Susanne graduated from veterinary school in Vienna Austria and did her doctoral thesis with the focus on syndromic surveillance at the Veterinary Public Health Institute in Bern.
During her doctoral thesis she developed a text mining tool for necropsy data in the scope of animal health surveillance. After her thesis, she conducted her residency program with the European College of Veterinary Public Health at the Veterinary Public Health Institute of the Vetsuisse Faculty in Bern. In between, she spent several periods in Scandinavia, working in wildlife research and ecophysiology. After her residency she was employed as a research assistant at the Institute.
During her time at the University, Susanne was involved in various projects in the area of veterinary public health. She worked closely together with federal authorities in differing topics related to animal health, risk analyses and surveillance. Considering herself as an allrounder, Susanne enjoys working in varying areas in multidisciplinary teams.