Susan Apold

Susan Apold


Clinical Professor

1 212 998 5337

433 First Avenue
Room 524
New York, NY 10010
United States

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Professional overview

Dr. Apold is an Adult Nurse Practitioner and long time advocate and activist in nursing and health policy. Dr. Apold is the Co-Lead for the New York State Action Coalition and a member of the Sub-Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She served as President of both The American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) and the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State. The first Health Policy Director for the ACNP, she was instrumental in moving the dissolution of the ACNP and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners forward to create one strong national voice for nurse practitioners in the United States. Dr. Apold served as a member-at-large of the inaugural Board of Directors of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners from 2013 through 2014. Dr. Apold is a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow and the Chair of the AANP Leadership Program. Dr. Apold has numerous publications, over 3 million dollars in grant funding and speaks nationally on issues of importance to nurse practitioners and their patients.

PhD, Adelphi University
Adult Nurse Practitioner, Post-Graduate Certificate, The College of Mount Saint Vincent
MSN, The University of Pennsylvania; BSN, Holy Family University
Honors and awards
Member, National Council on Quality Assurance's Serious Illness Stakeholder Panel (2017)
Primary care
Adult health
Professional membership
2014: Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
2013: Excellence in Teaching Award, Concordia College New York
2013: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow
2012: Daisy Award for Teaching Excellence
2011: Inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

No Turning Back

Apold, S., & Pohl, J.M. (2014). The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 10, (94-99). 10.1016/j.nurpra.2013.12.005 Elsevier BV.

Best Practices in Inter-Professional Communication: The Right Words

Apold, S. (2011).

NPs and PAs: A Comfortable Alliance

Apold, S. (2011).

Point/Counter-Point: Should the DNP Take the NBMLE for Certification?

Apold, S. (2009). The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (106—107).

The Doctor of Nursing Practice: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Apold, S. (2008). The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 4, (101-107). 10.1016/j.nurpra.2007.12.003 Elsevier BV.