Suzanne Mason is Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Sheffield in the UK. She also holds positions as Honorary Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Clinical Director for Research and Development at Barnsley Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Mason is Deputy Director and Theme Lead (urgent care) of the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber (YH) Applied Research Centre (ARC) and National ARC Lead for Urgent and Emergency Care, NIHR Applied Research Centres.
Mason became the first woman in the UK to hold a Personal Chair in Emergency Medicine in 2010. She has also recently become an NIHR Senior Investigator.
Mason’s research interests include evaluating complex interventions in emergency and urgent care. She has extensive experience in multi-centre mixed methods studies in pre-hospital and emergency department settings. Her research informs the delivery of high quality emergency care to patients and in the evaluation of new roles and alternative pathways of patient care. She is also the data controller for a large linked dataset of routine patient data mapping urgent and emergency care journeys for the YH region. She is author of over 200 research publications