Brittney Sullivan

2014 cohort, Duke University
A headshot of Brittney Sullivan
Brittney Sullivan, MSN, CPNP, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholar, is a pediatric nurse practitioner and is pursuing her PhD in Nursing with a focus on pediatric global health. She is interested in psychosocial issues surrounding disclosure of chronic illnesses in resource-limited settings and hopes to complete her research abroad. Sullivan spent 2013-2014 in Malawi, Africa as part of the inaugural year of the Peace Corps/SEED Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) teaching in the Department of Nursing at Mzuzu University. She is passionate about providing care in high disease burden areas with limited resources.

She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing from Boston College.

Prior to her time in Africa, Sullivan worked in Massachusetts as a PNP mostly in Adolescent Medicine at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. She also worked part-time at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, MA and Garden City Pediatrics in Beverly, MA. She has worked with Partners in Development in Haiti as well as completed research with Students Helping Honduras outside of San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

Sullivan lives in Durham, NC.

Recent Publications

Reflections on Nursing Leadership
Global Health Delivery Online
Volunteering – for the greater good or the good of oneself?
Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses Newsletter
Primary Care of the Child with a Chronic Condition 5th edition