Lori Sullivan

Lori Sullivan


  • Nursing Program Director
  • Nursing Program Advisor
  • Teaching Professor
  • DNP, Organizational Leadership, Graceland University
  • MS, Nursing Education, Fort Hays State University
  • BS, Nursing, Northern Michigan University
  • BS, Business Administration, Michigan Technological University


Lori has over 25 years of nursing experience in various roles including staff nurse, unit coordinator, utilization review coordinator, community educator, case manager and nurse educator. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northern Michigan University in 1996, Masters of Science in Nursing Education from Fort Hays State University in 2011, and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Graceland University in 2014. After several years working in hospital and community settings, Lori began her career in academia in 2007. Her research projects have focused on NCLEX success and development of clinical reasoning in undergraduate nursing. She is currently the Nursing Program Director, Teaching Professor, and Academic Advisor for the Nursing program. Lori values the opportunity to give back to the nursing profession and is committed to educating excellent nurses who can make positive contributions to the profession and community.

Teaching Interests

  • Professional Issues and Ethics in Nursing
  • Nursing Theory
  • Community Nursing
  • Nursing Leadership