Susan joined the JFS Albany NNORC in 2023 after a long and varied nursing career. For the past eight years, she worked in Ambulatory Surgery, providing post op care for Albany Med Health Systems. She also worked as a nurse in long term care for the Little Sisters of the Poor, Our Lady of Hope Nursing Home in Latham, NY, as well as a Psychiatric Nurse at Four Winds Hospital in Saratoga.
In addition to having a long career as a nurse, Susan studied Poetry/Bibliotherapy and conducted support groups using memoir and personal narrative. She was trained as a poetry teaching artist and for ten years worked with Arts in Education in various elementary schools. She also completed a Bereavement Counseling program at Maria College.
In her free time, Susan continues to enjoy writing poetry and is part of a writing group that meets monthly. She is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with her daughters, Elana and Julia.