Family Nurse Practitioner, Director of Oasis Clinic
Instructor, FXB Center for Health & Human Rights, Harvard University
Maggie Sullivan is a family nurse practitioner and Director of the Oasis Clinic, a multicultural immigrant-friendly clinic at BHCHP. A primary care provider with BHCHP since 2009, Maggie works primarily with limited English-speaking (LEP) patients experiencing homelessness. She is an Instructor at the FXB Center for Health & Human Rights at Harvard where she teaches about the intersection of homelessness and health, conducts research on immigrant health, and collaborates with the Initiative on Health & Homelessness. She completed her Doctor of Public Health degree at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in May 2020 where she received the Albert Schweitzer Award for public service. Her dissertation research focused on improving healthcare delivery to immigrant patients at community health centers in Massachusetts. Maggie also works as a clinical consultant with the Massachusetts League of Community Health Center’s farmworker health program and collaborates with Partners In Health in Chiapas, Mexico and Guatemala. She conducts forensic asylum evaluations with Harvard Medical School’s Asylum Network and is an Asylum Network Faculty member. She received her B.A. from Barnard College in comparative religion and art history. She completed a master’s in nursing science at the University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) with a sub-specialty in women’s health. Maggie completed a fellowship in farmworker health at a migrant health center in the Salinas Valley of California.
Areas of interest: Health access, outcomes and quality of care provided for LEP individuals with precarious immigration status; organizational strategies for improving primary care services to LEP individuals