incidence of pharmaceutical opioid misuse and overdose
Suzanne Nielsen is a Pharmacist and holds a PhD through Monash University 2008, investigating opioid and benzodiazepine interactions, and the impact of their concurrent use on the safety opioid substitution treatment.
Her current work is focussed on identifying and responding to prescription and over-the-counter drug related problems.
Suzanne has 15 years clinical experience as a pharmacist in substance dependence treatment settings having worked in both specialist treatment and community based alcohol and drug settings.
She has recently published a Cochrane review titled ‘Opioid Agonist Treatment for Pharmaceutical Opioid Dependent People’.