Susan J. Appel, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, FAHA, FAANP

ProfessorDr. Susan Appel is a faculty member at CCN
205.348.1026
sjappel@ua.edu

Education:

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, BS, Nursing, 1982

University of South Carolina, Columbia, MSN, Clinical Nursing, 1984

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, PhD, Nursing, 2002

Post-Graduate Training: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clinical Research Trainee, 2003-5

University of Alabama at Birmingham and Tuskegee University, Research Trainee, Cardiovascular Health Disparities, 2005-6

Georgetown University, NINR Sumer Genetics Institute, Molecular Genetics, 2006

Research Interests:

Health Disparities
  • Cardiometabolic Risk among Premenopausal Caucasian and African-American women
  • Genetics and Genetic Admixture r/t CVD (Inflammation and Dysfibrinolysis)
  • Telehealth
  • Diabetes Education for Patients and Healthcare Professionals
Clinical Interests
  • Women’s Health
  • Health Disparities
  • Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
  • Cardiometabolic Risk, Metabolic Syndrome and Pre-diabetes
  • Telehealth
  • Diabetes Education for Patients and Healthcare Professionals
  • The role of the Nurse Practitioner in acute and episodic care
  • Acute and episodic health issues

Dr. Susan J. Appel Published Works and Scholarly Achievements