Susan Chapman, RN, PhD, FAAN

School of Nursing
490 Illinois Street, #122K
San Francisco, CA 94158
Susan Chapman
Education and Training

University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, BSN - 1972 Nursing

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, MSN - 1977 Mental Health Nursing

Boston University, Boston, MA, MPH - 1980 Public Health

University of California, Berkeley, CA, PhD - 2000 Health Services and Policy Analysis

Awards and Honors

National Institute of Mental Health Training Grant, National Institute of Mental Health, 1976

Fellowship in Health Policy Management, Pew Memorial Trust, 1983

The Wellness Scholarship Grant for Doctoral Study, University of California, Berkeley, 1996

Dissertation Grant, American Cancer Society California Division, 1997

Selected as Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 2012

Honorary Appointment: Professor, University of Technology Sydney, 2013
Susan A. Chapman, PhD, RN, FAAN is Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF School of Nursing, Healthforce Center and the Institute for Health Policy Studies. She is Co-Director of the Masters and Doctoral programs in Health Policy at the School of Nursing. Her scholarly work focuses on health workforce research and health policy analysis. Susan’s workforce research focuses on transforming health workforce roles in new models of care and payment reform, the long term care workforce, and advanced practice nurses in behavioral health. Over the past 18 years she has been PI, Co-PI, or Co-Investigator for over 35 grants and contracts at the local, state, national, and global level. She served on a NAM committee to address health care workforce needs for an aging U.S. population. Susan received her B.S. from the University of Iowa, her M.S from Boston College, her M.P.H from Boston University, and her PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC Berkeley.