Susan Chauncey Horky


Susan Chauncey Horky was born in New Jersey and spent her formative years in the northeast earning her BA Psychology from Yale University and her MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in Northampton. She has extensive social work experience at both ends of the age spectrum and finally came to her senses migrating to Florida in 1997. She has been the Social Work Faculty for the Pediatric Pulmonary Center since 1998. She has been very productive in this role providing patient services and serving as mentor for over 25(?) long term trainees in the social work field. She is recognized as an outstanding mentor for these students having received the prestigious award as Florida State University Social Work Field Instructor of the Year in 2005.

Susan is involved in many community groups working to raise money for the CFF and serving on the Board of the Child Advocacy Center. She has a special expertise and interest in the areas of health care transition and cultural competence playing a key role in the development of the renowned Cross Cultural Healthcare Case studies developed as a Pediatric Pulmonary Center collaborative project. Susan is a devoted wife to her husband and a devoted dog mom to Boogie. In her spare time she enjoys running and eating spicy food cooked by her husband!

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