Jill Mary Brennan-Cook
Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing
Dr. Jill Brennan-Cook is an Assistant Professor in the ABSN program and a member of the Healthcare in Adult Populations Division. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience including acute, critical care and emergency department experience. Before working at DUSON, Dr. Brennan-Cook served for 15 years as nursing faculty at Mount Saint Mary College, where she taught in the undergraduate and graduate nursing programs. She has expertise in nursing education and in developing and managing simulation experiences for undergraduate nursing students. Dr. Brennan-Cook is a mentor for ABSN Health Equity Scholars and works closely with members of the Health Equity Academy. Current clinical and research interests include improving care for vulnerable populations such as frail older adults and patients with sickle cell disease. Her teaching interests are related to mentoring students and cultivating equity in the classroom and clinical setting.
Current Research Interests
Mentoring underrepresented minority nursing students
Improving health outcomes for patients with sickle cell disease
Improving health outcomes for older adults
Using trigger films in nursing education
Office hours by appointment in Pearson 3114
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