Susan Dumser, MSN, RN

Areas of Expertise: Type 1 Diabetes, Internet coping skills training for adolescents with type 1 diabetes, Risk factors for diabetes, Retinopathy screening for diabetes, Self-management of diabetes in adolescents, Diabetes education, Nursing research, Chronic illness
Locations: Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP

  • Background

    Selected Publications, Honors and Professional Activities 

    Academic and institutional committees

    CHOP Clinical Nurse Specialist Committee

    Leadership and memberships 

    Member, Sigma Theta Tau

    Posters and presentations

    2013

    Jaser, S., Dumser, S., Liberti, L., Hunter, N., Pham, H., Homan, J., Bai, M., Whittemore, R., & Grey, M. (2013, May). Seasonal Trends in Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Nurses’ Week 2013 Nursing Research & Evidence Based Practice Day, Philadelphia, PA. 

    2012

    Lipman, T., Zemel, B.S., Gallagher, P.R., Dumser, S.M., Murphy, K.M., & Katz, L.E. (2012, May). Abdominal adiposity as a predictor of metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in youth. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Nurses’ Week 2012 Sixth Annual Nursing Research Day, Philadelphia, PA. & (2012, February) The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP Research Poster Day, Philadelphia, PA. 

    2011

    Jaser, S., Dumser, S., Liberti, L., Hunter, N., Pham, H., Homan, J., Bai, M., Whittemore, R., & Grey, M. (2011, April). Seasonal Trends in Depressive Symptoms in Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes. Abstract accepted for poster presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, Washington, DC.

    Lipman, T., Zemel, B.S., Gallagher, P.R., Dumser, S.M., Murphy, K.M., & Katz, L.E. (2011, June). Abdominal adiposity as a predictor of metabolic and cardiovascular risk factors in youth. Abstract submitted for poster presentation at the 71st Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Diego, CA.

    2007

    Schilling L, Dixon JK, Lynn MR, Knalf K, Grey M, Murphy K, Dumser S. A new approach to determining content validity using a heterogeneous expert panel. Poster session presented at the ENRS 19th Annual Scientific Sessions, 21, Providence, Rhode Island. April, 2007.

    Murphy KM, Howe CJ, Ayala A, Dumser S, Buzby M. The Art of Caring: Lessons learned from parents of children with diabetes, Nursing Grand Rounds, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, April 11, 2007.

    2006

    Novak C, Dumser S. Diabetes education empowers the patient and family. Poster presented at National Diabetes Week, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. November, 2006.

    Novak C, Dumser S. Diabetes education empowers the patient and family. Poster presented at Family Education Week, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. October, 2006.

  • Education and Training

    Additional Training

    MSN - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board Certified

    Undergraduate Degree

    BSN - University of Delaware, Newark, DE

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Clinical Nurse Specialist

  • Centers and Programs
  • Research Interests

    Internet education or internet coping skills training for youth with type 1 diabetes
    Risk factors for diabetes and cardiovascular disease
    Measurement of self-management of diabetes in teens
    Resiliency: Lessons learned from parents of children with diabetes