Janice E. Sullivan, M.D., FAAP, FCCM, CPI

Professor of Pediatrics
Vice Chair - Pediatric Research
Division of Critical Care Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Louisville School of Medicine


Dr. Jan Sullivan currently serves as Professor and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics. Additional roles and accomplishments include: 

  • Member, Committee on Drugs, AAP
  • Member, Membership Committee, Executive Committee Section of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, Sedation Guidelines Committee, Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Member, Steering Committee, NIH funded Pediatric Trials Network at Duke Clinical Research Institute
  • Member, Steering Committee, NIH funded IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network
  • Multiple Principal Investigator on the University of Louisville NIH funded IDeA grant
  • Member, University of Louisville Institutional Review Board
  • Received six faculty peer mentoring awards
  • Involved in resident, fellow, and junior faculty scholarly projects
  • Involved with several task forces and committees within the University of Louisville and Norton Children’s Hospital including Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee and the University of Louisville Research Advisory Committee.
  • Has had numerous oral and poster presentations, nationally, regionally, and locally as well as given several lectures and presentations to residents, fellows, students and faculty annually
  • Authored or co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed publications and 2 book chapters
  • Former Division Chief, Division of Pediatric Clinical & Translational Research (University of Louisville School of Medicine)
  • Former Medical Director of the Pediatric Clinical Trials Unit (University of Louisville School of Medicine)

Dr. Sullivan spent most of her childhood in southern Minnesota. She received a nursing diploma from Swedish Hospital School of Nursing, undergraduate degree from the University of Mankato, Adult Nurse Practitioner Certificate from the University of Minnesota, and her medical degree from the University of Minnesota. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital and a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care and Clinical Pharmacology at Case Western Reserve University and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care, and Clinical Pharmacology.