Susan Rodger joins NewMetrica

We are delighted to have a new colleague join us in the form of researcher, lecturer and experienced veterinarian, Susan Rodger.

Prof Jacky Reid says, "Susan was one of our most able students as an undergraduate at Glasgow University Vet School and has gone on to have a distinguished career.  I could not be more pleased to welcome Susan and to employ her knowledge in pursuit of our passion for measuring health and wellbeing in animals."

Susan graduated 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.  She then worked for the Scottish Agricultural College (now SRUC)  as a veterinary investigation officer before taking up a position as a veterinary research pathologist with the Moredun Research Institute in Edinburgh.  After taking a career break to raise her children, Susan has more recently been involved in teaching. veterinary public health, including animal welfare legislation, to fourth and final year students at the University of Glasgow.

At NewMetrica, Susan is primarily responsible for the collation, analysis and interpretation of data generated by our VetMetrica HRQL instruments.  She has a keen interest in mathematics and statistics and their application in veterinary medicine.