Susan Dorsey, PhD RN FAAN

Susan Dorsey, PhD RN FAAN

Susan Dorsey, PhD RN FAAN

Professor and Chair, Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science | UMB School of Nursing

Susan G. Dorsey PhD RN FAAN is professor and founding chair, Department of Pain and Translational Symptom Science, at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. She holds secondary faculty appointments in the School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology and the School of Dentistry Neural & Pain Sciences Department. Dr. Dorsey co-directs the campus-wide Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research and she serves as a Multiple Principal Investigator for the NINR-funded P30 Omics Associated with Self-Management Interventions for Symptoms (OASIS) Center. As one of two translational science experts on the National Cancer Institute’s Symptom Management and Health-Related Quality of Life Steering Committee, Dr. Dorsey co-chaired a recent international Clinical Trials Planning Meeting for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Dorsey’s translational program of research incorporates molecular, cellular and multiomics methods to study chronic pain, cancer treatment-related neuropathic pain and co-morbid symptoms associated with pain.