Dr Susie Lord

Dr Susie Lord


Faculty of Pain Medicine Board Member

Dr Susie Lord is currently clinical lead at the Children's Complex Pain Service, John Hunter Children’s Hospital, and conjoint senior lecturer, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Australia.

She studied medicine at the University of Newcastle and interned in Sydney, before undertaking PhD studies into procedures used for diagnosis and treatment of cervical spinal pain. She was awarded the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) research prize for her thesis and publications. She subsequently trained in anaesthesia & pain medicine in Newcastle, with a focused fellowship year training in paediatric pain in Sydney.

Dr Lord is an active member of professional groups including the IASP, IHS, Australian Pain Society (APS) and was inaugural chair of the APS pain in childhood special interest group. She is on lead committees for Electronic Persistent Pain Outcomes Collaboration (ePPOC) and the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation Pain Management Network, and is a contributor to the Pain and Palliative Symptom (PaPaS) cochrane review group. Her current interests include pain in childhood and adolescence, and improving care for First Nations people and those in regional, rural and remote areas.

Last updated 16:16 21.03.2020