I graduated from Paisley University in 1988 with an Honours degree in Mathematical Sciences. Since then I have worked as a statistician, primarily in the field of health services research; from 1988 to 1990 at the Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen; from 1990 to 1994 at the Institute of Occupational Medicine, Edinburgh; and from 1994 to 1996 at Ayrshire and Arran Health Board, Department of Public Health. In 1993 I obtained an MSc by research from the University of Aberdeen, and in 1997 was awarded Chartered Statistician status. In July 2001 I took up the post of Programme Director at national unit for NMAHP research, developing the Urogenital Disorders programme. Current areas of research interest include conservative management of prolapse and urinary incontinence. The work of the programme involves systematic reviews (e.g. Cochrane reviews and overviews, International Consultation on Incontinence), multi-centre RCTs (e.g. POPPY, PREVPROL, OPAL) and implementation studies (e.g. PROPEL, UR-CHOICE). I was awarded my PhD from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2006 and a personal Chair in 2009.
Suzanne Hagen declared on the Thursday 22nd January 2015 that they did not have any existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations to disclose (NONE).