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Transforming Healthcare Transforming Lives:
Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health

Susan Mcmillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN

SusanMcmillan
  • Distinguished Professor, College Of Nursing
  • Professor, Non Usf Health
  • College Of Nursing

Education

  • PHD, University Of South Florida, 1983

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Other

Research Interests

  • Dr. McMillan's research focuses on symptom management and quality of life (QOL) of patients with cancer across the disease trajectory and on QOL of caregivers of hospice patients.She has developed and tested several instruments including the Hospice Quality of Life Index (HQLI), the Constipation Assessment Scale (CAS) and the Cancer Symptoms Scale. Currently she is leading a PCORI funded project focusing on symptom self-care management using the COPE intervention for cancer patients.

Grants

  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - CHRISTAL HOOTON-LAGUNZAD) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - KATINA WILSON) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - WENDY STRAITWELL) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • PATIENT OUTCOMES OF A SELF-CARE MANAGEMENT APPROACH TO CANCER SYMPTOMS: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 1979820, 8/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2016 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - CHRISTAL HOOTON-LAGUNZAD) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - KATINA WILSON) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (SCHOLARSHIP - WENDY STRAITWELL) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2013 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2015 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR JANA PERUN (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR SARA JANE MOUNTNEY (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • PREDICTORS OF QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA (FELLOWSHIP, SARA TINSLEY) (Order Total: 15000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND PRACTICE OF NP'S REGARDING SKIN CANCER ASSESSMENTS (DEBRA SHELBY) (Order Total: 15000, 7/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 304358, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2013 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR JANA PERUN (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR SARA JANE MOUNTNEY (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • PREDICTORS OF QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA (FELLOWSHIP, SARA TINSLEY) (Order Total: 15000, 7/1/2012 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2014 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLOARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (NATASHA ELLIOTT) (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2010 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION-INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 304358, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION-INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 40080, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES, AND PRACTICE OF NP'S REGARDING SKIN CANCER ASSESSMENTS (DEBRA SHELBY) (Order Total: 15000, 7/1/2011 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM)
  • PILOT OF AN INTERVENTION FOR CAREGIVERS OF HOSPICE HF PATIENTS (Order Total: 167619, 8/11/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR LISA NODZON (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR REBECCA DENISE MCALLISTER (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • HOPE AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION-INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 589420, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE (Order Total: 10000, 7/1/2010 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • PILOT OF AN INTERVENTION FOR CAREGIVERS OF HOSPICE HF PATIENTS (Order Total: 216584, 8/11/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 583845, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 58385, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP FOR LISA NODZON (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING PRACTICE FOR REBECCA DENISE MCALLISTER (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • HOPE AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH CANCER (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2011 12:00:00 AM)
  • STTI DELTA BETA-AT-LARGE CHAPTER RESEARCH AWARDS (TERESA RUSS) (Order Total: 957, 5/18/2009 12:00:00 AM - 12/31/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • MASTERS OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIP - GALLO (Order Total: 3000, 5/1/2009 12:00:00 AM - 4/30/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • MANAGING MEDICATION-INDUCED CONSTIPATION IN CANCER: A CLINICAL TRIAL (Order Total: 549496, 12/10/2008 12:00:00 AM - 11/30/2012 12:00:00 AM)
  • MASTER'S DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING - MARIA GALLO (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • TAMPA BAY CANCER CARE COMMUNITY NETWORK: A MODEL TO REDUCE CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES (Order Total: 15208, 5/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 4/30/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • TAMPA BAY CANCER CARE COMMUNITY NETWORK: A MODEL TO REDUCE CANCER HEALTH DISPARITIES (Order Total: 23107, 5/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 4/30/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • CHEMOTHERAPY INDUCED PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • MASTER'S DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING - LURA HENDERSON (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • MASTER'S DEGREE SCHOLARSHIP IN CANCER NURSING - MARIA GALLO (Order Total: 10000, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF DYADIC COPING ON PAIN INTENSITY AND PAIN DISTRESS? (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2008 12:00:00 AM - 7/1/2010 12:00:00 AM)
  • SYSTEMATIC ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMES (Order Total: 121207, 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 5/31/2009 12:00:00 AM)
  • CAREGIVERS OF CANCER PAIN PATIENTS: COPING INTERVENTION (Order Total: 72838, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • EFFECTS OF ACUPRESSURE ON NAUSEA IN PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY (Order Total: 30000, 8/1/2006 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • SYSTEMATIC ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMES (Order Total: 465843, 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 5/31/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • SYSTEMATIC ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMES (Order Total: 468122, 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 5/31/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • CAREGIVERS OF CANCER PAIN PATIENTS: COPING INTERVENTION (Order Total: 360608, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2007 12:00:00 AM)
  • SYSTEMATIC ASSESSMENT TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOMES (Order Total: 468148, 9/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 5/31/2008 12:00:00 AM)
  • CAREGIVERS OF CANCER PAIN PATIENTS: COPING INTERVENTION (Order Total: 350105, 7/1/2004 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM)
  • DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR SUSAN A. BAKER: INTENTIONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN MEN TO PARTICIPATE IN PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING (Order Total: 30000, 8/1/2003 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2005 12:00:00 AM)
  • DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR KERI A. HOCKETT - PERCEIVED RISKS FOR NEUTROPENIA AND PATIENT SELF-CARE BEHAVIOR (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2002 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2004 12:00:00 AM)
  • DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR KERI A. HOCKETT - PERCEIVED RISKS FOR NEUTROPENIA AND PATIENT SELF-CARE BEHAVIOR (Order Total: 15000, 8/1/2002 12:00:00 AM - 7/31/2003 12:00:00 AM)
  • MEASURING PAIN IN THE COMMUNICATION IMPAIRED ELDERLY - DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP - CARMEN S. RODRIGUEZ (Order Total: 15000, 9/1/2001 12:00:00 AM - 8/31/2003 12:00:00 AM)
  • A CAREGIVER INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOME (Order Total: 168845, 9/1/1999 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM)
  • A CAREGIVER INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOME (Order Total: 49999, 9/1/1999 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2004 12:00:00 AM)
  • MEASURING PAIN IN THE COMMUNICATION IMPAIRED ELDERLY (Order Total: 15000, 9/1/2001 12:00:00 AM - 8/31/2003 12:00:00 AM)
  • USING PAIN RESOURCE NURSES TO IMPROVE CANCER PATIENT PAIN OUTCOME (Order Total: 6850, 4/1/1998 12:00:00 AM - 9/30/2001 12:00:00 AM)
  • A CAREGIVER INTERVENTION TO IMPROVE HOSPICE OUTCOME (Order Total: 312365, 9/1/1999 12:00:00 AM - 6/30/2003 12:00:00 AM)
  • USING PAIN RESOURCE NURSES TO IMPROVE CANCER PATIENT PAIN OUTCOME (Order Total: 19329, 4/1/1998 12:00:00 AM - 3/31/2001 12:00:00 AM)