Susan Shea, FNP, MS
Susan Shea, NP, is a family nurse practitioner at the Women's HIV Program (WHP) and has cared for HIV+ women and families for over 20 years. Susan is particularly interested in providing services for the must vulnerable HIV+ women in the city. She has championed a "harm reduction model of care" that allows these most at risk clients to always feel safe and comfortable accessing care at WHP. Shea has also worked with a number of Bay Area programs, including the East Bay AIDS Center, Refugee Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital's Family Health Center and the UCSF AIDS Clinic. She has assisted in grant writing for the Women's HIV Program and served as co-director of the clinic with Dr. Ruth Greenblatt from 1997-2004. She served on the Ryan White CARE Planning Council and has vast experience in San Francisco health policy.
Current projects that Shea is working on include the development of a training program for nurse practitioner students interested in the San Francisco model of care for HIV positive men, women and children. She attended graduate school at the University of San Francisco, where she currently serves as an assistant clinical professor.