School of Applied Sciences
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science
Professor Susan Hill is a respiratory scientist, working for most of her career in the NHS and academia in Birmingham.
She is professional head of the scientific workforce in the NHS and related organisations, and came into post as Chief Scientific Officer in 2002. She provides advice to senior government officials on the healthcare science workforce and leads on, and contributes to the development of policy.
Susan is passionate about bringing science in health to life for young people, which she does as part of her role as DH Science and Society Champion. She is Vice President of the British Lung Foundation and was awarded an OBE in 2005.