DNP, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MSN, Nursing Education, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa. 
BSN, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, Pa.


  • Assessment of Nursing Faculty Perception of the Just Culture Model and Its Application to the Response and Reporting of Student Errors and Near Misses, UPMC Schools of Nursing, 2015 
  • Enhanced Learning for Student Nurses through Collaboration with Nursing Education Department and School of Nursing, UPMC Mercy School of Nursing, 2014 


  • Sullivan, M.P., “Nursing faculty perception of the Just Culture model and its application to the response and reporting of student errors and near misses,” ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, 2016

Awards & Recognition

  • Carlow University Max and Esther Sestili Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2020
  • Cameos of Caring Nurse Educator Award, 2013 
  • Daisy Faculty Award, 2013

Professional Memberships

  • Pennsylvania League for Nursing
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Carlow Eta Epsilon Chapter
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

“Kindness is a gift anyone can give.” — Mary Pat Sullivan

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