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Susan Appel

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

Hoover, AL

Specialties

Acute Care, Family

Clinical Subspecialties

Cardiovascular, Emergency, Endocrinology


Details

Professional Achievements:
Dr. Appel is a 2002 Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science (PhD) graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she has since attended three post doctoral programs (i.e., 1: Molecular Genetics: Georgetown University/ NINR Summer Genetics Institute; 2: NHLBI: Alabama Collaboration for Cardiovascular Equality (ACCE) Research Training Program in Cardiovascular Health Disparities. Division of Preventative Medicine, School of Medicine University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) & Tuskegee University and 3: NIH K-30 UAB School of Medicine Clinical Research Training Program).
Favorite Thing About My Profession:
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 Healthcar
Virtues:
In 1984 Dr. Appel completed her masters with a focus in cardiovascular nursing, University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC from where she also holds two post-masters. Dr. Appel is doubly board certified as an Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner. She will be inducted as a FAANP June 2016.

Work History

Capstone College of Nursing, The University of Alabama
Professor
Tuscaloosa
August, 2011 to present

Eastern Hostpital Medicine, Hospitalist, St Vicents East
NP
50 Medical Dr
July, 2005 to present

Education History

PhD: UNC-Chapel Hill
August, 1999 to May, 2002


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