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Carolyn Sun, PhD, RN, ANP-BC
Position: Assistant Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-481-3412
Room Number: Brookdale Campus, W408
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD, MS,
Research Interests: Evidence based practice in nursing


Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Sun, C., & Cato, K. (In press). Patient care And tracking increasing electronics in nurses' use of time (PATIENT). Journal of Nursing Management.
  • Sun, C., Kulage, K., Al-Touby, S., Nyamakura, R., & Larson, E. (In press). Promoting nursing research globally: The writing to improve nursing science (WINS) program. International Nursing Review.
  • Cato, K., Sun, C., Klopper, H., Dohrn, J., & Larson, E. (2019). Nurse and midwife researcher collaboration in eastern sub-Saharan Africa: A social network analysis. International Nursing Review 00, 1-6.
  • McMenamin, A., Sun, C., Prufeta, P., & Raso, R. (2019). The evolution of evidence-based practice. Nursing Management, 50(9), 14-19.
  • Sun, C., Fu, C. J., Altaweli, R., Al Touby, S., Ghazi, C., & Guimei, M. (2019). Research priorities of clinical nurses and midwives in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A mixed methods study. Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 9(1), 36-43.
  • Sun, C., & Prufeta, P. (2019). Using a Delphi survey to develop clinical nursing research priorities among nursing management. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(3), 150-155.
  • Cato, K., Sun, C., Liu, J., Rivera, R., Carter, E., & Larson, E. (2019). Linking to improve nursing care and knowledge (LINK): Evaluation of an initiative to provide research support to clinical nurses. Journal of Nursing Administration, 49(1), 48-54.
  • Khalaf, I., & Sun. C. (2018). Trends in nursing research in Jordan 2013-2016: A scoping review. Reports on Global Health Research, RGHR-103. doi:10.29011/RGHR-103.100003
  • Sun, C., Dohrn, J., Oweis, A., Huijer, H. A.-S., Abu-Moghli, F., Dawani, H., Ghazi, C., & Larson, E. (2017). Delphi survey of clinical nursing and midwifery research priorities in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 49(2), 223-235. doi:10.1111/jnu.12280
  • Sun, C., Seboni, N. M., Maimbolwa, M. C., Mukonka, C. C. L., Nyamakura, R., Dlamini, P. S., & Larson, E. (2017). Success stories: Overcoming barriers to research in southern and eastern African countries. Clinical Nursing Research, 26(4), 399-418.
  • Ekong, E., & Sun, C. (2017). Impact of mentoring on nursing and midwifery educators and students: An integrative review. Texila International Journal, 3(2).
  • Sun, C., Ferng, Y.-H., Gombachika, B., Wakasiaka, S., Misore, J., Cato, K., ... Larson, E. (2017). Increasing human resource capacity in African countries: A nursing and midwifery Research Summit. International Journal of Africa Nursing Sciences, 6, 8–13. doi:10.1016/j.ijans.2016.12.001
  • Alhusaini, M., Sun, C., & Larson, E. (2016). Clinical nursing and midwifery research in Middle Eastern and North African countries: A scoping review. Journal of Health Specialties, 4(4), 238. doi:10.4103/2468-6360.191904
  • Sun, C., Jia, H., & Larson, E. (2016). Factors associated with clinical nursing and midwifery research topics published in southern and eastern African countries. Evidence-Based Medicine & Public Health, 2: e1270. doi:10.14800/emph.1270
  • Sun, C., Dohrn, J., Omoni, G., Malata, G., Klopper, H., & Larson, E (2016). Clinical nursing and midwifery research in southern and eastern African countries: A grey literature review. International Nursing Review, 63(1), 104-10.
  • Sun, C., Dohrn, J., Klopper, H., Malata, A., Omoni, G., & Larson, E. (2015). Clinical nursing and midwifery research priorities in southern and eastern African countries: Results from a Delphi survey. Nursing Research, 64(6), 466-475.
  • Sun, C., & Larson, E (2015). Clinical nursing and midwifery research in African countries: A scoping review. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(5), 1011-1016.
  • Gabriel, A., Cohen, C., & Sun, C. (2014). Consent to specimen storage and continuing studies by race and ethnicity: A large data set analysis using the 2011-2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014.
  • Bashlian, R., Sun, C.J., & Dorsen, C.G. (2012). Short vs. long course antibiotics for acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 8(7), 534-539.

Books and Book Chapters:

  • Sun, C. (2017). Clinical nursing research. In J. Fitzpatrick (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Nursing Research (4th ed.). New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.


PhD, Nursing, Columbia University, 2015

MS, Nursing (Adult Primary Care), New York University, 2012

ADN, Nursing, Bellevue College, 2004

BA, Art, Seattle Pacific University, 2000