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Susan A. Albrecht, PhD, RN, CRNP, FAAN

Associate Professor
Associate Dean for External Relations

Health and Community Systems

    School of Nursing
350 Victoria Building
3500 Victoria St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: 412-624-2403
Fax: 412-624-2401


As Associate Dean for External Relations my administrative responsibilities include oversight of the academic and non-academic support provided to prospective and current undergraduate and graduate students. I also direct communications with graduates of the School of Nursing, other nursing schools and the media, as well as development efforts, graduation and other activities. I am additionally responsible for overseeing the continuing education programs at the school.


My research interests focus on women`s health, smoking cessation during pregnancy, relapse prevention and prevention of initiation of smoking in adolescents and women.


I teach master`s and doctoral students. I also serve as a doctoral student advisor and as a dissertation chairperson. I have also taught master’s and doctoral independent study courses, research practica and the doctoral research seminar.


Currently I am president of the Association of Women’s Health Obstetrics and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) and as an elected member to the American Nurse Association’s Congress on Nursing Practice and Economics. I also serve as the University’s NCAA faculty representative.


MPMCarnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA,
Health Administration
PhDUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,
Curriculum and Supervision
MNUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,
Maternity Child Nursing
BSNUniversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,

Professional Experience

1978–presentStaff Nurse (Emergency Response Team), Emergency Dept. Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills, PA


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