About Us

Susan Finkle BSN, RN, CLNC

Education and Career History

Susan Finkle is a certified legal nurse consultant. She graduated from Northwestern University School of Nursing in 1988 with a BSN. Prior to this she graduated from Northwestern University with a BA in Biology and high school level teaching certification.

Throughout her career, Susan has worked in a variety of healthcare and research positions. Most recently, she has worked doing clinical research for an Orthopaedic practice. Previously, she worked as an office nurse in an OB/Gyn practice. She has also worked as a floor nurse on a general Med-Surg unit. Additionally, she performed medical research at Northwestern Medical School in the Department of Allergy and Immunology.

Although Susan has been busy pursuing her career, she has continued to stay involved in her community. She has served as treasurer to two different community groups, has been actively involved as a leader and trainer in the Boy Scouts of America, and maintained teaching and leadership roles in her church.


Prodromos CC, Hecker A, Joyce B, Finkle S, Shi K. Elongation of Simulated Whipstitch Post Anterior Cruicate Ligament Reconstruction Tibial Fixation after Cyclic Loading. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthosc, Aug 2009; 17(8): 914-19.

Boxer MB, Grammer LC, Shaughnessy MA, Gerwuz A, Finkle SM, Patterson R. Soluble Copolymers of Yellow Jacket, Yellow Hornet, and White Faced Hornet With Human Albumin For Venom Immunotherapy. Allergy Proc, 1989 Mar-Apr; 10(2):127-31.

Grammer LC, Shaughnessy MA, Bernhard MI, Finkle SM, Pyle HR, Silvestri L, Patterson R. The Safety and Activity of Polymerized Ragweed: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of 81 Patients With Ragweed Rhinitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1987 Aug; 80(2):177-83.

Grammer LC, Shaughnessy MA, Finkle SM, Shaughnessy JJ, Patterson R. A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial of Polymerized Whole Grass Administered in an Accelerated Dosage Schedule for Immunotherapy of Grass Pollinosis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1986 Dec; 78(6):1180-4.

Grammer LC, Shaughnessy MA, Finkle SM, Shaughnessy JJ, Patterson R. Safety & Immunogenicity of Immunotherapy With Polymerized Tree, Grass and Ragweed In Patients With Multiple Inhalant Sensitivities. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 1986 Jan; 77(1 Pt 1):53-8.