Suzy Lockwood

Director, Undergraduate Nursing Studies & Center for Oncology Education & Research; Professor, Nursing

Educational Background

PhD, Urban Affairs with Nursing Focus, University of Texas at Arlington

MSN, Nursing Administration, University of Texas at Arlington

BSN, Texas Christian University

Teaching Responsibilities


Decision Science & Informatics, Complexity & Innovation, Advance Project & Practicum, Oncology Focus


Finance in Health Care, Oncology Focus, Advance Project

Leadership & Role Development, Oncology Focus

Areas of Interest in Research or Professional Practice

  • Cancer Survivorship (Individuals & Caregivers)
  • Gynecologic Cancers (Cervical & Ovarian)
  • Head & Neck Cancers
  • HPV
  • Lymphedema
  • Health Care Delivery
  • Economics in Health Care

Selected Publications

Lockwood, S. & Anderson, K. (2013). Postpartum safety: A patient centered approach to fall prevention. MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing. January-February: 38(1): 15-8: quiz 19-20.

Newcomb, P., True, B., Walsh, J., Dyson, M., Lockwood, S. & Douglas, B. (2013).  Maternal attitudes and knowledge about newborn screening. MCN. The American Journal of Maternal Nursing. September/October: 38(5):289-294.

Rhea, D.J., & Lockwood, S. (2012). Adults surviving lung cancer two or more years: A systematic review.  Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) Library of Systematic Reviews, 10 (34), 2295-2349.

Rhea, D.J. & Lockwood, S. (2012) Adults surviving lung cancer two or more years: a systematic review. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare. September: 10(3): 285-86.

Lockwood, S. , Batchelor, L & Bittenholder, E. (2010)  ICE-CREAM for Research: Increasing staff understanding about research. J NURSES STAFF DEV. 26(3), 129-33.

Lockwood, S., Donovan, H. S., Rambo, D., & Kuo, C. J. (2009). Women’s awareness of ovarian cancer risk and symptoms. American Journal of Nursing, 109(9), 2-11.

Lockwood, S., Tilley, D. S., & Walker, C. (2009). Faculty perceptions of an accelerated baccalaureate nursing program, Journal of Nursing Education, 25(4), 261-269.

Lockwood, S., & McIntyre, S. M. (2009). Understanding HPV disease and prevention: A guide for school nurses. Journal of School Nursing, 25(4), 261-269.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (Ed.). (2009). Contemporary issues in woman’s cancers. Sudbury, MA; Jones & Bartlett.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2009). The impact of gynecologic cancer on the family (pp. 279-296). In Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (Ed.),Contemporary issues in woman’s cancers. Sudbury, MA; Jones & Bartlett.

Walker, C., Tilley, D. S., Lockwood-Rayermann, S., & Walker, M. B. (2008). An innovative approach to accelerated baccalaureate nursing education. Nursing Education Perspectives, 29(6).

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2007). Case study: Lower limb lymphedema. ONCOLOGY Nursing Edition, 33(3), 553-562.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2007).  Gynecologic cancer survivors: An area for exploration? Cancer Nursing, 30(4), E11-E18.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2006). Secondary data analysis as a methodology to  investigate usual source of care and cervical cancer screening participation. The Journal of Theory Construction and Testing, 10(1), 15-21.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2006). Survivorship issues in ovarian cancer: A review. Oncology Nursing Forum, 33(3), 553-562.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2005). Provider influence in screening participation: Does it matter? Gynecologic Oncology, 99(3S1), S221.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2004). Characteristics of participation in cervical cancer screening. Cancer Nursing, 27(5), 353-363.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2003). Preceptors, leadership style, and the student practicum experience. Nurse Educator, 28(6), 247-249.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2003). Preceptor leadership style and the nursing practicum. Journal of Professional Nursing, 19(1), 32-37.

Hilton, L., Jennings-Dozier, K., Bradley, P., Lockwood-Rayermann, S., DeJesus, Y., Stephens, D., Rabel, K., Sandella, J., Sbach, A., & Widmark, C. (2003). The role of nursing in cervical cancer prevention and treatment. Cancer, Supplement,  98(9), 2070-2074.

Lockwood, S. (1993). Should nutritional support be withdrawn or withheld from the terminal patient? Leadership, 3(1), 2-6.

Recent Presentations

Rhea, D. & Lockwood, S. Adults surviving lung cancer two or more years: A systematic review. Oral Presentation, 8th Biennial Joanna Briggs International Colloquium, Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 2012 (Presenter: Lockwood, S)

Lockwood, S. (2009, June). Stethoscope diaphragm hygiene practice to reduce nosocomial infection. Presentation at Baylor Nursing Quality Summit, Dallas, TX.

