Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Susanna A McColley, MD

Susanna A McColley, MD

Chief of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics

Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonary Medicine)

Focus of Work


My major research interests are developing new therapies for cystic fibrosis, characterizing and treating early lung disease in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis, improving CF care and reducing outcomes disparities in high risk patients. I am also active in healthcare quality improvement at the practice and national level.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (1985)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics (1988)
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pulmonology (1991)
  • Board Certification: Pediatric Pulmonology