Susan R. Mazanec, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing


  • Doctor of Philosophy Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • Master of Science in Nursing Medical-Surgical Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, St. Mary’s College

Underserved Populations and Community Research

  • Cancer survivorship
  • Distress in cancer patients
  • Family caregivers of cancer patients
  • Health disparities
  • Cancer disparities

Susan R. Mazanec, PHD research focuses on testing new interventions to help survivors and family members engage in physical activity together and support each other’s efforts in behavior change. Dr. Mazanec research interests also include studying the emotional well-being of cancer patients and family caregivers.