Larry Purnell is an Emeritus Professor from the University of Delaware. His model, the Purnell Model for Cultural Competence has been translated into Arabic, Czech, Flemish, Korean, French, German, Japanese, Persian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Turkish. His textbook, “Transcultural Health Care: A Culturally Competent Approach” won the Brandon Hill and American Journal of Nursing Book Awards. He has over 100 refereed journal publications, 100 book chapters, and 14 textbooks, including updated editions. He has made presentations throughout the United States as well as in Australia, Colombia, Costa Rica, England, Italy, Korea, Panama, Russia, Scotland, Spain, and Turkey.