Bridgette R Pullis, PhD, RN, CHPN
Dr. Bridgette Pullis is an Associate Professor of Nursing and the director of the Veterans Bachelor of Science Program at The University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston School of Nursing. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Louisiana at Monroe, Monroe, Louisiana in 1985. She has a Master of Science in Community Health Nursing from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas in 1991 and she received the Doctor of Philosophy in Health Studies from Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas in 2006. She is a Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse
She has 30 years’ experience in community health nursing and has been a nurse educator for over 20 years, teaching community health nursing. She has a joint appointment in teaching and research at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Medical Center. Her research focus is veteran’s health issues, nurse education, and hospice and palliative care. She has given numerous invited presentations and has authored numerous articles and book chapters.