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Dr. James Pelletier

Dr. Pelletier is currently an Assistant Professor in the nursing program at The Citadel in Charleston, SC. Prior to this position he was an Assistant Professor in the nursing program at the University of South Carolina Beaufort.

Enlisting in the United States Navy in 1985, he became a US Navy Diver and served in the enlisted ranks, achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer, until 1999. He was then commissioned in the Navy Nurse Corps and served in numerous positions in the United States and Japan as well as a tour in Afghanistan stationed at the British Trauma Hospital at Camp Bastion. He retired from the Navy in 2011 at the rank of Lieutenant Commander. After leaving the service he worked within the Veterans Administration Health Care System in Charleston and Palo Alto California for 3 years before beginning his teaching career with USCB.

Dr. Pelletier’s research interests include the lived experiences of military healthcare providers in combat areas and the lived experiences of wounded Veterans as they access the healthcare system for care. He received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland University College and a PhD from the Medical University of South Carolina. He has been married to wife Jane for 25 years and they have two daughters, Sarah and Emily.


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Contact Information
:
Telephone: 843-953-0697
Fax: 843-953-7795
E-Mail:jpelleti@citadel.edu

Office Hours:
By appointment


Degrees:

PhD – Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
MHA – University of Maryland, College Park, MD
BSN – John HOpkins University, Baltimore, MD

Dr. Pelletier's Vita

 

Dr. Pelletier is currently an Assistant Professor in the nursing program at The Citadel in Charleston, SC.
Prior to this position he was an Assistant Professor in the nursing program at the University of South
Carolina Beaufort.
Enlisting in the United States Navy in 1985, he became a US Navy Diver and served in the enlisted ranks,
achieving the rank of Chief Petty Officer, until 1999. He was then commissioned in the Navy Nurse
Corps and served in numerous positions in the United States and Japan as well as a tour in Afghanistan
stationed at the British Trauma Hospital at Camp Bastion. He retired from the Navy in 2011 at the rank
of Lieutenant Commander. After leaving the service he worked within the Veterans Administration
Health Care System in Charleston and Palo Alto California for 3 years before beginning his teaching
career with USCB.
Dr. Pelletier’s research interests include the lived experiences of military healthcare providers in combat
areas and the lived experiences of wounded Veterans as they access the healthcare system for care. He
received his bachelor’s degree in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. He holds a Master’s Degree in
Health Care Administration from the University of Maryland University College and a PhD from the
Medical University of South Carolina. He has been married to wife Jane for 25 years and they have two
daughters, Sarah and Emily.
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