Suela Sulo PhD MS


- Research and Innovation, Health Economics, Population Health Management, Health Policy -

Suela Sulo is a health outcomes researcher and currently leads the Health Economics, Outcomes Research, and Policy work for Abbott’s global nutrition research and development. Since joining Abbott in 2016, Suela has helped design and disseminate numerous research studies and quality improvement programs, which measure the impact of nutrition interventions on process and patient outcomes as well as healthcare costs.

Prior to joining Abbott, Suela was the manager of Patient Centered Outcomes Research for the largest healthcare system in Illinois, where amongst conducting research studies and programs in different therapeutic areas, she also led the efforts to implement a nutrition-focused quality improvement program developed to reduce 30-day readmissions and length of stay in hospitalized patients.

Suela received a Bachelor and Master of Science in Psychology and Counseling from University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, and a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with concentration in Healthcare and Human Services from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, USA.

Suela has over 15 years of research experience and has published more than 80 articles and book chapters in the areas of medicine, nutrition, healthcare management, and psychology.