Dr. Sunny Hallowell is Assistant Professor at M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing, Villanova University, and board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. Since receiving her Master of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, she also earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship in the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Dr. Hallowell is the author of numerous publications in her field. She is passionate about Advance Practice Nursing leadership and was honored when selected to serve a two-year term as a Jonas Health Policy Scholar with the American Academy of Nursing (’14) on the Expert Panel on Breastfeeding. She also recently completed her term as the President of the Pennsylvania Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) (’15). Dr. Hallowell welcomes the opportunity to solve health care issues using an interdisciplinary team-based approach and invites students into a classroom environment that encourages critical thinking, creativity and active participation.