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Susan Newman


Charleston, SC

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Dr. Susan D. Newman is an Associate Professor and Research Scientist in the College of Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. Susan is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse with clinical experience in acute inpatient medical rehabilitation, caring for individuals with a variety of disabilities including spinal cord injury. Her research interests include application of community-engaged research approaches to address issues affecting community participation, health, and overall quality of life of individuals with spinal cord injury.

Susan has received funding from the National Institute of Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research, National Institutes of Health, the Agency on Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation. Outside of the office she will most likely be found holding a paddle, in a saddle, hauling hay, shoveling manure, or somewhere outdoors enjoying the day.