Susan Coleman, RN, BSN, MPH
Susan V. Coleman, MPH, BSN, RN is a faculty member at the School of Nursing and Health Studies (NHS) and the NHS Director of the Georgetown University Health Justice Alliance. Professor Coleman is a public health nurse with a specialty area working with vulnerable populations both in clinical and teaching practice.
She coordinates the “Care for Vulnerable Populations” courses at NHS and works with students in clinical settings in the DC area. She serves on the board of a homeless services organization and has held leadership positions in national organizations including the American Public Health Association (APHA).
She is the founder and former co-director of the Diversity and Social Justice Committee in the Public Health Nursing (PHN) Section of APHA and has worked in a leadership capacity on several initiatives to combat racism and work towards health equity through APHA workshops. Additionally, Professor Coleman has a leadership role in developing several inter-professional initiatives between the NHS and the School of Medicine (SOM) at Georgetown University. She is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of Michigan School of Nursing.