Research Fellow – Statistics
Susanna joined the AusHSI team in June 2019 as a Statistician. Her research experience spans the academic and not-for-profit sectors, and she has collaborated with government organisations domestically and internationally (Queensland Health, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, New Zealand Ministry of Health).
Her research focus is to quantify and understand differences in chronic disease outcomes based on where people live, with a particular interest in survival disparities. Her work has directly informed government policy aimed at reducing cancer inequalities based on residential location.
Susanna holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Science), Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Graduate Certificate of Science (Statistics) and a PhD in Biostatistics.
Science and Technology Australia awarded Susanna as a Superstar of STEM and she is passionate about encouraging others to consider a career in statistics. As a high-performing early career researcher, she has more than 2400 citations, and an h-index of 15 (Source: Google Scholar).