Susan Abbott

Susan Abbott is a nursing professional with nearly 20 years of experience in a wide range of services within the health care industry.  She has held positions as Clinic Nurse, Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing and she has worked in a variety of fields, from Family Medicine to Cardiac Step Down and Telemetry.  Susan has a passion for patient and family education, and that has been the hallmark of her career regardless of the particular position or discipline in which she has worked.  Susan has also facilitated or participated in a number of research initiatives, including her current work with MyGenetyx.

Outside of work, Susan enjoys sharing her practical medical knowledge by participating in medical missionary trips.  She has been to the Dominican Republic, Mexico and among the villages along the Amazon River during her annual trips to Brazil.  Susan and her husband of 36 years live in a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee, where she enjoys cooking, gardening and especially spending time with her sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren.  Susan is also active in her local church.