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Susan W. Hester

Susan Hester

Associate Professor of Practice

College of Health and Human Sciences

School of Nursing

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2898
Office: 344 Health and Human Sciences Building
Personal Website:
Pronouns: she, here


Susan Hester has undergraduate degrees from the University of Florida and Western Carolina University, as well as a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Gardner Webb University.


  • DNP, Gardner-Webb University, Education
  • MSN, Western Carolina University
  • BSN, Western Carolina University

Teaching Interests

Nursing pediatrics, Evidence Based Practice, Leadership, NCLEX preparation, and graduate Testing and Measurement (MSN Program)

Research Interests

Her current research centers around the relief of pediatric anxiety and pain sensation utilizing non pharmacological interventions such as distraction.

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