Susan Chapman, RN, PhD, FAAN

Prof & Director, Policy Progs
Social Behavioral Sciences
+1 415 502-4419

Susan A. Chapman, PhD, RN, FAAN is Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF School of Nursing, Healthforce Center and the Institute for Health Policy Studies. She is Co-Director of the Masters and Doctoral programs in Health Policy at the School of Nursing. Her scholarly work focuses on health workforce research and health policy analysis. Susan’s workforce research focuses on transforming health workforce roles in new models of care and payment reform, the long term care workforce, and advanced practice nurses in behavioral health. Over the past 18 years she has been PI, Co-PI, or Co-Investigator for over 35 grants and contracts at the local, state, national, and global level. She served on a NAM committee to address health care workforce needs for an aging U.S. population. Susan received her B.S. from the University of Iowa, her M.S from Boston College, her M.P.H from Boston University, and her PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from UC Berkeley.


Climate Change, Public Health, Health Policy, and Nurses Training.

American journal of public health

Harris OO, Bialous SA, Muench U, Chapman S, Dawson-Rose C

Differences in Hospitals' Workplace Violence Incident Reporting Practices: A Mixed Methods Study.

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Odes R, Chapman S, Ackerman S, Harrison R, Hong O

A Systematic Review of the Roles and Contributions of Peer Providers in the Behavioral Health Workforce.

American journal of preventive medicine

Gaiser MG, Buche JL, Wayment CC, Schoebel V, Smith JE, Chapman SA, Beck AJ

AFYA BORA CONSORTIUM FELLOWSHIP: a journey of success in Global Health Leadership Training.

African health sciences

Gachuno O, Odero T, Seloilwe E, Urassa D, Tarimo E, Nakanjako D, Sewankambo N, Atanga NS, Halle-Ekane EG, Manabe Y, Hosey KN, Chapman SA, Wiebe DJ, Voss J, O'Malley G, Mashalla Y, Ndegwa M, Omogi J, Farquhar C, Wasserheit JN

Enablers, Barriers, and Contributions of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners to Ambulatory Specialty Care.

Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners

Winter SG, Matsuda E, Stephan LM, Chapman SA

The Impact of Nurse Delegation Regulations on the Provision of Home Care Services: A Four-State Case Study.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Dudley N, Miller J, Breslin ML, Chapman SA, Spetz J

Nurse Practitioner Role and Practice Environment in Primary and in Nonprimary Care in California.

Medical care research and review : MCRR

Winter S, Chapman SA, Chan GK, Duderstadt K, Spetz J

Effect of state regulatory environments on advanced psychiatric nursing practice.

Archives of psychiatric nursing

Phoenix BJ, Chapman SA

Nurse Staffing and Coronavirus Infections in California Nursing Homes.

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Harrington C, Ross L, Chapman S, Halifax E, Spurlock B, Bakerjian D

Measurement of nonbillable service value activities by nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists in ambulatory specialty care.

Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Winter S, Chan GK, Kuriakose C, Duderstadt K, Spetz J, Hsieh D, Platon C, Chapman SA

Service Value Activities by Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Specialty Care.

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Winter SG, Duderstadt K, Chan GK, Spetz J, Stephan LM, Matsuda E, Chapman SA

Social and Political Factors Associated With State-Level Legalization of Cannabis in the United States.

Contemporary drug problems

Spetz J, Chapman SA, Bates T, Jura M, Schmidt LA

Facilitators and Barriers to Interdisciplinary Communication between Providers in Primary Care and Palliative Care.

Journal of palliative medicine

Dudley N, Ritchie CS, Rehm RS, Chapman SA, Wallhagen MI

Emerging Roles for Peer Providers in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders.

American journal of preventive medicine

Chapman SA, Blash LK, Mayer K, Spetz J

Utilization and Economic Contribution of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Public Behavioral Health Services.

American journal of preventive medicine

Chapman SA, Phoenix BJ, Hahn TE, Strod DC

Community-Based Palliative Care Leader Perspectives on Staffing, Recruitment, and Training.

Journal of hospice and palliative nursing : JHPN : the official journal of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Dudley N, Chapman S, Spetz J

Rates of Exposure to Victimizing Events and Use of Substances Among California's Middle and High School Students.

The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses

Larson S, Brindis CD, Chapman SA, Spetz J

Characteristics of Older Adults in Primary Care Who May Benefit From Primary Palliative Care in the U.S.

Journal of pain and symptom management

Dudley N, Ritchie CS, Wallhagen MI, Covinsky KE, Cooper BA, Patel K, Stijacic Cenzer I, Chapman SA

Utilization of a Sobering Center for Acute Alcohol Intoxication.

Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine

Smith-Bernardin S, Carrico A, Max W, Chapman S

Alternative payment models lead to strategic care coordination workforce investments.

Nursing outlook

Erikson CE, Pittman P, LaFrance A, Chapman SA

Nurse-Performed Endoscopy: Implications for the Nursing Profession in Australia.

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Duffield C, Chapman S, Rowbotham S, Blay N

Characteristic Differences Between School-Based Health Centers With and Without Mental Health Providers: A Review of National Trends.

Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners

Larson S, Spetz J, Brindis CD, Chapman S

Recruitment and Retention of New Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Basics and Paramedics.

Prehospital and disaster medicine

Chapman SA, Crowe RP, Bentley MA

Why do Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Professionals Leave EMS?

Prehospital and disaster medicine

Blau G, Chapman SA

New Roles for Medical Assistants in Innovative Primary Care Practices.

