Professor Susan A. Ward

Professor Susan Ward

Susan is a physiologist with interests in the integrative aspects (control of ventilation, pulmonary gas exchange and muscle energetics) of stressors such as exercise and exposure to low-oxygen environments in health and disease, and have over 160 publications on these topics.

She is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the European Respiratory Society and (by invitation) the European College of Sports Science; having previously served as Chair of the Pulmonary Circulation, Gas Exchange and Exercise Group of the European Respiratory Society; immediate past Editor-in-Chief of the "European Journal of Applied Physiology".

She is presently a consultant for Xtreme Everest 2 (, a collaborative venture between Duke University USA, the University of Southampton and University College London. Sue presently operates a research and educational consultancy.