Susan Lampert Smith

Credentials: Retirement Date: 2019

Position title: Lecturer Emerita


Susan Lampert Smith taught science writing in LSC undergraduate curriculum since 1990 and mentored a large number of young science writers in successful careers. Additionally, Lamper Smith was a science writer for UW Health, focusing on research from the UW Carbone Cancer Center and UW School of Medicine and Public Health. She worked with media relations with outlets ranging from the BBC and Al Jazeera to Wisconsin Public Radio and the Dodgeville Chronicle. Lampert Smith formerly wrote an award-winning newspaper column and won the national Agricultural Journalism Award for a story on kids and farm safety. Additionally, she was a member of the National Association of Science Writers and the American Association of Medical College’s Group on Institutional Advancement.