Susan Henly

Susan HenlySusan J. Henly, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor Emerita

Dr. Sue Henly served as a member of the faculties of the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, and the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. She has dual academic training in nursing (MS and MS) and psychometric methods (PhD; emphasis on the analysis of covariance structures). She practiced in acute care, rural/frontier health, and newborn intensive care. Her clinical research experiences— spanning settings from the community to the critical care unit—are wide-ranging: as a methodology consultant, she worked on projects including caregiver disruptions and sleep of high-risk infants, social context for breastfeeding, exercise during breast cancer treatment, neonatal resuscitation success, and hand hygiene. Dr. Henly’s more recent research interests focused on health trajectories and random effects models, linking biological and biobehavioral nursing science, and PhD education in nursing science. She directed the American Indian MS to PhD Nursing Science Bridge, funded by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, from 2001-2007. She edited the Routledge International Handbook of Advanced Quantitative Methods in Nursing Research, published in 2016. Sue was Editor-in-Chief of Nursing Research from 2013-2017.

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