University of California
Susan L. Janson, DNSc, RN, NP

Susan L. Janson, RN, PhD, ANP-BC, CNS, FAAN

Professor Emerita of Nursing and Medicine
Director, ANP Program in Integrated Complementary Healing
School of Nursing
Dept. of Community Health Systems
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0608
UCSF School of Nursing
Creative Achievements
• Documented the effect of patient education on biological markers of airway inflammation (asthma patient education)
Research Interests

• Asthma education, symptoms, and airway inflammation
Key Publications
Janson S, Hardie G, Fahy JV, Boushey HA. 2001. Use of biological markers of airway inflammation to detect the efficacy of nurse-delivered asthma education. Heart & Lung 30:39-46.

Janson S, Alioto ME, Boushey HA. 2001. Attrition and retention of ethnically diverse subjects in a multi-center randomized controlled research trial. Controlled Clinical Trials 22(6suppl):S236-43.

Janson S, Becker G. 1998. Reasons for delay in seeking treatment for acute asthma: the patient's perspective. J of Asthma 35(5):427-35.

Becker G, Janson-Bjerklie S, Benner P, Slobin K, Ferketich S. 1993. The dilemma of seeking urgent care: asthma episodes and emergency service use. Social Science & Medicine 37:305-13.

Janson-Bjerklie S, Ferketich S, Benner P, Becker G. 1993. Predicting outcomes of living with asthma. Research in Nursing and Health 16:241-50.

Janson-Bjerklie S, Ferketich S, Benner P, Becker S. 1992. Clinical markers of asthma severity and risk: Importance of subjective as well as objective factors. Heart & Lung 21(3):265-72.
Advanced Nurse Education
Research Methods and Research Design (UCSF)
Symptom Perception and Symptom Management (UCSF)
Adult Primary Care (UCSF)
FAAN - Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Honorary Society
Public and University Service
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Pulmonary Clinical Specialist
Member, Executive Expert Panel, and Chair, Patient Education Committee of the Expert Panel of Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute