Senior Research Fellow, UNSW

Suzanne Nielson received her PhD from Monash University in 2008. She joined the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre in 2014. Her current work is focussed on identifying and responding to prescription and over-the-counter drug related problems. She is involved in a number of prospective cohort studies examining the complex trajectories of prescription and over-the-counter opioid use, in addition to clinical studies examining pain management for people with concurrent pain and opioid dependence.


  • 2014–present
    Senior Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW


  • 2008 
    Monash University, PhD