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Faculty - Cormac O'Sullivan

Cormac O'Sullivan
Associate Professor (Clinical), Director, Anesthesia Nursing Program
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PhD in Health Services and Policy, College of Public Health, University of Iowa
MS in Nursing, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Certificate in Anesthesia, Ravenswood Hospital Medical Center, Chicago, IL
BSN, College of Nursing, University of Iowa

Research Focus/Clinical Interests: 
  • Anesthesia and pain management
  • Health services; health economics; practitioner and provider preferences
  • Quality and safety of surgical services and outcomes

Dr. O’Sullivan has been with the University of Iowa since 1996. He worked in the department of Anesthesia at UIHC and served as the associate director of the anesthesia nursing program for 13 years. In 2009, he was selected to direct the program and transitioned it to one of the first Doctor of Nursing Practice anesthesia programs in the country.  

Dr. O'Sullivan is a member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists and Iowa Association of Nurse Anesthetists. He serves on the editorial board of the AANA journal and many committees and task forces for the AANA and the AANA research foundation. He is an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes, and all Chicago sports teams.