Brigit Carter, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN
Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer
BioBrigit Carter is the Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer at American Association of Colleges of Nursing. Previously she was an Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion at Duke University School of Nursing (DUSON). She joined DUSON in 2010 and taught in the MSN and DNP programs.
Brigit has increased nursing education opportunities for students from historically marginalized 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 II.
She earned a BSN from North Carolina Central University, an MSN from University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a PhD in nursing from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Brigit retired from the U. S. Navy Reserves with 28 years of active and reserve service.
Professional Interests & Expertise
OrganizationAmerican Association of Colleges of Nursing
Learn more about Brigit's work:
Social Mission and Equity in Nursing Education: Celebrating National Nurses Month with Brigit Carter, PhD, MSN, RN, CCRN
Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Award for Individual Excellence
NICU Fathers: Improving the Quality of Paternal Support in the NICU
Neonatal Thermoregulation: A Golden Hour Protocol Update
Rewriting the Microaggression Narrative: Enhancing Nursing Students’ Ability to Respond
Launching the Reduction of Peripartum Racial/Ethnic Disparities Bundle: A Quality Improvement Project
Achieving diversity, inclusion and equity in the nursing workforce
Looking backwards to move forward: Using a social mission lens in nursing education
Creating a culture that values diversity and inclusion: An action-oriented framework for schools of nursing
Primary Care’s Role in Achieving Health Equity: A Guidebook to the Health Equity Curricular Toolkit
Golden Hour Protocol for Preterm Infants: A Quality Improvement Project
Substance Use Education in Schools of Nursing: A Systematic Review of the Literature
Building a Community of Health Professionals to Establish a Shared Learning Experience in Psychiatry and Substance Use Disorders for Health Professions Students