Dr. Susan C. Dollar


Social Work

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Social Work
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897




  • PhD, Social Work, 1998, Tulane University 
  • MSW, 1990, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Bachelor of Health Services Management, 1981, University of Missouri-Columbia


  • Licensed clinical social worker, State of Missouri, 2001-present


  • Social Work Policy
  • Research and Services
  • SWK 502/602 Rural Health and Health Literacy for the Human Services

Research and professional interests

  • Rural health disparities among at-risk groups
  • Grant work involves health literacy skill building among active seniors
  • Serves on the editorial board for the “Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation”

Awards and honors

  • Selected to the Leadership Academy in Aging, New York Academy of Medicine & National Association of Deans and Directors, August 2011
  • Leslie Hewes Award for best social science article, Great Plains Research of 2007, co-authors Drs. Suzanne Walker and Robert Amoker, fall 2008