Janice E. Sullivan, M.D.

Environmental Justice & Health Disparities and Climate Change & Health (EHC) Research Interest Group Member


Department of Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Research
Janice Sullivan joined the Department of Pediatrics in July of 1995. She is a Professor of Pediatrics in the Divisions of Pediatric Critical Care and Clinical & Translational Research. She is the Assistant Chief Scientific Officer in the newly formed Norton Children’s Research Institute, a joint collaboration with the integration of clinical research within the University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics and Norton Healthcare. She graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Medicine in 1988 and completed her Pediatric residency at Arkansas Children's Hospital in 1991. She completed a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care and Clinical Pharmacology at Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, and Clinical Pharmacology. Currently she is the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics. She also is a co-I with Dr. Sara Watson and Dr. Lori Devlin for the NIH funded IDeA State Grant as 1 of 18 sites which is primarily dedicated to reaching the rural and underserved populations for clinical trials in 5 specific focus areas related to environmental influences on child health. Her research is primarily in clinical trials for pediatric patients that involves medications to treat different disease entities in both inpatients and outpatients. Her other main focus is faculty education in clinical research and mentoring to train the next generation of clinical scientists.

Research Keywords: pediatrics, pediatric clinical pharmacology, clinical research, community outreach, mentorship