Dr. Susan Bonnell
University of San Diego - BSN, MSN, PhD
Lane Community College - ADN
Susan Bonnell is the MEPN Program Coordinator and an Associate Professor. She completed her PhD in 2010 at the University of San Diego. She is certified as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner by the Pediatric National Certification Board and has practiced for 7 years in a local pediatric primary care office. She is involved with research in the Simulation and Standardized Patient program at USD. Her research interests include empowerment of families with special needs and childhood obesity, focusing on providing services for those families with low-incomes. In addition, she works in the Dominican Republic with displaced Dominican and Haitians, along with MEPN and APN students, to provide pediatric services and lay worker education. She has recently joined the "Flying Samaritans" and provides pediatric primary care health care services at their clinic in Rosarito.
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