Karen Possehl Women's Endowment

Susan Garrett

Susan Garrett

KPWE Mentor


Susan Garrett - nursing instructor at Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Susan's career spans more than 30 years worth of diverse nursing experience in a variety of settings. Her area of expertise is community/public health nursing with a focus on communicable disease. Four years ago she relocated to Colorado and began her teaching career.

She graduated from Penn State with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing and received her Master's degree in Nursing Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Susan currently teaches Health Promotion, Nursing Research, and Community Health Nursing at Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She is in the process of conducting research on stress in nursing students and the use of a "flipped classroom" to improve learning in undergraduate nursing.

Her community involvement includes working with various community partners - such as food pantries, schools, community centers - to develop and implement health promotion interventions. She also serves as a mentor for KPWE.