Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader

Division: Institute for Global Health and Development

Tel: 0131 474 0000

Suzanne Fustukian (MSc, BA) is a Senior Lecturer in the Institute for Global Health and Development and Programme Leader for all IGHD programmes. She is also a member of the Institute for Global Health and Development Research Centre.

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Suzanne Fustukian is a social scientist specialising in governance and health systems development, with a particular focus in fragile and conflict-affected states. She has over 35 years experience in health and development issues, and has worked with state and academic institutions and NGOs in a variety of countries. Before joining IGHD, she held academic positions at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and the University of Bristol. Prior to this, she was co-Director of the Appropriate Health Resources and Technologies Action Group (AHRTAG) from 1988-1996.

Research/Knowledge Exchange Centre Membership:


Please see my research publications in eResearch – Queen Margaret University’s repository

Research Grants & Contracts Funding:

  • ReBUILD - Research for building pro-poor health systems during the recovery from conflict.               

The ReBUILD Consortium is an international research partnership working for improved access of the poor to effective health care and reduced health costs burdens, through the production and uptake of a coherent body of high quality, policy-relevant new research on health systems financing and human resources for health in post-conflict countries. ReBUILD is led in the UK by the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, working with partner research organisations in Cambodia, Sierra Leone, Uganda and Zimbabwe. ReBUILD is funded by the UK Department for International Development.

Suzanne leads and teaches in the areas of Theories of Social Justice, Social Justice in Practice, Global Health and Social Policy, Social Development Policy and Practice and Strengthening Health and Health Systems in Fragile and Conflict-affected States.