Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN

Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Chair
    Pain and Translational Symptom Science
  • Professor
    Pain and Translational Symptom Science
  • Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine
  • Professor, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Co-Director, Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research
Location:
Room 727A, School of Nursing Building
Phone:
410-706-7250
Email:
sdorsey@umaryland.edu

Education

  • PhD, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing, 2001

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants, and Sponsored Research

  • Date:
    2016 - 2021
    Title:
    Omics Associated with Self-Management Interventions for Symptoms (OASIS)
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH NINR
    Role:
    Principal
  • Date:
    2015 - 2020
    Title:
    Mechanisms underlying Comorbid Pain Conditions in a Clinically Relevant Model
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NINR
  • Date:
    2017 - 2022
    Title:
    Spinal Mechanisms Underlying SCI-Induced Pain: Implications for Targeted Therapy
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH/NINR
    Role:
    Co-Principal
  • Date:
    2018 - 2023
    Title:
    Physiological, psychological, and genomic factors that predict the transition from acute to chronic pain in patients with traumatic lower extremity fracture
    Sponsoring Organization:
    NIH NINR
    Role:
    Principal

Publications

  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Working Together to Advance Symptom Science in the Precision Era.
    Journal Name:
    Nursing research
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Systematic review of genetic polymorphisms associated with psychoneurological symptoms in breast cancer survivors.
    Journal Name:
    Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Strengthening Inter- and Intraprofessional Collaborations to Advance Biobehavioral Symptom Science.
    Journal Name:
    Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Racial/ethnic differences in experimental pain sensitivity and associated factors - Cardiovascular responsiveness and psychological status.
    Journal Name:
    PloS one
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    Precision Science in Nursing Research.
    Journal Name:
    Nursing research
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    OPRM1 rs1799971 - COMT rs4680 - FAAH rs324420 genes interact with placebo procedures to induce hypoalgesia.
    Journal Name:
    Pain
  • Publication Year:
    2019
    Title:
    NCI Clinical Trials Planning Meeting for prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.
    Journal Name:
    Journal of the National Cancer Institute
  • Publication Year:
    2017
    Title:
    Truncated TrkB.T1-Mediated Astrocyte Dysfunction Contributes to Impaired Motor Function and Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury.
    Journal Name:
    The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Publication Year:
    2013
    Title:
    TrkB.T1 contributes to neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury through regulation of cell cycle pathways.
    Journal Name:
    The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Publication Year:
    2006
    Title:
    In vivo restoration of physiological levels of truncated TrkB.T1 receptor rescues neuronal cell death in a trisomic mouse model.
    Journal Name:
    Neuron

Areas of Specialization

  • neurotrophin biology, genomics, transcriptomics, chronic pain

Honors/Awards

  • Name:
    Sigma Theta Tau International Researcher Hall of Fame
    Sponsoring organization:
    Sigma Theta Tau International
    Date:
    October 2015
  • Name:
    University of Maryland School of Nursing Colleague Award
    Sponsoring organization:
    UMMC
    Date:
    May 2017