Professor Susan Goldstein

Deputy Director & COO
Professor Susan Goldstein



Prof Susan Goldstein is a public health medicine specialist and Deputy Director and COO at the SAMRC Centre for Health Economics and Decision Science-PRICELESS SA. She worked at the Soul City: Institute for Social Justice (SCI) for over 22 years, communicating about Health through drama with both adults and children.  She has a special interest in Social and Behaviour Change Communication(SBCC), and Health Promotion, focusing on the social, economic and commercial determinants of health, immunization and children. She has worked in Tobacco and Alcohol Control, as well as Sexual and Reproductive Health. As a medical student she co-founded a journal called Critical Health focusing on the political economy of health. She was also a founding member of the Woman’s Health Project. She has been active in the NGO sector, on a number of boards such as the Southern African Alcohol Policy Alliance (SAAPA).  and supporting community based organisations. Internationally she is on the Secretariat of the International SBCC Summit 2022,  The Independent Monitoring Board for Polio Eradication, and the steering Committee for the Sustainable Health Equity Movement(SHEM).

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Prof Goldstein worked clinically as a Primary Care doctor for 10 years

She worked at Soul City Institute for 22 years doing research, writing, managing productions, training, development of materials (TV, Radio and Print), social mobilization, and running campaigns.

She has taught at the Wits School of public health for many years and contributed to the development of the Masters in Public Health Social and Behaviour Change Communication stream.

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