Susanne Quallich, PhD

Assistant Professor, Urology
Andrology Nurse Practitioner


Susanne A. Quallich, PhD, ANP-BC, NP-C, CUNP, FAUNA, FAANP has been working as a nurse practitioner for over 27 years. Her career has focused on improving the care of men by focusing on raising awareness of men's sexual and reproductive health needs, and emphasizing preconception fertility care for men. She has been engaged in clinically-based research that quickly translates to improvements in their care; her present research interests include chronic pelvic and genital pain issues in men, and psychosocial characteristics of men seeking fertility care.  Her clinical focus includes chronic pain issues in men, and men’s sexual, reproductive and genital health needs. She is the Editor-in-Chief of Urologic Nursing, and co-chair for the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Urology and Nephrology Special Interest Group.


Andrology, General and Community Health

Clinical Interests

Male genital pain, chronic male pelvic pain, male infertility/fertility and preconception care, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, benign male genital conditions, testosterone management



  • 2010 - 2017 - PhD, University of Michigan School of Nursing
  • 1994 - 1996 - MSN, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1992 - 1994 - BSN, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1989 - 1993 - BS, Biology, John Carroll University 


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society
  • Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates
  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Women in Urology, Inc.
  • Society for the Study of Male Reproduction
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • Society for Male Reproduction in Urology
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Published Articles or Reviews

Quallich, S., Lajiness, M., Engberg, S., & Gray, M. (2023). Patient Education in Intermittent Catheterization: A Consensus Conference. Journal of Wound Ostomy & Continence Nursing, 50(5), 393-399. 

Quallich, S. A., Thompson, T., Jameson, J., Wall, K., Lajiness, M. J., Powley, G., ... & Hemphill, J. (2023). Management of Patients after Suprapubic Catheter Insertion [SUNA White Paper]. Urologic Nursing, 43(2), 61.

Quallich, S. A., Quentin Clemens, J., Ronstrom, C., James, A. S., Kreder, K. J., Henry Lai, H., ... & Sutcliffe, S. (2022). Flares and their impact among male urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome patients: An in‐depth qualitative analysis in the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network. Neurourology and Urodynamics, 41(6), 1468-1481.

Singh, A., Lassner, J. W., Sleiman, M. G., Diaz, A., Quallich, S., & Modi, P. K. (2022). Advanced Practice Providers and Wait Times in Urology Offices: A Secret Shopper Study. Urology Practice, 9(5), 389-395.

Brand, T. C., Mitchell, K., Quallich, S., Rubenstein, J., Zwarick Shanley, K., Gutierrez, A., ... & Spitz, A. (2022). Current State of Advanced Practice Providers in Urological Practice. Urology Practice, 9(1), 1-7.

Quallich, S.A. (2022). Essentials of postoperative pain management and the urology patient. Urologic Nursing, 42(1), 18- 24, 29.

Quallich, S.A., Bumpus, S.M., Ardisson, K.M., Lajiness, M.J. (2021). Updated Competencies for the Nurse Practitioner Working with Adult Urology Patients. Urologic Nursing, 41(3), 126-140. DOI: 10.7257/1053-816X.2021.41.3.126

AUA Current State of Advanced Practice Providers in Urologic Practice (2021).

Quallich, S., & Lajiness, M. (2021). Defining the Urology Nurse Practitioner Role in the US: A Delphi Study. JAANP. doi: 10.1097/JXX.0000000000000548

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