Kellie Bryant, DNP, WHNP, CHSE

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC
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Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Assistant Dean, Clinical Affairs and Simulation Center


  • Female

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, 1998 Nursing, SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital
  • MS, 2001 Perinatal/Womens Health Nurse, SUNY Stony Brook Health Science Center
  • DNP, 2006 Nursing Education, Case Western Reserve Univ

Committees, Societies, Councils

American Academy of Nurses
National Black Nurses Association
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce
Member of the Colorado Simulation Collaborative Planning Committee
American Nurses Association
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning
Greater NYC Black Nurses Association
Society for Simulation in Healthcare                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
American Association of Nurse Practitioner
NYSIM Simulation Center
International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning

Honors & Awards

2021: NY Assembly Citation for Community Service
2021: International Council of Nurses Advance Practice Nurse Education Excellence Award recipient
2021: Inducted into CUIMC Academy for Community Service and Public Health
2021: Gold Foundation Black Leaders of Humanism in Healthcare Award
2020: Crain’s Notable in Healthcare Award
2019: Selected as LinkedIn Future Leaders in Nursing Scholar
2018: Faculty Member Excellence Award



Date Grant Title Responsibility Grant Institution Total Amount
2021 A Simulation-Based Education Summer Pipeline Pilot Program to Introduce Diverse High School Students to Careers in Health Care PI Columbia University $10,000
2021 CUIMC and Bronx Opioid Collective Community Project PI NY Presbyterian $85,000
2021 Curriculum innovation grant for the IPE Vaccine Safety, Hesitancy, and confidence course Co-director Columbia University $15,000
2021 Empirical Assessment of Drug-Related Wounds Among People Who Use Drugs: Pilot Testing a Standardized Wound Care Assessment and Referral Protocol PI Columbia CHOSEN $25,000
2021 Developing a Model for Evaluating Overdose Prevention Training Performance Co-I Columbia CHOSEN $25,000
2020 Hyde and Watson Equipment Grant PI Hyde and Watson Foundation $9,000
2019 Hearst Simulation Lab Proposal PI Hearst Foundation $500,000
2019 Starting a Simulation-Based Nursing Education Program in Rural India PI Columbia University President’s Global Innovation Fund grant.  $20,000
2019 Simulation to Improve Infection Prevention and Patient Safety: The SIPPS Trial Co-I Agency for Healthcare and Research and Quality $1,860,000

Selected Publications

Miller, J. L., Bryant, K., & Park, C. (2021). Moving From “Safe” to “Brave” Conversations: Committing to Antiracism in Simulation. Simulation in Healthcare16(4), 231-232.


Bryant, K., Aebersold, M. L., Jeffries, P. R., & Kardong-Edgren, S. (2020). Innovations in simulation: Nursing leaders' exchange of best practices. Clinical Simulation in Nursing41, 33-40

Farina, C. L., & Bryant, K. (2021). Simulation-Based Operations. Annual Review of Nursing Research39(1), 181-200.

Park, Christine S., et al. "Manifesto for healthcare simulation practice." BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning 6.6 (2020).

Bryant, K. (2016, June). Enhancing Nursing Education Through Simulation. CIO Review. Retrieved from

Slater, L., Bryant, K., & Ng, V. (2016, September). Nursing Student Perceptions of Standardized Patient Use in Health Assessment. Clinical Simulations in Nursing, 12(9), 368-376.



Bryant, K. (2015, July). Improving Patient Centered Care with Standardized Patients. Nursing in the Twenty-first Century, Issue 5. Retrieved from

Bryant, K. (2014). Developing a Simulation Training Program for Faculty. Austin Journal of Nursing & Health Care. 1 (1), 1-2.

Bryant, K. (2011, January/February). Teaching Technologies in Nursing and the Health Professions: Beyond Simulation and Online Courses book review. Nursing Education Perspectives. 32 (1), 58-59.

Bryant, K. (Winter, 2009). Contraceptive Attitudes and Use among Female College Students. The Association of Black Nursing Faculty Journal. 20 (1), 6-12.

Bryant, K. (2006, October). An Update on Adolescent Pregnancy in the Black Community. The Association for Black Nursing Faculty Journal, 17 (4).

Kenner, C., Gallo, A., & Bryant, K. (2005). Genomics to health: Children and Families. The Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 37 (4), 308-314.

Bryant, K.D. (2006, May). Poster abstract for "Effectiveness of Black Cohosh on Menopausal Symptoms". Journal of Women's Health, 15, 464.

Bryant, K.D. (2004, May). Poster Abstract for New Contraceptive technologies. Journal of Women's Health, 13, 457.

Bryant, K.D. et al. (2005). HESI NCLEX-RN® Review Manual. Health Education Service Incorporated.



Bryant, K. (Forthcoming 2017). Simulation Center Director (revised). In Fitzpatrick, J. & Ea. E, 201 Careers in Nursing 2nd Edition : NY, NY. Springer.

Bryant, K. (Forthcoming 2017). Diabetes management (revised). In Hetzel, S. & Daley, K, Simulation Scenario for Nursing Educators Making it Real, 3rd Edition. NY, NY: Springer.

Bryant, K. & Latimer. B. (Forthcoming 2017). Medication Administration. In Hetzel, S. & Daley, K, Simulation Scenario for Nursing Educators Making it Real, 3rd Edition. NY, NY: Springer.

Bryant, K. (2015, February). Avoiding Teen Pregnancy: Too Young to Parent. In Collins, C., Black and Adolescent Girls: Facing Life Challenges: Praeger Publishers.

Bryant, K. (2012, December). Diabetes management. In Hetzel, S. & Daley, K, Simulation Scenario for Nursing Educators Making it Real, 2nd Edition (317-327). NY, NY: Springer.

Bryant, K. (2011). Simulation Laboratory Director. In Fitzpatrick, J. & Ea. E, 201 Careers in Nursing: Springer.