Health services research

Chapman SA, Blash LK

Training tomorrow's leaders in global health: impact of the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship on the careers of its alumni.

BMC medical education

Monroe-Wise A, Mashalla Y, O'Malley G, Nathanson N, Seloilwe E, Gachuno O, Odero T, Nakanjako D, Sewankambo N, Tarimo E, Urassa D, Manabe YC, Chapman S, Voss JG, Wasserheit J, Farquhar C, Afya Bora Consortium Working Group

Experience of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in Public Mental Health.

Nursing administration quarterly

Phoenix BJ, Hurd M, Chapman SA

Differences in Innovative Behavior Among Hospital-Based Registered Nurses.

The Journal of nursing administration

Dy Bunpin JJ, Chapman S, Blegen M, Spetz J

Interprofessional Fellowship Training for Emerging Global Health Leaders in Africa to Improve HIV Prevention and Care: The Afya Bora Consortium.

The Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care : JANAC

Ousman K, Polomano RC, Seloilwe E, Odero T, Tarimo E, Mashalla YJ, Voss JG, O'Malley G, Chapman SA, Gachuno O, Manabe Y, Nakanjako D, Sewankambo N, Urassa D, Wasserheit JN, Wiebe DJ, Green W, Farquhar C, Afya Bora Consortium Working Group

Positioning Medical Assistants for a Greater Role in the Era of Health Reform.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Chapman SA, Marks A, Dower C

Comparison of Nurse Staffing Measurements in Staffing-Outcomes Research.

Medical care

Park SH, Blegen MA, Spetz J, Chapman SA, De Groot HA

Enforcement of Hospital Nurse Staffing Regulations Across the United States: Progress or Stalemate?

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Serratt T, Meyer S, Chapman SA

Are there differences between male versus female Emergency Medical Services professionals on emotional labor and job satisfaction?

Journal of Behavioral Health

Blau, G., Bentley, MA., Eggerischs, J., Chapman SA., Viswanathan KS.

Patient-centered medical home model: do school-based health centers fit the model?

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Larson SA, Chapman SA

Learning together to practice together.

Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges

Chapman SA

Patient turnover and the relationship between nurse staffing and patient outcomes.

Research in nursing & health

Park SH, Blegen MA, Spetz J, Chapman SA, De Groot H

Correlates of safety outcomes during patient ambulance transport: a partial test of the Haddon matrix.

Journal of allied health

Blau G, Chapman S, Boyer E, Flanagan R, Lam T, Monos C

Payment regulations for advanced practice nurses: implications for primary care.

Policy, politics & nursing practice

Chapman SA, Wides CD, Spetz J

How have mandated nurse staffing ratios affected hospitals? Perspectives from California hospital leaders.

Journal of healthcare management / American College of Healthcare Executives

Chapman SA, Spetz J, Seago JA, Kaiser J, Dower C, Herrera C

Correlates of intent to leave job and profession for Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Career Development International

Chapman SA, Blau G, Pred R, and Lopez A

Job and industry turnover for registered and licensed vocational nurses.

The Journal of nursing administration

Spetz J, Rickles J, Chapman S, Ong PM

Hospital demand for licensed practical nurses.

Western journal of nursing research

Spetz J, Dyer WT, Chapman S, Seago JA

Nurse staffing requirements.

Nursing management (Harrow, London, England : 1994)

Judith E, Chapman S

The personal assistance workforce: trends in supply and demand.

Health affairs (Project Hope)

Kaye HS, Chapman S, Newcomer RJ, Harrington C

Frontline Workers in Cancer Data Management: Workforce Analysis of the Cancer Registry Field

Journal of registry management

Mulvihill, L, Chapman S, & Lindler V

Trends in the supply of long term facilities and beds in the United States

Journal of Applied Gerontology, Vol 24(4), 265-282.

Harrington C, Chapman S, Miller E, Miller N, & Newcomer, R.

Wage increases in the clinical laboratory: how are workers faring against inflation and in comparison to other health professions?

Clinical leadership & management review : the journal of CLMA

Chapman SA, McClory V, Ward-Cook K

What a medical assistant can do for your practice.

Family practice management

Taché S, Chapman S

An assessment of critical issues facing the clinical laboratory workforce.

Clinical leadership & management review : the journal of CLMA

Chapman SE, Lindler V, Ward-Cook K

NAPNES board of directors position paper regarding supply, demand, and use of licensed practical nurses.

The Journal of practical nursing

Seago JA, Spetz J, Chapman S, Dyer W, Grumbach K

Coverage of tobacco dependence treatments for pregnant smokers in health maintenance organizations.

American journal of public health

Pickett KE, Abrams B, Schauffler HH, Savage J, Brandt P, Kalkbrenner A, Chapman SA

Health promotion and managed care: surveys of California's health plans and population.

American journal of preventive medicine

Schauffler HH, Chapman SA

The changing dynamics of graduate medical education. Implications for decision-making.

The Western journal of medicine

Gerbert B, Showstack JA, Chapman SA, Schroeder SA

Which hospital services are most overused? Results from a medical audit.

The Western journal of medicine

Myers LP, Chapman SA, McPhee SJ, Schroeder SA, Leong JK, Martin AR

Lessons for teaching cost containment.

Journal of medical education

McPhee SJ, Chapman SA, Myers LP, Schroeder SA, Leong JK

Reducing the size of medical school enrollment. Letter to the Editor

New England Journal of Medicine

Schroeder SA, Gerbert B, Showstack JA, & Chapman SA

What's so special about special care?

Inquiry : a journal of medical care organization, provision and financing

Myers LP, Schroeder SA, Chapman SA, Leong J