Susan Tavernier, PhD, APRN-CNS, AOCN
Susan Tavernier is an Associate Professor and the Director for Graduate Studies at Idaho State University School of Nursing. She is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with over 30 years’ experience in adult oncology. Her funded research is varied; quality of life, interprofessional education in palliative care, patient-provider communication, distress management, psychometric analyses and biologic biomarkers.
Dr. Tavernier received awards for outstanding mentorship, achievement in research and publication. She is actively involved in the Oncology Nurses of Southern Idaho Chapter of ONS and area hospital nursing research and evidence-based practice projects.