Canadian Medical Association

Tsawwassen, BC; St. Mary’s Medical School (England), 1960; psychiatry. Died following a major stroke Feb. 7, 2021, aged 84. Survived by 3 children. “In England she attended the Bedford High School for Girls as a ‘scholarship girl,’ and then was one of the very few women at the time to attend St. Mary's Medical School in London. [After moving to Canada], Sue became a respected psychiatrist with the BC Children’s Hospital and a full professor with the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine. She also wrote 2 books and numerous journal articles. As a passionate child psychiatrist, feminist and advocate for victims of abuse by doctors and therapists, Sue touched many lives. After retiring at age 78, she continued to volunteer for the Therapy Abuse Link Line, helping countless others.”

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