Susan Samuel (Alumni) - University of Calgary
|Award Type:||Career Development Award|
|Supervisor(s):||Drs. Brenda Hemmelgarn, Marcello Tonelli|
Dr. Samuel is a pediatric nephrologist and clinical researcher. She is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Community Health Sciences at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Her research goals are to improve care and outcomes of children with kidney disease and kidney failure. She leads the multi-centre Canadian Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome Project, a national initiative to improve care of children with nephrotic syndrome. She is also working with a multi-disciplinary team in Calgary to improve transition to adult care for youth with special health care needs. She serves on various committees to enhance child health and kidney research both locally and nationally, including serving as an Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.