Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN

Susan G. Dorsey, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Chair
    Pain and Translational Symptom Science
  • Professor
    Pain and Translational Symptom Science

Co-Director
Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research

Professor
Department of Anesthesiology (School of Medicine)

Professor
Department of Neural and Pain Sciences (School of Dentistry)

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
    Role:
  • 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

  • Dorsey, S. G., Griffioen, M. A., Renn, C. L., Cashion, A. K., Colloca, L., Jackson-Cook, C. K., et al (2019, March 1). Working Together to Advance Symptom Science in the Precision Era.. Nursing research, 68 (2), 86-90. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000339
  • Yang, G. S., Kumar, S., Dorsey, S. G., Starkweather, A. R., Kelly, D. L. & Lyon, D. E. (2019, February 1). Systematic review of genetic polymorphisms associated with psychoneurological symptoms in breast cancer survivors.. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer, 27 (2), 351-371. doi:10.1007/s00520-018-4508-3
  • Starkweather, A. R., Colloca, L., Dorsey, S. G., Griffioen, M., Lyon, D. & Renn, C. L. (2019, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 1). Strengthening Inter- and Intraprofessional Collaborations to Advance Biobehavioral Symptom Science.. Journal of nursing scholarship : an official publication of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 51 (1), 9-16. doi:10.1111/jnu.12456
  • Kim, H. J., Greenspan, J. D., Ohrbach, R., Fillingim, R. B., Maixner, W., Renn, C. L., et al (2019, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 18). Racial/ethnic differences in experimental pain sensitivity and associated factors - Cardiovascular responsiveness and psychological status.. PloS one, 14 (4), e0215534. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0215534
  • Dorsey, S. G. & Pickler, R. H. (2019, March 1). Precision Science in Nursing Research.. Nursing research, 68 (2), 85. doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000333
  • Colloca, L., Wang, Y., Martinez, P. E., Christy Chang, Y. P., Ryan, K. A., Hodgkinson, C., et al (2019, May 6). OPRM1 rs1799971 - COMT rs4680 - FAAH rs324420 genes interact with placebo procedures to induce hypoalgesia.. Pain. doi:10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001578
  • Dorsey, S. G., Kleckner, I. R., Barton, D., Mustian, K., O'Mara, A., St Germain, D., et al (2019, January (1st Quarter/Winter) 31). NCI Clinical Trials Planning Meeting for prevention and treatment of chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. doi:10.1093/jnci/djz011
  • Matyas, J. J., O'Driscoll, C. M., Yu, L., Coll-Miro, M., Daugherty, S., Renn, C. L., et al (2017, April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 5). Truncated TrkB.T1-Mediated Astrocyte Dysfunction Contributes to Impaired Motor Function and Neuropathic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 37 (14), 3956-3971. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3353-16.2017
  • Wu, J., Renn, C. L., Faden, A. I. & Dorsey, S. G. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 24). TrkB.T1 contributes to neuropathic pain after spinal cord injury through regulation of cell cycle pathways.. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 33 (30), 12447-63. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0846-13.2013
  • Dorsey, S. G., Renn, C. L., Carim-Todd, L., Barrick, C. A., Bambrick, L., Krueger, B. K., et al (2006, July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 6). In vivo restoration of physiological levels of truncated TrkB.T1 receptor rescues neuronal cell death in a trisomic mouse model.. Neuron, 51 (1), 21-8. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2006.06.009

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