Susan A. Albrecht, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Dean for External Relations
Health and Community Systems
School of Nursing|
350 Victoria Building
3500 Victoria St
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
AdministrativeAs 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.
ResearchMy research interests focus on women`s health, smoking cessation during pregnancy, relapse prevention and prevention of initiation of smoking in adolescents and women.
TeachingI 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.
ServiceCurrently 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.
|MPM||Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA,|
|PhD||University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,|
|Curriculum and Supervision|
|MN||University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,|
|Maternity Child Nursing|
|BSN||University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA,|
|1978–present||Staff Nurse (Emergency Response Team), Emergency Dept. Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Jefferson Hills, PA|