Susan Janson, PhD, RN, FAAN, DNSc

Nurse practitioner

Susan Janson, a nurse practitioner in the Asthma Clinic and Chest Faculty Practice at UCSF Medical Center, treats patients with conditions including allergic rhinitis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and other chronic respiratory disease. In her research, she has studied patient self-management training and how these education sessions can help patients better manage asthma and reduce emergency room visits.

Janson earned a bachelor's and master's degree in nursing at the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in nursing at the University of California, San Francisco. She is a member of the American Academy of Nursing, American Nurses Association, American Thoracic Society, Association of Asthma Educators, California Thoracic Society, California, Association of Nurse Practitioners, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society. Janson is a professor of nursing and medicine at UCSF.

Clinics

Asthma Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961

Hours: Thursdays
8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Pulmonary Practice at Parnassus
400 Parnassus Ave., Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0359
Phone: (415) 353-2961
Fax: (415) 353-2568

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

Academic Title

Professor Emeritus

More about Susan Janson

Education

University of Michigan, Nursing
UCSF

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Jones HJ, Janson SL, Lee KA. Leukocyte Telomere Length in Postmenopausal Women. J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2017 Jul - Aug; 46(4):567-575.
  2. Albusoul RM, Berger AM, Gay CL, Janson SL, Lee KA. Symptom Clusters Change Over Time in Women Receiving Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2017 May; 53(5):880-886.
  3. Joiner KL, Sternberg RM, Kennedy C, Chen JL, Fukuoka Y, Janson SL. A Spanish-Language Risk Perception Survey for Developing Diabetes: Translation Process and Assessment of Psychometric Properties. J Nurs Meas. 2016 Dec 01; 24(3):365-378.
  4. Joiner KL, Sternberg RM, Kennedy CM, Fukuoka Y, Chen JL, Janson SL. Perception of Risk for Developing Diabetes Among Foreign-Born Spanish-Speaking US Latinos. Diabetes Educ. 2016 08; 42(4):418-28.
  5. Janson SL, Solari PG, Trzaskoma B, Chen H, Haselkorn T, Zazzali JL. Omalizumab adherence in an observational study of patients with moderate to severe allergic asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Jun; 114(6):516-21.
  6. Crouch PC, Rose CD, Johnson M, Janson SL. A pilot study to evaluate the magnitude of association of the use of electronic personal health records with patient activation and empowerment in HIV-infected veterans. PeerJ. 2015; 3:e852.
  7. Shunk R, Dulay M, Chou CL, Janson S, O'Brien BC. Huddle-coaching: a dynamic intervention for trainees and staff to support team-based care. Acad Med. 2014 Feb; 89(2):244-50.
  8. Rugen KW, Watts SA, Janson SL, Angelo LA, Nash M, Zapatka SA, Brienza R, Gilman SC, Bowen JL, Saxe JM. Veteran Affairs Centers of Excellence in Primary Care Education: transforming nurse practitioner education. Nurs Outlook. 2014 Mar-Apr; 62(2):78-88.
  9. Nam S, Janson SL, Stotts NA, Chesla C, Kroon L. Effect of culturally tailored diabetes education in ethnic minorities with type 2 diabetes: a meta-analysis. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2012 Nov-Dec; 27(6):505-18.
  10. Donesky D, Janson SL, Nguyen HQ, Neuhaus J, Neilands TB, Carrieri-Kohlman V. Determinants of frequency, duration, and continuity of home walking in patients with COPD. Geriatr Nurs. 2011 May-Jun; 32(3):178-87.
  11. Nam S, Chesla C, Stotts NA, Kroon L, Janson SL. Barriers to diabetes management: patient and provider factors. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Jul; 93(1):1-9.
  12. Kaji AH, Lewis RJ, Beavers-May T, Berg R, Bulger E, Cairns C, Callaway C, Camargo CA, Carcillo J, DeBiasi R, Diaz T, Ducharme F, Glickman S, Heilpern K, Hickey R, Hoek TV, Hollander J, Janson S, Jurkovich G, Kellermann A, Kingsmore S, Kline J, Kuppermann N, Lowe R, McLario D, Nathanson L, Nichol G, Peitzman A, Richardson L, Sanders A, Shah M, Shapiro N, Silverman R, Than M, Wilber S, Yealy DM. Summary of NIH Medical-Surgical Emergency Research Roundtable held on April 30 to May 1, 2009. Ann Emerg Med. 2010 Nov; 56(5):522-37.
  13. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Baron RB, Lazarus SC. Objective airway monitoring improves asthma control in the cold and flu season: a cluster randomized trial. Chest. 2010 Nov; 138(5):1148-55.
  14. Nam S, Chesla C, Stotts NA, Kroon L, Janson SL. Factors associated with psychological insulin resistance in individuals with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2010 Aug; 33(8):1747-9.
  15. Newcomb PA, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Lazarus SC, Janson SL. Barriers to patient-clinician collaboration in asthma management: the patient experience. J Asthma. 2010 Mar; 47(2):192-7.
  16. Janson SL, Cooke M, McGrath KW, Kroon LA, Robinson S, Baron RB. Improving chronic care of type 2 diabetes using teams of interprofessional learners. Acad Med. 2009 Nov; 84(11):1540-8.
  17. Robinson S, Baron RB, Cooper B, Janson S. Does health service use in a diabetes management program contribute to health disparities at a facility level? Optimizing resources with demographic predictors. Popul Health Manag. 2009 Jun; 12(3):139-47.
  18. Janson SL, McGrath KW, Covington JK, Cheng SC, Boushey HA. Individualized asthma self-management improves medication adherence and markers of asthma control. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2009 Apr; 123(4):840-6.
  19. Larsson M, Hägerhed-Engman L, Sigsgaard T, Janson S, Sundell J, Bornehag CG. Incidence rates of asthma, rhinitis and eczema symptoms and influential factors in young children in Sweden. Acta Paediatr. 2008 Sep; 97(9):1210-5.
  20. Olsson A, Fahlén I, Janson S. Health behaviours, risk-taking and conceptual changes among schoolchildren aged 7 to 19 years in semi-rural Sweden. Child Care Health Dev. 2008 May; 34(3):302-9.

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