Suzanne Nielsen

Assoc Professor

20032021

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Biography

Associate Professor Suzanne Nielsen (BPharmSc[Hons] PhD MPS) is the Deputy Director of the Monash Addiction Research Centre in Melbourne, and an NHMRC Career Development Fellow.

She has published over 130 scientific publications and given over 180 national and international conference presentations. Her research has led to a greater understanding of how to identify and respond to prescription and over-the-counter drug-related problems.  She has informed legislative change in Australia to reduce pharmaceutical drug harm (e.g. rescheduling of codeine and alprazolam), expanded overdose prevention with naloxone in primary care settings, and informed clinical guidelines on the use of opioid agonist treatment for prescribed opioids dependence.

Research area keywords

  • Addiction
  • opioid
  • prescription drug
  • dependence
  • Substance Abuse
  • Implementation science

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