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Robinson is new provider

Susan Robinson

Susan Robinson — a registered nurse and nurse practitioner — has joined Centra Medical Group’s Cumberland clinic.

According to a Centra press release, Robinson is a board-certified nurse practitioner who holds advanced cardiac life support certification.

Centra Southside Community Hospital spokeswoman Kerry Mossler said Robinson is the sole provider at the Centra Medical Group — Cumberland.

Central officials said in the release that Robinson has been a family nurse practitioner with Centra for seven years and has previous experience as a cardiology and ear, nose and throat nurse practitioner. She also has walk-in clinic experience, Centra officials said.

“Susan Robinson … was asked to fill a critical need at the Cumberland clinic, and she agreed to do so. Cumberland residents will benefit from her passion for people and nursing,” Mossler said. “She is a wonderful fit for the Cumberland community.”

Robinson previously held adjunct faculty positions at Georgetown, Old Dominion and Michigan State universities.

Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she held previous nursing positions in critical care, medical-surgical and home care, according to the release.

Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree from Columbia University and a Master of Science/nurse practitioner degree from Michigan State University. She is an associate member of the American Academy of Cardiology.

According to the release, Robinson’s husband, Tom, is a minister at Farmville Presbyterian Church.

Susan has two children and two grandchildren.

According to the release, Robinson loves running or walking the High Bridge Trail, swimming, traveling and reading.

The clinic is located on Route 60 at 1758 Anderson Hwy. in Cumberland. The clinic offers primary care for wellness and prevention, disease management, physicals and immunizations.