Dr. Susan Apold Returns to Concordia College as Dean, School of Health Sciences and Nursing

Dr. Susan Apold Returns to Concordia College as Dean, School of Health Sciences and Nursing

Concordia College New York is delighted to announce the return of Dr. Susan Apold to its faculty. Dr. Apold will serve as Dean of the college’s newly created School of Health Sciences and Nursing.

Most recently a Clinical Professor of Nursing at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing, Dr. Apold is an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship Program; former President of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State; and Founder and Project Director of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Leadership Development Program. She has numerous publications, and speaks nationally on a wide variety of nursing issues. Dr. Apold is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner and recently completed post-graduate work for certification as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Apold was previously with Concordia College from 2008 to 2014. She was Founding Dean of the college’s Division of Nursing and Health Studies, then took on oversight of Social Work and Health Studies as Dean of the Division of Health and Human Services.

Dr. Apold said: “I am thrilled to once again join the faculty of Concordia College New York. I am confident that we will build on the college’s history of excellence in health science and nursing education to create a stellar future for the college, our students and our patients.”

President of Concordia College, Rev. Dr. John Nunes said: “I am so grateful to have Dr. Apold back at Concordia. Her impressive scholarship, practical experience and compelling professional service record will be invaluable. The School of Health Sciences and Nursing is core to our mission as a Christian higher education community of learning.”