Susan W. Groth, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FAANP

Associate Professor
Susan W. Groth

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 275-8895
Fax: (585) 273-1270
Email:

Education

PhD, 2004. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

Master of Science, 1993. University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, US

Bachelor of Science, 1975. Roberts Wesleyan College, North Chili, NY, US

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Associate Professor of Nursing. University of Rochester (teaching/research). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2007 - 7/2013. Assistant Professor of Nursing. University of Rochester (teaching/research). Rocheester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2004 - 6/2007. Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester (teaching/research/practice). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1994 - 2012. WHNP. Hillside Family of Agencies (OB/GYN care). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1994 - 2007. WHNP. St Joseph's Neighborhood Center. Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1999 - 6/2004. Senior Associate. University of Rochester (teaching/practice/doctoral program). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1994 - 1998. Instructor of Clinical Nursing. University of Rochester (teaching/practice). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1/1993 - 12/1993. Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. William J Hicks, MD, PC (NP practice). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 8/1990 - 12/1992. Staff Nurse. Strong Memorial Hospital (Newborn Nursery). Rochester, NY, US.

Professional Experience: 1975 - 1990. staff nurse. The Genesee Hospital (newborn nursery level I & Level II ). Rochester, NY, US.

Licensure

Women's Health (Professional Board Certification)

WHNP_BC (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Electronically-mediated wegiht interventions for pregnant and postpartum women. 2009 - Current. NHLBI.

Translation of Genetic Predisposition into Family-Based Obesity Intervention. 8/2013 - 8/2014. Nursing Faculty Research Seed Grant.

The dietary choices of low-income, pregnant African-American women. 6/2013 - Current. AWHONN/March of Dimes.

Pregnancy and Telomere Length: Seeking a RelationshipÂ’. 6/2013 - 3/2014. DNA Genotek.

Limiting the Phenotypic Effect of Pregnancy Related Weight Gain. 2009 - Current. NINR.

Building Partnerships in the Rochester Obstetrics Community. 2011 - 2012. Center for Community Health Supplemental Funds: University of Rochester CTSA, NIH.

Limiting the Phenotypic Effect of Pregnancy Related Weight Gain. 2009 - 2012. NINR.

Auricular Acupuncture in the Management of Adult Obesity . 2010 - 2011. University of Rochester School of Nursing Faculty Research Service Grant.

Auricular Acupuncture in the Management of Adult Obesity. 2010 - 2011. NIH.

Clarification of the Gene Environment Interaction of the GNB3 Gene and Establishing a Foundation for Genetic-Based Behavioral Intervention Research. 2008 - 2010. NIH.

The G Protein β3 Subunit C825T Polymorphism and C/T-Haplotype Connections to Maternal/Infant Weight. 2008 - 2010. NIH.

The G protein beta3 subunit C825T polymorphism and T-haplotype connections to maternal/infant weight. 2007 - 2010. University of Rochester School of Nursing Faculty Research Service Grant.

New Mother's Views of Exercise and Weight. 11/2004 - 9/2005. University of Rochester School of Nursing Faculty Research Service Grant.

Socialization Strategy, Temperament & Childhood Injuries. 9/2001 - 9/2004. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Publications

Groth, SW & Morrison-Beedy D. (n.d.). GNB3 and FTO Polymorphisms and Pregnancy Weight Gain in Black Women. Biological Research for Nursing.

Holland, ML, Groth SW. , Kitzman H.. (n.d.). Gestational Weight Gain and Health Outcomes 18 Years Later in Urban Black Women..

Lowmaster Csont, G, Groth, SW, Hopkins, P, & Guillet, R. (2014). An evidence based approach to breastfeeding neonates at risk for hypoglycemia. JOGNN, 43, 71-81. DOI:10.1111.1552-6909,12272.

Robertson Blackmore, E, Groth, S, Chen, D, Gilchrist, M, O'Connor, TG. (2014). Depressive symptoms and proinflammatory cytokines across the perinatal period in African American women. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 35 (1), 8-15.

