Brigit M. Carter, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN,

Brigit Carter is an Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Duke University School of Nursing. She joined DUSON in 2010 and teaches in the Accelerated BSN, MSN and DNP programs. Her research focuses on nursing care of premature infants with feeding intolerance, and she seeks to identify measurable methods for early detection of the phenomenon.

Carter has increased nursing education opportunities for students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities. She is the project director and academic coordinator of the Health Resources and Services Administration Nursing Workforce Diversity grant at the School of Nursing—the Academy for Academic and Social Enrichment and Leadership Development for Health Equity. She also served as the academic coordinator for the Making a Difference in Nursing II program, a federally-funded program committed to increasing the number of URM’s in nursing.

Carter retired from the U. S. Navy Reserves with 28 years of service, including nine years on active duty, in the rank of Commander.

Carter earned a BSN from North Carolina Central University, an MSN from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a PhD in nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Focus: Working to ensure the Duke University School of Nursing celebrates diversity and enhances inclusive practices for all members of the community

Lives in: Durham, North Carolina, United States