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Susan D. Driscoll PhD, MPH, APRN, ANP-BC, WHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 219
Honolulu, HI 96822
Phone: (808) 956-5037
Fax: 808-956-3257

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Susan Driscoll is a Nurse Practitioner with a Masters in Public Health and more than 25 years of clinical, administrative, teaching, and research experience in healthcare. Her practice and research has focused on providing primary care and expanding access to care, particularly for women, for underserved populations, including HIV infected patients, incarcerated individuals, low income clients, and migrant farm workers.


BS, University of California, San Diego
MPH, Johns Hopkins University
MSN, MGH Institute of Health Professions
PhD, Florida Atlantic University

Clinical Practice

Susan Driscoll is a board certified Adult and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and a certified Colposcopist.

Research Focus

Quantitative and qualitative meta-analysis methodologies and research focused on expanding access to and the utilization of preventive health services, particularly cervical cancer screening and treatment for women living in low resource areas around the world.

Recent Publications

Driscoll, S. D. (2015). Barriers and facilitators to cervical cancer screening in high incidence populations: A synthesis of qualitative evidence. Women & Health. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2015.1101742

Driscoll, S. D. (2014). Nursing situation in Chapter 3: Cultural factors that influence transformation (pp. 51-80). In Boykin, A., Schoenhofer, S., & Valentine, K. Health care system transformation for nursing and health care leaders: implementing a culture of caring. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Driscoll, S. D. & Grinspoon, S. K. (2006). Chapter 16: Human immunodeficiency virus. In Frontera, W. R., Slovik, D. M., & Dawson, D. M. (Eds.). Exercise in rehabilitation medicine (pp. 249-264). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Driscoll, S. D., Meininger, G. E., Lareau, M. T., Dolan, S. E., Killilea, K. M., Hadigan, C. M.,…Grinspoon, S. K.( 2004). Effects of exercise training and metformin on body composition and cardiovascular indices in HIV-infected patients. AIDS, 18(3), 465-473. doi:10.1097/01.aids.0000111393.02002.2f

Driscoll, S. D., Meininger, G. E., Ljungquist, K., Hadigan, C., Torriani, M., Klibanski, A.,…Grinspoon, S. K. (2004). Differential effects of metformin and exercise on muscle adiposity and metabolic indices in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 89(5), 2171-2178. doi:10.1210/jc.2003-031858.

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