Susie Whitworth

Academic Coordinator
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Bobbie Sue Whitworth received her PhD in Organization and Management in 2005. She received her MSN in Community Nursing in 1999. Dr. Whitworth currently serves as the Core Academic Program Coordinator for the MSN program at Walden University. Prior to her role at Walden University, Dr. Whitworth served as Director of Education for a web-based organization, a subject matter expert for the development of nursing curriculum, and a Nurse Administrator for a large home care organization. She has been teaching since 1999 and has been teaching online since 2004. Dr. Whitworth is a member of several professional organizations, including the PhiNU Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, where she served as treasurer from 2021 - 2023.

Courses Taught

NURS 6001 - Foundations for Graduate Study

NURS 6050 - Policy and Advocacy for Improving Population Health

NURS 6052 - Essentials of Evidence Based Practice


PhD, Capella



Frazer, C., Hussey, L. C., Whitworth, B. (2017). In the Midst of Zika: The Role of Childbirth Professionals. International Journal of Childbirth Education