Respiratory, sleep and general physician |
Susan is a Respiratory, Sleep and General Physician and a Conjoint Lecturer in Medicine with the Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle. She works as a Staff Specialist at the Calvary Mater Newcastle and in private practice. She has a particular clinical, teaching and research interest in occupational lung diseases and the medical needs of patients with chronic mental illness. She does patient advocacy and medicolegal work particularly in the field of coal, asbestos and silica related lung diseases and occupational asthma. She has also published in these fields. Susan is a member of the NSW Dust Diseases Board and the Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease Special Interest Group of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.