Faculty Experts - Suzanne Tracey Zamerowski, PhD, RN

Suzanne Tracey Zamerowski, PhD, RN

Suzanne Tracey Zamerowski, PhD, RN
Associate Professor

Area of Expertise:

  • Genetics Education
  • Health Promotion

Summary

An expert in the role of genetics in nursing, Dr. Zamerowski has integrated genetics into Villanova's undergraduate nursing program and developed and implemented a genetics course for graduate students. She has had significant experience as a genetic nurse clinical specialist and genetic legal consultant.

Education

  • Ph.D., New York University
  • M.S., University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Temple University

Selected Publications

  • Lumley, M., Zamerowski, S., Jackson, L., Dukes, K., & Sullivan, L., (2006). "Psychosocial correlates of pregnant women's attitudes toward prenatal maternal serum screening and invasive diagnostic testing: Beyond traditional risk-status," Genetic Testing. Vol 10. No 2, 131-138.
  • Zamerowski, S. (2006). "Genetic advances: A Challenge for Nurses" (May 2008), Nursing Spectrum.
  • Zamerowski, S., Lumley, M., Arreola, R., Dukes, K., Sullivan, L., & Khan, A. (2001). "Favorable attitudes towards maternal serum screening for chromosomal abnormalities among women undergoing invasive diagnostic testing," Genetics in Medicine, July/August 2001, Vol 3. No 4, 301-309.

Selected Research

  • Jackson, L., Wapner, R., Zamerowski, S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Fetal Cell Study Phase II. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
  • Jackson, L., Wapner, R., Zamerowski, S. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Fetal Cell Study Phase I. Funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

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