Mrs. Lefever serves as assistant professor of nursing. She received her B.S.N. from Goshen College in 1983, her Neonatal Nurse Practitioner certification from Georgetown University in 1991, and her M.S. from SUNY-Stonybrook in 2004.  She and her husband have one son. Suzanne has been at Cedarville since 2001.


  • M.S., SUNY-Stonybrook
  • C.R.N.P., Georgetown University Medical Center
  • B.S.N., Goshen College

Areas of Interest:

  • Neonatal, maternity, and women’s health
  • Nursing informatics

Selected Scholarly Activities:

  • Development and implementation of online nursing course for the Cedarville University School of Nursing and Center for Lifelong Learning
  • Participation in the Cedarville University Center for Teaching and Learning Faculty Development Cohort for the Inventive Professor

Professional Services:

  • Lancaster General Hospital Clinical Practice Council Subcommittee member for the development of the Registered Nurse Clinical Ladder based on Pat Benner’s model “Novice to Expert,” 1995–1997
  • Lancaster General Hospital Clinical Ladder Recognition Council member for the purpose of reviewing advanced-level portfolios and integration of the clinical ladder into the performance appraisal process, 1997–2001
  • Actively involved in the planning of Lancaster General Hospital’s Women and Babies Hospital, 1998–2000
  • Health fair, Dayton Avenue Baptist Church, Xenia, Ohio, 2010

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