Susan L'Heureux

Susan L’Heureux



In addition to her faculty position, Susan L’Heureux works part-time as an adult/gerontology nurse practitioner at Comprehensive Women’s Health in Silver Spring, MD. Before this position, she specialized in chronic pain management at Nova Interventional Pain Management in Edgewood, MD, and recently retired from her bedside critical care practice at Washington Hospital Center in DC. She began her career as a nursing assistant and then a unit clerk while earning an associate degree in nursing at Montgomery College. L’Heureux later earned her BSN and MS in nursing administration/informatics from the University of Maryland and took a position at Union Memorial Hospital to establish a cardiac surgery educational program there. She then completed a post-master’s certificate in nursing education at Drexel University and began her current role as a clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing. Most recently, she completed the adult gerontology nurse practitioner post masters program at Drexel University and became a board-certified, licensed, primary care nurse practitioner. L’Heureux is currently enrolled in the DNP program at Drexel University with expected completion in 2027.

Specialties and Expertise
  • Acute/Critical Care
  • Adult Health
  • Aging
  • Cardiovascular
  • Gerontology
  • Informatics
  • Pain/Symptom Management
  • Primary Care
  • Simulation
  • Surgical