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Jill Brennan-Cook
Tel: (919) 613-9586
Office: 3114 Pearson Building
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Jill Brennan-Cook, DNP, RN, CNE

Assistant Professor

  • Brief Bio

    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.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program


    DNPCase Western Reserve University
    MSCity University of New York - Lehman College
    BSNState University of New York (Plattsburgh)

    Research Interests

    Research interests include:
    • Barriers to care for patients with Sickle Cell Disease
    • Health Disparities and Health Equity
    • Geriatric Nursing and Geriatric Nursing Education
    • Mentorship of pre-licensure nursing students
    • Nutrition and Wellness