Dr. Carrie Pullen is a tenure track professor in healthcare administration, transitioning from over 20 years in the for-profit sector managing health care facilities for the elderly. That experience included operation of three facilities totaling over 500 skilled beds, as well as the creation, management and ownership of three neighborhood-based residential homes for the elderly. Her doctorate was obtained from Pepperdine University in Organizational Leadership, and she also has a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University. Dr. Pullen’s research interests includes cultural competence among healthcare professionals and global healthcare leadership. Dr. Pullen teaches courses in various aspects of healthcare management including organization, leadership, communication, law and ethics. She has also traveled to over 50 countries and is a champion of travel as education.
Ed.D. Organizational Leadership 2015, Pepperdine University