Susan Chauncey Horky, LCSW, was born in New Jersey and lived in the northeast for many years, earning her BA Psychology from Yale University and her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton, MA. Susan lived in Boston for 16 years, working at Massachusetts General Hospital and maintaining a private psychotherapy practice. She and her husband moved to Gainesville in 1997 and she has been the Social Work Faculty for the Pediatric Pulmonary Center since 1998. She has served as a mentor for over 70 long term social work trainees. Susan retired from clinical work in the UF CF Program in 2017, but continues to teach and participate in administrative activities related to the PPC Training Program
Susan developed the UF site for Video Intervention/Prevention Assessment (VIA) program, loaning camcorders to teens with CF to learn about their lives and has published two articles on program findings. She has served on the boards of the Child Advocacy Center and the Alachua County Perinatal Mental Health Coalition. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, running and spending time with her husband and dog, Bandit.