Dr Susan Rodger
BVMS PhD MRCVS
Susan has had a varied career in veterinary practice and research since graduating from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow in 1999. After working in mixed practice she returned to Glasgow to undertake research in the epidemiology of antimicrobial drug resistance in pigs, completing her PhD in 2004. Following this she worked for the Scottish Agricultural College (now SRUC) as a veterinary investigation officer. Susan then took up a position as a veterinary research pathologist with the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh where she worked on Toxoplasmosis, Chlamydophila abortus and Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs) and, where, as part of a team of pathologists, she was responsible for the histopathological diagnosis of neurological and reproductive conditions of ruminants referred from throughout Scotland.
After taking a career break to raise her children, she has recently been involved in teaching veterinary public health, including animal welfare legislation, to fourth and final year students at the University of Glasgow.