Dr. Susan Bulfin is a board certified family nurse practitioner whose clinical practice, teaching, and research have focused on community health, women's health, and caring based models for health care delivery. Previous clinical experience includes acute care, public health nursing, women's health, school health, and retail health. Her current research interest involves development of collaborative models for DNP and PhD students through joint coursework, practice, and academic experiences.



  • Research and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Health Care Leadership, Evaluation, and Change
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice: Role Development
  • Population Health Trends: National and Global Issues
  • DNP Practicum Series
  • Health Care Systems Analysis
  • Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family


  • Collaborative models for PhD and DNP students
  • Caring based models for health care delivery

Recent Publications

  • Bulfin, S. (2005). Nursing as Caring Theory: Living Caring in Practice. Nursing Science Quarterly 18, 313-319.
  • Boykin, A., Baldwin, J., Bulfin, S. & Southern, R. (2004). Transforming Care in the Emergency Department. Topics in Emergency Medicine, 26 (4), 331-336.
  • Bulfin, S. & Scott, R. (2004). Nursing Management of the Person with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Web site:
  • Bulfin, S. & Scott, R. (2004). Nursing Care of the Patient Experiencing Pulmonary Embolism. Web site:


  • 2012 Georgia Baptist College of Nursing Distinguished Faculty of the Year
  • 2007 National Human Genome Research Institute Genome Scholar