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Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus

Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus

Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus CSC, Conflict Medicine

Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus works as a Consultant Surgeon in both public and private surgical practice. Ass. Prof Neuhaus holds a Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in General Surgery and is appointed as Clinical Associate Professor to the Department of Surgery, The University of Adelaide, in addition to her appointment as Associate Professor in Conflict Medicine. Susan has completed a PhD and is actively engaged in teaching, research and clinical trials.

Susan holds a number of academic, advisory and Board roles and has published widely, served as a reviewer and editor and written multiple book chapters, journal articles and a book ‘Radiology in Surgical Practice'.

Susan has also completed an Army career spanning over 20 years, in both the Regular Army and Army Reserve in a number of roles including command, clinical and administrative appointments. She is a graduate of the Australian Command and Staff College (Res) where she was recognized with the inaugural Deputy Chief of the Australian Defence Force Reserves Prize. She has held command at sub-unit and unit levels and was the Commanding Officer of 3 Health Support Battalion 2007-9. Her military service was recognized with the award of the Conspicuous Service Cross in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2009.

Susan remains actively involved in Veterans health issues and is widely published on issues of strategic and Defence health. Susan has been a Director, and is the current Chairman, of The Repat Foundation (formerly Foundation Daw Park) and was appointed to the inaugural Veterans Health Advisory Council, South Australia. She is also a previous Ambassador for the Defence Reserves Support Council, South Australia. She has particular interests in the specific health effects of military service within the servicewomen and female veteran cohort. In 2012, Susan was South Australian finalist for Australian of the Year.

(Photo courtesy of Maggie Elliott)

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