Hillary Dutton

PhD Student

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Hillary Dutton


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New York, NY 10013
United States

Hillary Dutton's additional information

Hillary Dutton is a PhD student in the Florence S. Downs PhD Program in Nursing Research and Theory Development at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing. Professionally, Hillary began her career as a nurse at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital and later transitioned to a clinical nurse educator position. In addition to her responsibilities as a clinical nurse educator, she is also the NICHE Program Co-Coordinator for NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital and Co-Coordinator of the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital Nurse Residency Program. Hillary holds certifications in medical-surgical nursing and nursing education, and she has presented nationally on clinical nursing education and structural empowerment.

Academically, Hillary graduated with her BSN and a minor in Psychology from Villanova University, where she was a Presidential Scholar, an inductee into the Alpha Nu chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, and the recipient of the College of Nursing Medallion for Distinguished Academic Achievement. Hillary went on to pursue a dual degree master’s program at NYU, graduating with her MS in Nursing Education and her MPH in 2019. Her experiences conducting global health research for her MPH Capstone, a qualitative analysis of a PrEP pilot program in Ukraine, inspired Hillary to pursue doctoral study. Her research interests include health services research and health equity, particularly how health program and system design and implementation can be leveraged to address health inequities.

BSN, Villanova University
MS, New York University
MPH, New York University