-Moral, J. M., Feijoo-Cid, M., Moriña, D., Caylà, J. A., Arando, M., Vall, M., … García Olalla, P. (2018). Gay Circuit Parties in Barcelona and Their Impact on Gonorrhea Incidence. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 47(7), 2027–2034. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10508-018-1220-9
Loayza-Enriquez, B.K., Leyva-Moral, J.M., Zapata-Rueda, A.V., Marcelo-Ayasta, J.X. Nerio-Gonzáles, F., and Palmieri, P.A. (2019). Peruvian Women, Hysterectomy, and Femininity: Evidence to Inform Culturally Competent Nursing Practice (Oral presentation).. Sigma Theta Tau International 45th Biennial Convention. 16-20 November. Washington DC (USA).
Martinez, F., Hernandez, J.S., Vazquez, M., Villar, M., Leyva, J.M. (2019). Biopsychosocial Characteristics of Older Adults living with HIV in Spain (Oral presentation). International Conference on Nursing. 30-31st July. Jogyakarta (Indonesia).
Huertas, A., Leyva, J.M., Alonso, S., Pardell, L., Palmieri, P., Edwards, J., Cesario, S., Feijoo, M., Aguayo, M., Gomez, R. (2019). Childbearing Decisions among Women Living with HIV: a Challenge for Healthcare Professionals? (Poster presentation). International Conference on Nursing. 30-31st July. Jogyakarta (Indonesia).
Leyva, J.M., Hernandez, J.S., Vazquez, M., Martinez, F., Villar, M. (2019). The Experience of Aging Living with HIV in Spain: A Phenomenological Study (Oral presentation). International Conference on Nursing. 30-31st July. Jogyakarta (Indonesia).
Leyva, J.M., Dalfó, A., Guevara, G., Aguayo, M., Bernabeu, D., Granel, N. (2019). Attitudes of Primary Care Nurses Towards Patients Sexual Health in Barcelona (Spain) (Oral presentation). International Conference on Nursing. 30-31st July. Jogyakarta (Indonesia).
Pardell, L., Granel, N., Sanrafael, S., Bernabeu, D., Leyva, J.M. (2019). Body Image and Sexuality During Postpartum. A Phenomenological Study (Poster presentation). International Conference on Nursing. 30-31st July. Jogyakarta (Indonesia).
Loayza-Enriquez, B.K., Leyva-Moral, J.M., Zapata-Rueda, A.V., Marcelo-Ayasta, J.X. Nerio-Gonzáles, F., and Palmieri, P.A. (2019). The lived experience of young Peruvian women following hysterectomy: a qualitative study to inform evidence-based nursing practice (Oral presentation). ICN Congress. 27th June - 1st July, Singapore.
Leyva Moral, J.M., Bernabeu i Tamayo, M.D., Gómez Ibáñez, R., Aguayo González, M., and San Rafael Gutiérrez, S. (2019). Satisfacción de los estudiantes de enfermería con la fotografía narrativa como metodología docente [Satisfaction of nursing students with narrative photography as a teaching methodology] (Oral Presentation). XVI International Froum about Quality Evaluation, Research in Higher Education. 29-31 May. Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
Granel, N., Leyva-Moral, J.M., Bernabeu-Tamayo, M.D., Gómez-Ibáñez, R., Watson, C.E. and Aguayo-González, M.P. (2019). Aprendizaje integrado de contenido y lengua extranjera (aicle) en ciencias de la salud [Integrated content and foreign language learning in health sciences]. (Oral Presentation). XVI International Froum about Quality Evaluation, Research in Higher Education. 29-31 May. Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
Edwards, J.E., Cesario, S., Huffman, A., Vi Ho, T., Mellott, S., Landrum, P.A., Leyva-Moral, J.M., and Palmieri. P. (2018). Evidence-Based Practice Use, Attitudes, Knowledge, and Skills: Curriculum Design and the Perceptions of Nursing Students (Oral presentation). Sigma Theta Tau International. Leadership Connection. 15-18 September. Indianapolis (USA).
Vigo, O., Leyva-Moral, J.M., Feijoo-Cid, M., Bernabeu, M.D., Martin, J., Galbany, P. and Fernadez, P. (2018). Strengths and weaknesses of standardized nursing terminologies used in electronic health records: a literature review (electronic poster). EuroSciCon Event on Nursing Diagnosis & Midwifery. 10-11 September. Prague (Czech Republic).
Loayza-Enriquez, B.K., Zapata-Rueda, A.V., Leyva-Moral, J.M., Edwards, J.E., and Palmieri, P.A. (2018). Motherhood Interrupted by the Biomedical Model: The Meaning of Childbirth at a Hospital in Peru (Oral presentation). 29th International Nursing Research Congress. 19-23 July. Melbourne (Australia).
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