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About the Chief Scientific Officer

Professor Sue Hill has worked for 20 years in respiratory medicine. She was appointed as Chief Scientific Officer in October 2002.

Professor Sue Hill continues to Chair the NOS HCS Project given its central role to the development of Healthcare Scientists within the NHS and in education and training modernisation programmes.

In the role of Chief Scientific Officer, Sue is committed to building the capacity of the Healthcare Science workforce and to developing Healthcare Scientists and their roles whilst raising their profile and recognition across the Department of Health.

Sue trained as a Clinical Physiologist and gained a PhD in Respiratory Sciences. She has worked in Respiratory Medicine in the major Teaching Trust in Birmingham and in the Department of Medicine at the University of Birmingham for over 20 years and has had a wide range of responsibilities.

In 2001 Sue was elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Biology and she was recently awarded a personal chair in Respiratory Medicine by the University of Birmingham and with Honorary Membership of the Royal College of Physicians.