Suzanne Rivera, PhD, MSW

Vice President for Research, Office of Research and Technology Management


  • PhD, Public Policy, University of Texas at Dallas, 2008
  • MSW, University of California-Berkeley, 1993
  • BA, Brown University, 1991

Underserved Populations and Community Research

  • Research ethics
  • Science policy
  • Social inequalities in clinical trials
  • Scientific integrity

Suzanne Rivera, PhD, MSW research interests include research ethics, science policy, and social inequity in clinical trials. Specifically, she is interested in the areas of human subjects protection related to privacy, biobanking and research compliance.