Nutrition Interventions in Action: From Policy to Practice
Suela Sulo, PhD, MSc
|Date:||20 July 2023|
In this video, Suela Sulo, PhD, MSc will review the burden of malnutrition and recent health outcomes evidence; discuss pathways to care that have a positive impact on patients’ health and economic outcomes; and summarize recent programs and health policy advancements.
SUELA SULO, PHD, MS
Suela Sulo, Ph.D. is a health outcomes researcher and currently leads the Health Economics, Outcomes Research, and Policy work for Abbott’s global nutrition research and development. Since joining Abbott in 2016, Suela has helped design and disseminate numerous research studies and quality improvement programs, which support the development of pathways to care for at-risk or malnourished patients across different healthcare settings and demonstrate the impact of nutrition interventions on improving process, patient outcomes, and reducing healthcare costs.
Prior to joining Abbott, Suela was the manager of Patient Centered Outcomes Research for the largest healthcare system in Illinois, where amongst conducting research studies and programs in different therapeutic areas, she also led the efforts to implement a nutrition-focused quality improvement program developed to reduce 30-day readmissions, length of stay, and costs in hospitalized patients. This program has been implemented in hundreds of hospital systems across US and outside of the US, and has contributed to important advancements in nutrition policies.
Suela received a Bachelor and Master of Science in Psychology and Counseling from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with concentration in Healthcare and Human Services from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, USA.