Susan Scherr DNP, MS, CRNP-Geriatrics

Associate Professor
Nursing | Berman School of Nursing and Health Professions


  • 2018 Doctor of Nursing Practice : University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • 2007 Master of Science: University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • 2001 Bachelor of science in Nursing: University of Delaware

Professional Experience

  • 2007-Present
    • Gerontological Nurse Practitioner: Clinical practice has included comprehensive, primary medical management of older adults who live independently, in assisted living, and in long-term care.
  • 2012-2020
    • Assistant Professor at York College of Pennsylvania in the Master of Science in Nursing Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program


  • Scherr, S, Idzik, S, & Williams, D. (2020). Integrating oral health screening into primary care to promote dental referrals in Maryland. Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice.
  • McGuinn, T.L., & Sherr, S. (2014). Anticoagulation clinic versus a traditional warfarin management model. The Nurse Practitioner, 39(10), 40-46.


Lead Coordinator of the Master of Science in Nursing track, Population-Based Care and Coordination


  • 2018 School of Nursing Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate, awarded by the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
  • 2015 Resnick-Sollins Nursing Graduate Student Scholarship, awarded by the University of Maryland School of Nursing.
  • 2014 recipient of the “Interprofessional Oral-Systemic Health Curricular Innovation” award from NYU and the Oral Health Nursing Education and Practice (OHNEP) organization. Funding will go toward the following project: “Oral Health Module for the Advanced Practice Nurse.”

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