Behavioral Health — DNP — Executive Leadership — Family Nurse Practitioner — Healthcare Simulation — Healthcare Systems Leadership — Full-time
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Brian Budds

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor Brian Budds is a practicing attorney and a nurse practitioner. His clinical background includes extensive work in HIV care, including primary care and clinical research in drug development. He consults regularly with state and county governments and healthcare institutions on disaster preparedness, especially the use of licensed healthcare volunteers in disasters. His legal work focuses on healthcare compliance and physician peer review. He also teaches in the USF Doctor of Nursing Practice program and has championed collaborative, inter-professional education. He is a member of the board of directors of the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach.


B.A., Fordham University
B.S., Oregon Health Sciences University
M.S., UC San Francisco
J.D., University of San Francisco