Core Faculty - John Sullivan

John D. Sullivan

Assistant Dean for Partnerships & Student Success Associate Professor, Administrative Sciences

Dr. Sullivan is an expert in health care finance, law, and policy, as well as mergers and acquisitions and asset valuation. He has taught at Boston University’s Metropolitan College for over 25 years, and served as chair of the Department of Administrative Sciences since 2015. Prior to joining BU, he worked as a bond analyst specializing in high yield corporate debt and business development, overseeing the acquisitions and valuations of over 100 transactions totaling $1.5 billion for W.R. Grace. In 2008, Dr. Sullivan co-founded Reliant Renal Care with $50 million in private equity funding. He was granted a faculty position in the BU School of Law in 2012, teaching International Transaction and Merger Law for the LLM Program. From 2014 to 2016, he was a research fellow with the United States Department of State’s Office of Threat Counterterrorism and Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures. He has served on multiple boards of directors and consulted for numerous large health care companies across the United States.

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