2017 Speakers

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Susan Acosta
Session #51

Susan Acosta has been a nurse for more than 32 years and has a clinical background in neonatal and pediatric intensive care, emergency services, and community health. She was a health care administrator for 10 years and has been working in school health for the past 14 years. Susan was a school nurse for 10 years and currently works for the New Mexico Department of Health as a school health advocate.  She is passionate about school health and enjoys serving on community health councils, health-related coalitions, working with healthcare providers, managed care organizations, school administrators and school nurses. She believes in the concept of health in all policy and that every child needs and deserves a school nurse. Susan is very committed to improving the access to healthcare for NM children and youth, and a culture of health in schools to promote successful learning and school success.