Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

Editorial Director, Medscape Critical Care
Medscape Transplantation

Susan Smith received her BSN and MN degrees from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and her PhD in nursing/community health from Georgia State University, also in Atlanta. She has worked in the field of organ transplantation since 1981, specializing in the area of liver transplantation; she also worked in the field of critical care from 1973 through 1997. Dr. Smith was editor of the first comprehensive textbook on organ and tissue transplantation for nurses, and has also authored and contributed to numerous publications in the field of organ transplantation. She is the recipient of several grants, including the NIH Predoctoral Fellowship Grant, for research in organ transplantation. Dr. Smith was Director for Clinical Outcomes Assessment, Emory Hospitals, Atlanta. Dr. Smith joined Medscape in 1999.