Susan S. Spinner, MSN, RN, is Director of Clinical Program Operations with the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Areas of Expertise:
Neonatal Critical Care, Surgical fetal diagnosis and treatment, Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele (spina bifida), Congenital lung lesions, Fetal therapy nursing Locations:Main Hospital Phone: 800-468-8376
Susan S. Spinner, MSN, RN, is an advanced practice nurse and Director, Clinical Program Operations with the Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment (CFDT) at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. In this role, she leads both the Center’s clinical and research teams, and provides clinical and administrative leadership and support to facilitate innovative program development and operational systems in support of the Center’s strategic plan and annual goals.
Education and Training
BSN - Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA
MSN - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
Titles and Academic Titles
Advanced Practice Nurse
Director, Clinical Program Operations, Richard D. Wood Jr. Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
Riley JS, Urwin JW, Oliver ER, Coleman BG, Khalek N, Moldenhauer JS, Gebb J, Hedrick HL, Spinner SS, Adzick NS, Peranteau WH: Prenatal growth characteristics and pre/postnatal management of bronchopulmonary sequestrations. J Pediatr Surg 53:265-269, 2018.
Spinner SS. The Fetal Therapy Nurse Coordinator: The Nexus. Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. 2017.
Moldenhauer JS, Soni S, Rintoul NE, Spinner SS, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer J, Flake AW, Hedrick HL, Peranteau WH, Rendon N, Koh J, Howell LJ, Heuer GG, Sutton LN, Johnson MP, Adzick NS. Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair: The Post-MOMS Experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2015;37(3):235-40. Epub 2014 Aug 15.
Soni S, Moldenhauer JS, Spinner SS, Rendon N, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer J, Johnson MP, Adzick NS. Chorioamniotic Membrane Separation and Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes Complicating In Utero Myelomeningocele Repair. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Dec 12. Read the abstract.
Awards and Honors
2007, “Top Talent," Virtua Health Best People Review
2007, Governor’s Merit Award for Nursing Excellence, Expert Research Category, New Jersey
2007, “Superstar Award,” Virtua Health
1994, Delta Rho Research Award, Sigma Theta Tau (International Honor Society for Nursing)
1989-1991, “Star” Employee for Leadership in Nursing Award, Thomas Jefferson University
1989-1991, Nursing Executive Council, Thomas Jefferson University
Leadership and Memberships
Memberships in professional organizations
Fetal Therapy Nurse Network, President
American College of Healthcare Executives
National Association of Neonatal Nursing
Delaware Valley Association of Neonatal Nurses
2011 President elect
Philadelphia Liquid Ventilation Consortium
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