Jennifer L. Sullivan, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management
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Jennifer Sullivan, PhD, is a Research Assistant Professor of Health Law, Policy & Management at Boston University School of Public Health and an Investigator at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research. Dr. Sullivan has been researching and teaching since starting her graduate studies at UMass Boston and has additional leadership experience as a Manager of Quantitative Analyst Unit at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research and as a Co-Lead Long Term Care Emergent Focal Area at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research. She's received funding for 13 studies and has mentored two graduate students in the course of a year.

Other Positions

  • VA Boston Healthcare System


  • University of Massachusetts Boston, PhD
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, MS
  • Alfred University, BA


  • Published on 10/1/2020

    George J, Parker VA, Sullivan JL, Greenan MA, Chan J, Shin MH, Chen Q, Shwartz M, Rosen AK. How hospitals select their patient safety priorities: An exploratory study of four Veterans Health Administration hospitals. Health Care Manage Rev. 2020 Oct/Dec; 45(4):E56-E67. PMID: 31498164.

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  • Published on 9/15/2020

    Hawley CE, Genovese N, Owsiany MT, Triantafylidis LK, Moo LR, Linsky AM, Sullivan JL, Paik JM. Rapid Integration of Home Telehealth Visits Amidst COVID-19: What Do Older Adults Need to Succeed? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 Sep 15. PMID: 32930391.

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  • Published on 8/27/2020

    Sullivan JL, Engle RL, Shin MH, Davila H, Tayade A, Bower ES, Pendergast J, Simons KV. Social Connection and Psychosocial Adjustment among Older Male Veterans Who Return to the Community from VA Nursing Homes. Clin Gerontol. 2020 Aug 27; 1-10. PMID: 32852256.

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  • Published on 5/25/2020

    Pimentel CB, Mills WL, Snow AL, Palmer JA, Sullivan JL, Wewiorski NJ, Hartmann CW. Adapting Strategies for Optimal Intervention Implementation in Nursing Homes: A Formative Evaluation. Gerontologist. 2020 May 25. PMID: 32449764.

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  • Published on 5/7/2020

    Solimeo SL, Steffen MJA, Gardner EE, Adjognon O, Shin MH, Moye J, Sullivan JL. Using the PACT Resources Framework to Understand the Needs of Geriatric Primary Care Teams. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 May 07. PMID: 32379919.

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  • Published on 4/14/2020

    Davila H, Johnson DR, Sullivan JL. Prioritizing LTSS Quality: Exploring the Views of Older Adults, Families, and Professionals. J Aging Soc Policy. 2020 Apr 14; 1-21. PMID: 32286922.

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  • Published on 3/4/2020

    Connolly SL, Sullivan JL, Ritchie MJ, Kim B, Miller CJ, Bauer MS. External facilitators' perceptions of internal facilitation skills during implementation of collaborative care for mental health teams: a qualitative analysis informed by the i-PARIHS framework. BMC Health Serv Res. 2020 Mar 04; 20(1):165. PMID: 32131824.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Bauer MS, Weaver K, Kim B, Miller C, Lew R, Stolzmann K, Sullivan JL, Riendeau R, Connolly S, Pitcock J, Ludvigsen SM, Elwy AR. The Collaborative Chronic Care Model for Mental Health Conditions: From Evidence Synthesis to Policy Impact to Scale-up and Spread. Med Care. 2019 10; 57 Suppl 10 Suppl 3:S221-S227. PMID: 31517791.

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  • Published on 8/16/2019

    Kim B, Sullivan JL, Ritchie MJ, Connolly SL, Drummond KL, Miller CJ, Greenan MA, Bauer MS. Comparing variations in implementation processes and influences across multiple sites: What works, for whom, and how? Psychiatry Res. 2020 01; 283:112520. PMID: 31627960.

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  • Published on 7/1/2019

    Pimentel CB, Mills WL, Palmer JA, Dillon K, Sullivan JL, Wewiorski NJ, Snow AL, Allen RS, Hopkins SD, Hartmann CW. Blended Facilitation as an Effective Implementation Strategy for Quality Improvement and Research in Nursing Homes. J Nurs Care Qual. 2019 Jul/Sep; 34(3):210-216. PMID: 30480614.

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