Susan Peckford completed a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lakehead University in 2000, an Honours Diploma in Addictions Counselling from NSCC in 2001, completed a Bachelor of Nursing in 2004 from Memorial University. She then completed the CAET’s Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program in 2012 and completed her Masters of Nursing Degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2013. She has worked as a Registered Nurse for over 14 years and has been involved with wound care since 2010. Since 2011 she has been active in the role of Regional Enterostomal Therapy Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Western Health Authority in Newfoundland. In her current role she is a leader who is heavily involved in both wound and ostomy care. She is heavily involved in policy development, staff education and committee work throughout the region.