Susan is Keynote Speaker at Ijona Skills. She has worked as a registered nurse (RN) in a variety of nursing specialties. She has also been the director of healthcare quality improvement, director of education and development, and held other healthcare leadership roles. She has appeared on local, state, national and international television and radio programs and is frequently interviewed for newspaper, magazine, and professional journal articles dealing with harassment and bullying. I have authored over 30 books, book chapters, and articles.
One of Dr. Strauss's areas of expertise is with bullying and harassment in healthcare- working as an expert witness for lawsuits, training, and conducting investigations. She researched physician abuse to RNs in the OR to determine if the abuse varied based on the gender of the nurse. Dr. Strauss has authored over 30 books, book chapters, and articles, and has been featured on local, national and international media. Susan has conducted seminars and consulted with organizations, including healthcare, globally In addition to her RN, Susan has a master's degree in community health science and holds a doctorate in organizational leadership.
Consulting And Training:
A variety of industries engage my services, including healthcare, government, education, law, business, small and large organizations, and the private and non-profit sectors.
I provide expert consulting and training for the enhancement and optimization of organizational culture. My expertise encompasses management coaching, strategic planning, and a variety of salient solutions and strategies that result in healthier, dignified, and more productive workplaces.
Attorneys representing either plaintiffs or defense hire me to serve as an expert witness for harassment and negligence (bullying) lawsuits. I am an expert witness for Title IX (education) and Title VII (workplace) lawsuits. With the increase of "bullying" complaints, I also function as an expert witness for negligence lawsuits.