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About Susan

Susan Franke is a registered nurse and has worked as a public health nurse, staff nurse and supervisor. She is also a licensed PA nursing home administrator. She received a BSN degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing and a Masters Degree in Health Education from Penn State University. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist.

In addition, Susan is the former director of a Pennsylvania statewide information and referral help-line for families of children with special health care needs and chronic health conditions. Susan is also the Burger King Cancer Caring Center. She is a member of the American School Health Association and a pediatric nursing instructor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA.

Susan has over 20 years of experience in health care and community services and has given over 650 presentations to schools and community groups since 1998. Her children's programs received an award of excellence from the Pittsburgh Public School District. Susan was recently featured in the Murrysville Star and the Green Tree Times. She was also a guest on the KDKA Morning Show with Jon Burnett, where she discussed her Teddy Bear Therapy, disability awareness, bully prevention and Hug Therapy programs.

For information on programs available to schools, faith-based organizations and community groups please click on the next page.

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