Susan Quisenberry, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CNP

Associate Clinical Professor

Director, MSN APRN and Nurse Educator Programs


Susan Quisenberry, DNP, APRN,  FNP-C, CNP

ASB 120


Dr. Quisenberry is Associate Clinical Professor at Texas Woman's University (TWU) in Denton, Texas. Dr. Quisenberry holds an CON appointment of Director of MSN/APRN and Nurse Educator programs.  She graduated from the University of Oklahoma achieving a bachelor's of science in nursing. She is a Texas Woman's University alumni with a Masters of Science at TWU. Dr. Quisenberry holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Quisenberry's experience spans over two and one-half decades and includes practice as a ICU/CCU Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse within interventional cardiology, acute and chronic heart failure, rheumatology, internal medicine, and primary care settings. Her experience extends to a myriad of roles including Charge Nurse, ICU/CCU Manager, Cardiology Clinical trial Sub-Investigator, Cardiology and Rheumatology Nurse Practitioner, and Sub-Investigator on 150+ pharmacotherapeutic Biologic/DMARD focused phase I-IV investigational studies. Dr. Quisenberry is the Director of the MSN Nurse Practitioner and the Nurse Educator programs. Dr. Quisenberry is a local and national speaker for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Association, Texas Nurse Practitioner Association and Oklahoma CNS pharmacology Update seminars. Dr. Quisenberry has published in a nursing journal on Munchausen Syndrome by proxy and Rheumatoid Arthritis comorbitity risks. 


D.N.P., Nursing, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
M.S., Nursing, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX
B.S.N., Nursing, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center: College of Nursing, Oklahoma City, OK


Management of Rheumatologic Disorders; Patient Self-efficacy; Rheumatoid Arthritis, Health Promotion; Arthritis Disorders; Mechanical Spine Disorders; Comorbidity management, Health promotion and Disease prevention,  Online Education, Family Practice, Rheumtatologic pharmacotherapeutics.  

Recent Presentations

Comorbidity Risk Management for Patients on Biologic Pharmcologic Therapies
American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference (2020)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry

Rheumatology Case Presentation
Quarterly Rheumatology Roundtable Meeting (2018)
Round Table | Susan L Quisenberry

Case Study: Ateriosis Obliterans
Local Rheumatology Roundtable Quarterly Meeting - Fall 2018 (2018)
Paper | Susan L Quisenberry

Pharmacology Update
DMARD/Biologic (2016)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry

Inflammatory Arthritis: DMARD and Biologic Overview
9th Annual OACNS Advanced Pharmacology Conference (2016)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Systemic Lupus Erythematous: The Great Imitator
Texas Woman's University FNP III Course: Guest Speaker (2016)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Co-management of Inflammatory Arthritis Disorders in Primary Care
Texas Woman's University Guest Speaker (2016)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry, DNP, APRN, CNP, FNP-C

Making Sense of ICD-10
Advanced Practice Skills Workshop Update for Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Specialists (2015)
Podium | Susan L Quisenberry, Assistant Professo

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR/ARHP)
  • American Rheumatology Health Professionals
  • Arthritis Foundation
  • Doctors of Nursing Practice, Inc.
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty
  • Oklahoma Nurse Practitioner Association
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Rheumatology Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau Beta-Alpha Chapter-at-Large - TCU
  • Sigma Theta Tau Beta-Delta Chapter-at-Large - University of Oklahoma CON
  • Texas DNP Program Directors Organization
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Textbook and Academic Author Association

Honors & Awards

  • Who's Who in Rheumatology Practices (nominated 2021), Who's Who (2021)
  • Cass Award for Teaching Excellence - 2020-2021, Texas Woman's University College of Nursing (2020)
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society - Beta-Delta & Beta-Alpha Chapter(s)-at-Large, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Scholarship (2016)