Susan Barnes, DNP

Susan Barnes, DNP

Instructor (Clinical)

264 Cohn, 5557 Cass Ave., Detroit, MI 48202

Office hours

Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Susan Barnes, DNP

Bio Sketch

Dr. Barnes is a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner with experience in community mental health and federally qualified health centers, treating patients across the lifesapn with a variety of mental health diagnoses.


  • DNP, Wayne State University, 2019
  • MSN, Wayne State University, 2016
  • BSN, Madonna University, 2012
  • AAS, Wayne County Community College, 2008

Research Interests

  • Mental health access and disparities
  • Substance misuse and treatment
  • Self-care for health professionals and students

DNP project planning:

  • Mindfulness in nursing
  • Screening for co-morbidities in mental health

Project types:

  • Quallity improvement

Clinical Area(s) of Expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance use disorder
  • Autism
  • Self-care in nursing

Courses taught by Susan Barnes, DNP

Winter Term 2024 (current)

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Spring-Summer Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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