Diabetes Healthcare Professional Elected to American Academy of Nursing

Mary Sullivan, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CDE, has been selected for induction to the American Academy of Nursing.  Dr. Sullivan, a longtime diabetes care professional at UCSF, will be joining a prestigious group of the nation’s top nurse researchers, policy makers, scholars, executives, educators, and practitioners.  Previously, Dr. Sullivan was named Diabetes Educator of the Year by the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE).

For over 20 years, Dr. Sullivan has been employed by UCSF and has worked hard to improve patient care as well as staff training.  As an inpatient diabetes clinical nurse specialist, she is known as a dedicated, caring healthcare professional and an innovative problem solver.  Not only does she serve as an associate clinical professor in the UCSF School of Nursing, she recently received her doctoral degree in healthcare policy.

Besides her work at UCSF, Dr. Sullivan has served as president of SFBAADE, the local chapter of the AADE, in 1987-88 and again in 2004-2005. In addition, she was SFBAADE’s Diabetes Educator of the Year in 2001 and 2007.

Congratulations, Dr. Sullivan, on this well-deserved professional recognition.