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Susan Elizabeth Hetherington

Susan Elizabeth Hetherington, American nurse midwife. Certified nurse midwife, public health nurse, sex educator, school nurse. Fellow, National Institutes of Health, 1971-1974.

Background

Hetherington, Susan Elizabeth was born on December 23, 1935 in Staten Island. Daughter of Albert Elliott and Charlotte Elizabeth (Behrens) Hetherington.

Education

Bachelor of science in nursing, University Michigan, 1957. Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1965. Dr.PH, Johns Hopkins University, 1974.

Career

Instructor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1970—1971. Assistant professor University Maryland School Nursing, 1974—1977, University Maryland School Medicine, 1974—1985, professor, 1985. Consultant Agency for International Development, Pan American Health Organization.

Director Intimate Human Behavior Program, Baltimore, since 1978. Board consultant editors Journal Sex Education & Therapy, since 1983. Editorial board Issues Health Care Women, since 1984, Journal Nurse-Midwifery, 1985.

United States Public Health Service traineeship.

Membership

Board directors Baltimore Birth Center, since 1981. Member of Association Sexologists, Science Society Study Sex, American Association Sex Educators, Counselors, Therapists, American Nurses Association, American Public Health Association (section secretary 1976-1981), American College Nurses-Midwives (foundation trustee treasurer 1975-1976, president local chapter 1974-1976), Planned Parenthood Association Maryland (board directors since 1979, treasurer 1984-1986, medical representative north Atlantic region, member national medical committee).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, bicycling, jogging, gardening.

Connections

Married Harvey Fischman Hetherington, November 13, 1965 (divorced 1978). 1 child Adam.