Faculty & Staff

photo of Suzanne  Leveille

Suzanne G. Leveille, PhD, RN

  • Professor of Nursing, Interim Associate Dean for Research, College of Nursing and Health Sciences Director, GoKids Boston
  • Telephone: 617.287.7279
  • Office Location: S-02-13A

Areas of Expertise

Epidemiology of Aging and Disability, Gerontological Nursing, Research Methods, Chronic Pain


PhD (Epidemiology), MN (Gerontological Nursing), University of Washington
BSN, Georgetown University

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

Suzanne Leveille is an epidemiologist with an extensive background in gerontological nursing. As the lead investigator with the MOBILIZE Boston Study II, Professor Leveille is pursuing a number of research questions relevant to chronic pain as a cause of falls and disability in this population-based cohort study of older adults funded by the National Institute on Aging. As a faculty member with the Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,  Professor Leveille is studying ways to empower patients through use of patient internet portals. She is also collaborating on a number of projects involving geriatric physical impairments, the role of neighborhood environment in geriatric falls, and pain management in older adults.

Teaching Expertise
Principles of Epidemiology, Mixed Methods Research Design

Awards and Accomplishments
Eastern Nursing Research Society, John A. Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Practice Research Award