Susan has focused expertise in the rapidly changing health care marketplace, where significant business opportunities are developing for integrative and holistic health, genomics, nutraceuticals and patient engagement-technology solutions. She serves as a strategic development consultant to Howard University’s National Human Genome Center, where she leads development of strategic and business planning to develop a Joint Center for Genomics. Susan defined and implemented strategic organizational development for Amen Clinics Inc. as general manager for its Clinic Division, where she was responsible for strategic growth, clinical services delivery and operational management of six integrative psychiatric medical/neuroimaging clinics in the United States.
Her other assignments include director of strategic brand and communications for Ross University School of Medicine, vice president of strategic global affairs for New Hope Natural Media/Penton Media, president and vice president of business development-wellness at ECONET Inc. (Unigen, Univera, AloeCorp). As CEO of Citizens for Health, a national consumer advocacy nonprofit, Susan worked closely with federal legislative and health advocacy leaders to influence through public support the development of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Office of Dietary Supplements and the White House Commission on Complementary-Alternative Medicine.
Susan is involved with a number of organizations and associations that address health policy, patient-centered care, medical neighborhoods and health disparity issues. She serves on the board of the Integrative Health Policy Consortium and the advisory board of the Medical Neighborhood Forums.