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Margaret McConnell Sullivan

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, BostonDrPH5/2020Immigrant Health
University of California-San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, CAMS6/2004Family Practice Nursing
Barnard College, New York, NYBA6/1996Comparative Religion; Art History
2020
Albert Schweitzer Award
2018 - 2019
Rose Service Learning Fellowship
2017 - 2018
Prajna Leadership Fellowship
2004
Outstanding Masters Student of the Year
2002 - 2004
Osher Scholar
2001
Roberta Jean Lindberg Award for Outstanding Entering Students

Overview
Maggie Sullivan is a family nurse practitioner at Boston Health Care for the Homeless (BHCHP) and an instructor with the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard University. In addition to being a primary care provider, she directs the Oasis Clinic, a multicultural immigrant-friendly clinic at BHCHP. At the FXB Center, Maggie studies and writes about immigrant health at community health centers in the U.S. In collaboration with the Initiative on Health & Homelessness at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, she co-developed and co-teaches a new course on homelessness and health. Maggie graduated with a Doctor of Public Health degree (DrPH) from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in May 2020 where she received the Albert Schweitzer Award for public service. Her dissertation research focused on improving healthcare delivery to immigrant patients at community health centers in Massachusetts. Maggie also works as a clinical consultant with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Center’s farmworker health program and collaborates with Partners In Health in Chiapas, Mexico and, previously, in Guatemala. She conducts forensic asylum evaluations with Harvard Medical School’s Asylum Network and recently helped launch a new asylum clinic at BHCHP. She received her B.A. from Barnard College in comparative religion and art history. She later completed a master's in nursing science at the University of California - San Francisco (UCSF) with a sub-specialty in women's health, followed by a fellowship in farmworker health in the Salinas Valley of California.

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  1. Truong S, Montano M, Sullivan MM, Macis V, Flores H, Mata H, Molina RL. Trends in facility-based childbirth and barriers to care at a birth center and community hospital in rural Chiapas, Mexico: A mixed-methods study. Midwifery. 2023; (116). View Publication.
  2. Truong S, Montaño M, Sullivan MM, Macias V, Flores H, Mata H, Molina RL. Trends in facility-based childbirth and barriers to care at a birth center and community hospital in rural Chiapas, Mexico: A mixed-methods study. Midwifery. 2023 Jan; 116:103507. PMID: 36288677.
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  3. Koh H, Molinsky J, Koh K, Roncarati J, Sullivan MM, Lazowy E, O’Connell J. Establishing Academic Homes for Homelessness: A Call to Action. Public Health Reports. 2022. View Publication.
  4. Koh HK, Hrabchak Molinsky J, Koh KA, Roncarati JS, Sullivan MM, Lazowy EE, O'Connell JJ. Establishing Academic Homes for Homelessness: A Call to Action. Public Health Rep. 2022 Sep 05; 333549221120453. PMID: 36062354.
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  5. Sullivan MM, Salemi A, Mejia Y. Creating an Oasis: Improving Health Care Delivery to Immigrants Experiencing Homelessness. Journal of Health Science & Education. 2022; 2(6):1-10. View Publication.
  6. Sullivan MM. Unafraid Healthcare Providers Are Still Listening: Abortion Care Post-Roe. Lacet Regional Health-Americas. 2022; (14). View Publication.
  7. Sullivan MM, Matache M, Peisch S, Bhabha J. Lancet Regional Health-Americas. Reproductive Health in Immigration Detention: The Imperative of Informed Consent. 2022; 10. View Publication.
  8. Sullivan MM, Lazowy EE, Roncarati JS, Koh HK, O'Connell JJ. Training Clinicians to Care for Patients Where They Are. AMA Journal of Ethics. 2021; 11(23):e852-857. View Publication.
  9. Sullivan M & Bassett MT. Produced by Design: How the Inequities Experienced by Immigrants During the COVID-19 Pandemic were Created. Harvard Health Policy Review. 2021. View Publication.
  10. Sullivan M. Learning How to Support and Improve Healthcare Delivery to Immigrant Patients at Health Centers in Massachusetts. 2020. View Publication.
  11. Love KA, Gershon R, Sullivan M. The Final Public Charge Admissibility Rule: Implications for Massachusetts. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation. 2020. View Publication.
  12. Bhabha J, Sullivan MM, Bassett MT. Protecting Children’s Rights as Schools Close. Health & Human Rights Journal. 2020. View Publication.
  13. Festa K, Hirsch A, Cassidy M, Oshry L, Quinn K, Sullivan M, Ko N. Breast cancer treatment delays at an urban safety net hospital among women experiencing homelessness. Journal of Community Health. 2019; 45:452-457. View Publication.
  14. Im DD, Palazuelos L, Xu L, Molina RL, Palazuelos D, Sullivan MM. A Community-Based Approach to Cervical Cancer Prevention: Lessons Learned in Rural Guatemala. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education and Action. 2018; 12(1):45-54. View Publication.
  15. Margaret Sullivan. How Accessible is Healthcare for Immigrants & Refugees in Greater Boston? A Qualitative Approach to What is Working and Not Working in Healthcare Access for a Marginalized Population. Partnership for Immigrants Rights: Highlighted Research (Northeastern University). 2017. View Publication.
  16. Arellano N, Davis S, Tyer-Viola L, Sullivan MM, Mihovan ME, Costa K, Arrieta J, Flores H, Palazuelos L, Palazuelos D. Towards la clínica de mis sueños: Findings from a needs and assets assessment among rural nurses in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice. 2015; 5(3). View Publication.
  17. Sullivan MM & Rehm R. Mental Health of Undocumented Mexican Immigrants: A Review of the Literature. Advances in Nursing Science. 2005; 28(3):240-251. View Publication.
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