Walley Susan 2017SQUARE

Professor
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine


Education

Undergraduate Degree in Chemisty and Biology
Duke University

Medical School
Medical College of Georgia

Pediatric Residency
UAB Department of Pediatrics/Children’s of Alabama

Pediatric Hospital Medicine Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Advanced Training
Intermountain Healthcare Advanced Training Program in Health Care Delivery Improvement

Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist (CTTS)

Leadership Roles

CME Chair and Board Member, AL Chapter of the AAP
QI Director, UAB Pediatric Residency Program
Medical Director, Tobacco Consult Service UAB Health System
Principal Investigator, Alabama Department of Youth Tobacco Prevention Program

National Involvement
Chair, American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Tobacco Control 
Faculty Speaker for the AAP Julius Richmond Center of Excellence
AAP PREP Hospital Medicine Editorial Board

Awards
UAB Health Leadership Academy Class of 2019
UAB Becky Trigg Outstanding Woman Faculty Member

Research 
Tocacco use and tobacco smoke exposure
E-cigarettes and Vaping 
Improving inpatient care for asthma and bronchiolitis
Value in Inpatient Pediatrics

Interests

Interventions to decrease youth tobacco use and tobacco smoke exposure, including electronic cigarettes, use of quality improvement methodology to improve care for common inpatient diagnoses including  asthma exacerbations and bronchiolitis