Dr. Michael Sullivan Dr. Michael Sullivan Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director; Title V Project Director
School of Nursing

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Dr. Michael Sullivan is board certified by the American College of Healthcare Executives holding the status of Fellow and the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities as a Healthcare Ethicist/Consultant. His research interests are in the areas of clinical/organization ethics, healthcare, corporate compliance, community health, underserved populations, advocacy, and anti-human trafficking. He serves as a reviewer for the American Journal of Bioethics and the Journal of Healthcare Management. In addition, he serves as a dissertation reviewer within the School of Education and Human Services, Doctorate in Ethical Leadership and project reviewer in the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program.

Areas of Expertise
Administrative leadership, clinical / organizational ethics, and healthcare administrative leadership


  • Doctorate - Bioethics - Loyola (2013)
  • Master of Arts - Bioethics and Health Policy - Loyola (2005)
  • Master of Science - Education Futures - University of Houston Clear Lake (1985)
  • Bachelor of Science - Nursing - University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1977)
  • Associate of Arts - Physical Science - San Jacinto Community College (1975)

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