Groth, SG, Morrison-Beedy, D. (2013). Low-income, Pregnant African. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 58 (2), 195-202.

Groth, S.W., & Morrison-Beedy, D.. (2013). Low-income, Pregnant African American Women's Views on Physical Activity and Diet. Journal of Midwifery and Women's HealthDOi:10.1111/j.1542-2011,2012.00203.x..

Groth, SW, Holland, ML, Kitzman, H, Meng, Y. . (2013). Gestational weight gain of Pregnant African American adolescents affects body mass index 18 years later . JOGNN, 42, 541-550.

Groth, SW., Holland, ML, Kitzman, H., Meng, Y.. (2013). Gestational weight gain of African American adolescents affects body mass index 18 years later. JOGNN, 42, 541-550; DOI: 10,1111/1552-6909.12230.

Groth SG, Morrison-Beedy, D, Meng, Y. (2012). How Pregnant African-. JOGNN, 41, 798-208.

Groth, S.W., Morrison-Beedy, D., & Meng, Y.. (2012). How Pregnant African-American Women View Pregnancy Weight Gain. JOGNN, 41, 798-808.

Groth, SW & Morrison-Beedy, D. . (2011). Obesity risk in urban adolescents:. Journal of the New York State Nurses Association..

Groth, S.W. & Morrison-Beedy, D.. (2011). Obesity risk in urban adolescent girls: nutritional intentions and health behavior correlates. Journal of the New York State Nurses Association, Spring/Summer.

Groth, S.W., Norsen, L., & Kitzman, H.. (2010). Long-term outcomes of advanced practice nursing. In M. D. Mezey., D. o. McGivern., E.M. Sullivan-Marx., & S. A. Greenberg (Eds.), Nurse practitioners: The evolution and future of advanced practice (5th ed.). New Springer.

Groth, S.W., Morrison-Beedy, D.. (2010). Smoking, substance use, and mental health correlates in urban adolescent girls. Journal of Community Health, DOI: 10.1007/s10900-010-9340-8. .

Groth, S.W.. (2010). Honorarium or coercion: Use of incentives for participations in clinical research. The Journal of the New York Nurses Association. Spring/Summer, 11-13.

Groth, S.W.. (2010). Adiponectin and polycystic ovary syndrome. Biological Research for Nursing.

Groth, S. W. & Kearney, M. H.. (2009). Diverse Women's Beliefs about Weight Gain in Pregnancy. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 54, 452–457.

Groth, SW. (2008). The long term impact of adolescent gestational weight gain. RINAH, 31, 108-118.

Groth, SW. David, T . (2008). New mothers' views of exercise and weight. MCN The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing , 33 (6), 364-370.

Groth, S. & David, T. (2007). New mothers' views of exercise and weight..

Groth, S. (2007). Are the institute of medicine recommendations for gestational weight gain appropriate for adolescents?. JOGNN, 36, 21-27.

Groth, S. (2006). Adolescent gestational weight gain: Does it contribute to obesity?. MCN The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 31 (2), 101-105.

Kitzman, H., & Groth, S . (2003). Long-term outcomes of advanced practice nursing. Nurse practitioners: Evolution of advanced practic.

Ryan, S., D'Aoust, R., Groth, S., McGee, K., & Small, L.. (1997). A faculty on the move into the community. Nursing and Health Care Perspectives, 18 (3), 138-141, 149..

Hill, D., Hinton-Walker, P., Groth, S., Chevalier, N., & Springer, A., . (1995). Adolescent care: Community-based faculty practice in a nursing center. Nursing Centers: The Time Is Now.

