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Joyce Brill, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC

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Joyce Brill


Assistant Teaching Professor

Undergraduate Nursing

Joyce Brill PhD, RN, CPNP-AC is an assistant teaching professor. Her extensive clinical practice includes a vast amount of experience in pediatrics including pediatric critical care and pediatric rehabilitation. Brill holds licensure and certification as a pediatric nurse practitioner specializing in pediatric acute care.

Brill joined the Drexel University nursing faculty in 2021 and has a strong concentration teaching pathophysiology and pharmacology. Her research focused on the undergraduate clinical learning environment and social learning using situated coaching. Brill maintains her clinical practice as a pediatric nurse practitioner in the acute care setting.

Academic Distinctions

Jonas Scholar, National League for Nursing

Selected Publications

Anderson, S., Brill, J., & Kuchinski, K. (2021). Russell-Silver syndrome and associated feeding challenges. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 33 (6),

Grant Participation

Principal Investigator
Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses Research Grant, 2015 – 2016 • $5000.00

Professional Society

  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
  • PhD in Nursing, 2016
    Widener University
    Chester, PA
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Acute/Chronic Track, 1994
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing,1990
    Villanova University
    Villanova, PA