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Susan K. Chandler

Susan K. Chandler

Nurse Program Coordinator, Sr.

LocaAssistant Professor


VCU Health: NOW Center
11958 W. Broad Street
Henrico, Virginia 23233

“I am very pleased to be a part of a talented multi-disciplinary team dedicated to the care and study of persons with Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders. The PMDC is among the first at VCU to offer a hybrid model of care - research, clinical care and multidisciplinary evaluation, offering the cutting edge in care."


  • Ph.D. - VCU School of Nursing (expected 2017)
  • M.S. in Nursing Administration and Leadership - VCU
  • B.S. in Nursing - Old Dominion University
  • Diploma Graduate - Riverside Hospital School of Professional Nursing

Board certifications

  • Ambulatory Care Nursing

Professional license

  • Virginia registered nursing license

Research interests

  • Biobehavioral impact of physical activity on non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's Disease

Professional affiliations

  • American Association of Ambulatory Care Nurses (AAACN)
  • Virginia Nurses Association

Professional achievements

  • Nurse in Washington Internship Award to study Public Policy
  • Mary C. Evans Award, Richmond Chapter of Perioperative Registered Nurses
  • AAACN 2013 Poster Award
  • AAACN Poster Presentations
    • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    • Community outreach
    • Magnet nursing certification
    • Shared governance
    • Skin grafting
    • Smoking cessation
    • Teen dating violence
    • Triage in ambulatory

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