Presentations

Dried Blood Spots: A Methodology for Integration of Biomarkers into Behavioral Research.
Annual 26th Scientific Sessions, Eastern Nursing Research Society

e-Moms Roc: A Healthy Lifestyle Intervention for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Using Electronic Media. .
Seminar Series, UR Clinical Translational Science Institute

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March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awaqrds Gala, Genesee Valley Chapter March of Dimes Nurse of the Year Awards Gala

Eighteen years after pregnancy adolescent gestational weight gain still affects body mass index .
AWHONN

Racial differences in body mass index, affective symptoms and inflammatory markers during pregnancy and postpartum in low-income women.
Annual 25th Scientific Sessions, ENRS

Pregnancy and weight: a program of research.
UR School of Nursing National Council, UR School of Nursing

Physical Activity and Diet During Pregnancy: What Low-income, Pregnant African American Women Think .
AWHONN Convention, AWHONN

Obesity and the GNB3 C825T Allele in Pregnant African American Women.
25th Anniversary Concluding Scientific Symposium, Bringing Science to Life: A Healthier Tomorrow, NINR

Towards an understanding of pregnancy weight gain in African-American women.
International 41st Biennial Meeting, Sigma Theta Tau

Recruitment and retention of vulnerable populations: A panel .
Study Coordinators Organization for Research and Education Half-day Workshop: Health Research Management for the Study Coordinator, University of Rochester

Limiting the phenotypic effects of pregnancy related weight gain: A.
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) 25th Anniversary kick-off Symposium, Bringing Science to Life, NINR

Physical activity, nutritional intention, and general health risk in adolescent girls enrolled in a HIV intervention trial.
Sigma Theta Tau International 40th Biennial Meeting, Sigma Theta Tau

Genetics and genomics for the advanced practice nurse.
14th Annual Preceptor Education Workshops, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Recruitment and retention of African-Americans for genetic studies.
American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting and Exposition, American Public Health Association

Establishing a foundation for genetic-based behavioral research.
National Clinical and Translational Research Education Annual Meeting, National Clinical and Translational Research

The phenotype of obesity.
Fuld Lecture Series, University of Rochester School of Nursing

Establishing genetic based behavioral research.
visit of Dr. Barbara Alving, Director of the National Center for Research Resources, University of Rochester CTSI

The G Protein B3 Subunit C825T Polymorphism and Maternal/Infant Weight.
National State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research, National Institue of Nursing Research

New mother's views of exercise and weight.(preliminary findings).
Ecology of Obesity conference. , Cornell University

Adolescent weight gain during pregnancy and long term body mass index change.
Annual conference, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Adolescent weight gain during pregnancy and long term body mass index change.
MCH epidemiology conference, CDC

Pregnancy weight gain and body mass index 5 years later. .
Biennial Convention, American Nurses Association

Development of the life disruption scale.
Annual conference, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Pregnancy weight gain and body mass index 5 years later.
National Conference, NPWH

Pregnancy weight gain and body mass index 5 years later.
Annual conference, Eastern Nursing Research Society

Hormone replacement therapy, current practice and issues.
Special Interest Group continuing Education, Genesee Valley Nurses Association

Awards

Dr Margaret Comerford Freda Saving Babies Award.
AWHONN/March of Dimes, 2013

Fellow in the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2012

Promising New Investigator Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2010

Intramural Research Traineeship: Summer Genetics Institute at National Institutes of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health.
Natinal Institues of Nursing Research, 2006

Katharine Donohoe Scholarly Practitioner Award.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2004

Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2002

Outstanding Student Poster Presentation.
Eastern Nursing Research Society, 2001

Honorary Member Keadeians, University of Rochester.
University of Rochester, 2000

Induction into Sigma Theta Tau, Epsilon Xi.
Sigma Theta Tau, 1992

Summa Cum Laude.
Roberts Wesleyan College, 1975

Memberships

National League for Nursing, member

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, member; fellow

Sigma Theta Tau, member

Association of Women's Health , Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, member

Association of Women's Health , Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, Research Advisory Panel

Eastern Nursing Research Society, member

Genesee Valley Nurses' Association, board member

Nurse Practitioners for Women's Health, member

Western NY League of Nursing, board member

Genesee Valley Nurses' Association, member

Assoc. of Women's Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal, member

Community Service

University of Rochester, facilitator Healthy Start project

School of Nursing, Co-chair

WROC TV, expert in pregnancy and obesity

Hillside Family of Agencies, NP pregnancy expert

St Joseph's Neighborhood Center, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner