Susan Corbridge, PhD, APRN, FAANP
Associate Dean of Practice and Community Partnerships
Clinical Associate Professor, College of Nursing & Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy & Sleep Medicine
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science
845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612
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Dr. Susan Corbridge is the Associate Dean of Practice and Community Partnerships in the College of Nursing at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As leader of the College’s Institute for Healthcare Innovation, she is responsible for the development and maintenance of faculty practice, including fiscal accountability and operations of all faculty practice sites, including the College of Nursing’s nurse managed clinic, Mile Square Health Center – Humboldt Park. Dr. Corbridge facilitates interdisciplinary models of care and provides strategic vision and leadership to promote the integration of student education, clinical practice and research.
Dr. Corbridge is a board certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and maintains a clinical practice in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep & Allergy Medicine. She has published widely and lectures nationally and internationally on pulmonary topics and interprofessional practice and education.
Areas of Expertise:
- Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE)
- Faculty Practice & Academic-Practice Partnerships
- Nurse Practitioner Practice
- Respiratory Health and Disease, Asthma & COPD
Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation, A Nurse Driven Model of Care for the Department of Corrections, $150,000, PI, (Julie Zerwic, Co-I)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Health Workforce Division of Nursing and Public Health Nursing, Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention – Interprofessional Collaborative Practice, $999, 988, PI.
Corbridge, S. & Nyenhuis, S. (2017). Promoting Physical Activity in Asthma and COPD. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(1), 41- 46. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.08.022
Smith, CD., Landefeld, S., Harter, R., Opelka, F., Sandy, L., Sinsky, C., Fried, J., Sato, L, Corbridge, S., Legreid Dopp, A., & Martin, C. (2018). Implementing Optimal Team-Based Care to Reduce Clinician Burnout (National Academy of Medicine Discussion Paper).
Fellow, Am Assoc of Nurse Practitioners
Board Member, Institute of Medicine of Chicago
Past Board Member, Natl Org Nurse Practitioner Faculties
2017, Judith Storfgell Distinguished Practice, UIC College of Nursing
2010, Nurse Practitioner Educator of the Year, Natl Org Nurse Practitioner Faculties
2016, Graduate Mentoring Award, University of Illinois at Chicago
2010, Nurse Educator of Illinois Award, NEI.
2009 PhD, Nursing Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dissertation: Nicotine Reward in Adolescent Rats
1996 Post-Master’s Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate, Rush University, Chicago, IL
1993 MS, Nursing, Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rush University, Chicago, IL
1987 BS, Nursing, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
American College of Chest Physicians.
American Thoracic Society.
American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Nurse Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.
Institute of Medicine of Chicago.