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Susan M. Wozenski, JD, MPH

Assistant Professor and Vice Chair, FCH
Dual Degree Director, MPH Program, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Address: 
614
Phone Number: 
410-706-0447
Fax Number: 
410-706-0253
Education: 
  • JD, Law, University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT, 1980
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, 1977
  • BA, Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA, 1975
Recent Publications: 
  • Wozenski S. (in press). Legal context for community/public health practice. In F.A. Mauer & C.M. Smith (Ed.) Community/public health nursing practice 5th edition. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Wozenski, S. Shifting the focus from patient care to population health: Successes and challenges of the require core, Health Systems and Population Health AY 2005-2011. Association for Prevention Teaching and Research 2011 (abstract) 
  • Wozenski, S. Building a “no cost” MPH: The impact of adding MPH students to profession-specific courses offered through the schools of nursing, social work, pharmacy, dentistry, medicine and law. Association for Prevention Teaching and Research 2010 (abstract) 
  • Wozenski S. (2009). Legal context for community/public health practice. In F.A. Mauer & C.M. Smith (Ed.) Community/public health nursing practice 4th edition. St. Louis: Elsevier.
  • Haack M., Weis B., Geiger-Brown J, Wozenski S, Burda-Cohee C. Therapeutic Jurisprudence: A Faculty Development Course, Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse 2005 (abstract)
  • Working Group Member, The National Arthritis Action Plan: A Public Health Strategy. Arthritis Foundation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, 1998.
  • Havas S., Bishop R., Koumjian L., Reisman J., Wozenski S.  Performance of the Reflotron in a community-based screening program: Results of the Massachusetts Model Systems Project.  Am J  Public Health 1992; 82: 458-461.
  • Havas S., Koumjian L., Reisman J., Hsu L., Wozenski S.  Results of the Massachusetts Blood Cholesterol Screening Project.  JAMA 1991; 266: 375-381.
  • Havas S., Bishop R., Koumjian L., Reisman J., Wozenski S.  Performance of the Reflotron in a community-based screening program: Results of the Massachusetts Model Systems Project.  Am J Prev Med 1991; 7: 397-405.
  • Havas S., Wozenski S., Deprez R., et. al.  Report of the New England Task Force on Reducing Heart Disease and Stroke Risk.  Public Health Reports 1989; 104:134-142.
  • Oster J., DeMusis E., Benn S., Klein T., Wozenski S., Hancock R. A Handbook for Developing Community and Worksite High Blood Pressure Programs, State of Connecticut Department of Health Services, 1983.
Primary Teaching Areas: 
  • NURS 622:  Health Systems and Population Health (co-course master)
  • NURS 732:  Program Planning and Evaluation
Academic & Professional Activities: 
School Committees 
  • 2009-2010: Vice Chair, Master's/DNP Curriculum Committee
  • 2010-Present: Chair, Master's/DNP Curriculum Committee
  • 2002-2006: Chair, Student Affairs Committee
  • 2002-2006: Chair, Diversity Subcommittee
  • 2007-2009: Faculty Co-Chair, Capital Campaign Committee
  • 2008-2010: Chair, Scholarship Committee
  • 2008-2009: Chair, Student Services Task Force
  • 2009-Present: Chair, BSN, MS, and DNP Judicial Boards
  • 2010-Present: Member, BSN to DNP Implementation Task Force
  • 2010-Present: Chair, BSN to DNP Implementation Task Force Core Revision Subgroup
University Committees
  • 2011: Leader, UM Strategic Plan Work Group on Interprofessionalism in Education, Research, Clinical Care, and Service—Subgroups on Education and Infrastructure
  • 2004-Present: Member, MPH Interdisciplinary Executive Committee
  • 2004-Present: Member, MPH Curriculum Committee
  • 2004-Present: Member, MPH Accreditation Committee
  • 2010-Present: Chair, MPH Interdisciplinary Steering Committee
State and National Committees
  • 2010: Member, Maryland Governor’s Health Care Reform Coordinating Council Public Health, Safety Net and Special Populations Health Workgroup
  • 1992-Present: Member, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 1992-2005: Board of Directors, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 1994-1997: Vice Chair, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 2000-2002: Nominating Committee Chair, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter 
  • 2001-2003: Member, Board Development Task Force, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 1992-1994, Member, Medical and Scientific Committee, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 2001-2005: Research and Review Task Force, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 2000-2005: Member, Outcomes Center Steering Committee, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 2002-Present: Member, Health Policy Committee, Arthritis Foundation, Maryland Chapter
  • 1995-2007: Member, Arthritis Foundation, National Organization
  • 1995-2000: Member, House of Delegates
  • 1996-1998: Member, Committee on Education and Services, Public Health Task Force
  • 1998-2003: Member, Public Health Subcommittee
  • 2004-2007: Member, Public Health Advisory Council
  • 2005: Chair, Public Health Advisory Council
  • 2008-2000, 2005: Member, Board of Trustees
  • 2005: Member, Executive Committee, Leadership Forum, Strategic Directions Committee
  • 2001-2006: Member, Board of Governors, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • 2004-2006: Vice Chair, Board of Governors, University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • 1984-1999: Member,  New England Governor's Task Force on Heart Disease and Stroke
  • 1980-1992: Member, Executive Committee, New England High Blood Pressure Council
  • 1983-1985: Vice Chair, Executive Committee, New England High Blood Pressure Council
  • 1985-1987: Chair, Executive Committee, New England High Blood Pressure Council
  • 1987-1990: Program Chair, Executive Committee, New England High Blood Pressure Council 
Memberships
  • 1980-Present: Connecticut Bar Association
  • 1984-Present: American Public Health Association, Public Health Education and Health Promotion Section
  • 2010-Present: Association for Prevention, Teaching and Research
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