Associate Professor Susan Neuhaus


Susan Neuhaus AM CSC is a graduate of the University of Adelaide, a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and former Army officer. Susan is a member of the Section of Surgical History and has extensively published and presented over many years on historical topics, including to the Cowlishaw Symposium and Surgical

News. She has been the recipient of both the RACS Lumley Exchange Fellowship – to undertake post Fellowship training at the Royal Marsden Hospital, London and the RACS Younger Fellows Leadership Exchange Scholarship – as Visiting Professor to the American Academic Surgeons Meeting, USA.In 2003-2004 Susan held a position as Reader at the Wellcome Trust History of Medicine Library in the United Kingdom. Susan is an appointed member of Council of the Australian War Memorial and co-Patron of the Virtual War Memorial Australia. Susan’s publications, focused largely on military and surgical history and the often-overlooked historical contributions of women, are recognised nationally and internationally. In 2012 Susan was the recipient of a ‘Saluting their Service’, Department of Veterans Affairs Grant for A History of Australian Medical Women; WWII, Vietnam and Peaceoperations and of an Australian Army History Unit Grant for A History of the Australian Army’s Female Medical Professionals – From the Western Front to Contemporary Operations. In 2014 she co-authored Not for Glory: a century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies which in 2018 was adapted by The Shift Theatre into the acclaimed play Hallowed Ground: Women Doctors at War.