Lockwood, S. (2009, June). Needleless IV devices: Infection risk and prevention in immune compromised patients. Presentation at Baylor Nursing Quality Summit, Dallas, TX.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2008, March). Lower body lymphedema & gynecologic cancer: A pilot study. Podium, 25th Annual Symposium Society of Gynecologic Nurse Oncologists, Denver, CO.

Walker, C., Lockwood, S., & Tilley, D. (2007, October). Patients are our teachers: Lessons learned from Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s short story, The Yellow Wallpaper. Poster presentation at the 34th Annual Conference Professional Nurse Educator Group, Portland, OR.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2007, October). Developing a clinical practice framework: Student preceptor interaction. Roundtable, 34th Annual Conference Professional Nurse Educator Group, Portland, OR.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2006, November). Lower body lymphedema & ovarian cancer: A preliminary study. Podium, National Lymphedema Network Biennial Meeting, Nashville TN.

Walker, C., & Lockwood, S. (2006, September). Faculty perceptions of an accelerated BSN track. Presentation at the National League for Nursing Education Summit, New York City, NY.

Walker, C., & Lockwood, S. (2005, October). A new model to accelerate baccalaureate nursing education for non-nurse college graduates.Presentation at the National League for Nursing Education Summit, Baltimore, MD.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2005, May). *Provider influence in screening participation: Does it  matter? Presentation at the 4th International Conference on Cervical Cancer, MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S.  (2004, November). Gynecology oncology nursing update: Panel session. 5th Annual; ONS Institutes of Learning, Nashville, TN.

Spence Cagle, C., Lockwood, S., & Whitworth, K. (2004, April). An interdisciplinary educational approach to fostering ethical leadership for diverse population health care needs. Presentation at the Foundations for Ethical Education in a Post-Enron Age, University of Texas, Austin, TX.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2004, February). Nursing opportunities for expansion and development in cervical cancer programming and control.Presentation at the 21st Annual Symposium in Gynecologic Oncology Nursing, San Antonio TX.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2003, November). Characteristics of participation in cervical cancer screening: A national study. Presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S., & Benefield, L. (2003, November). Development of functional leadership in baccalaureate nursing students. Poster presentation at the Sigma Theta Tau International Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S.  (2003, January). Post-graduate course “Supportive care and palliation: Lessening difficulties for the patient, her family, physicians, and staff”, Presentation title: Collaborative practice and spirituality, society of gynecologic oncologists. Presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting-The Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancers, New Orleans, LA.

Lockwood-Rayermann, S. (2002, May). Cervical cancer prevention and screening: Nurses can make a difference. Presentation at the 2nd International Conference on Cervical Cancer, sponsored by M D Anderson, John Hopkins, & National Cancer Institute, Houston, TX.

Certifications and Recognitions

  • Fellow in American Academy of Nurses (FAAN)
  • Oncology Certified Nurse (OCN)
  • AONE/HFMA’s Certificate in Health Care Finance for Nurse Executives

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs
  • Oncology Nursing Society
  • Texas Nursing Association/American Nursing Association

Professional Service

  • National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, National Board
  • American Cancer Society, High Plains Board
  • Ft Worth Adolescent Young Adult Cancer Coalition
  • Community Advisory Board, Moncrief Cancer Institute
  • Tarrant County Cancer Disparities Advisory Board
  • Kupferle Foundation Board

Honors and Awards

  • Inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nurses, October 2013
  • Nominee, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, Chancellors Award for Research & Creative Activity, 2012
  • Received AACN Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award, Private School without an Academic Health Center
  • Category for Baccalaureate Nursing Emphasis in Oncology Program, 2011
  • Nominee, Harris College Outstanding Researcher, Dean’s Research and Creativity Award, 2011
  • Recipient, Deans Teaching Award, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, 2010
  • Fellow, Leadership for Academic Nursing Program, American Association of Colleges of Nursing, 2010-2011
  • Nurse of the Year, Texas Nurses Association, District Three, 2010
  • HealthCare Hero, Fort Worth Business Press, 2010
  • Recipient, Charlotte Davis Hoffman Roach Oncology Nurse of the Year, 2008
  • Recipient, Ruth Eloise Sperry Teaching Excellence Award, 2008
  • President’s Award, Texas Nurses Association District 3, 2003