Professional Activities

Academic Appointments

1986-1989 Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Medicine
1989-1991 Assistant Professor in Residence, Department of Pediatrics
UCLA School of Medicine
1991-2000 Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
UCLA School of Medicine
1996-1997 Instructor, Division of Family Medicine
USC School of Medicine
2000-2004 Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Pediatrics
UCLA School of Medicine

Research Activities:

  • Served as Co-Principal Investigator with Steven Barlow, PhD from University of Kansas for an NIH Grant “Randomized Trial Evaluating the Effect of Patterned Oral Somatosensory Entrainment Stimulation Program (NTrainer) on Suck Development, Oral Feed Performance, Length of Hospital Stay, and Growth Among 6 Groups of Newborn Infants Born Between 26 and 40 Weeks Gestational Age.” (2007-2013)  
  • Also served as Co-Investigator with Dr. Barlow for a related project:  “Vestibular stimulation rate and acceleration alters sensorimotor integration of the respiratory central pattern generator for chest wall kinematics in preterm infants.” (2010)
  • Supervised several research projects for Pediatrix Medical Group including Sound Gene study, Amino Acid study, and Causes of Mortality study.

Member of:  Perinatal Critical Care Committee, Maternal-Child Health Operational Committee, Pediatric Committee, hospital-wide Quality Improvement Committee.


11-1999 Productivity and Quality Award presented by the Los Angeles County
Quality and Productivity Commission for creation of the Respiratory Syncytial Virus Prevention Program at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center.
4-2011 Quality Improvement Award from Mednax Company.
9-2011 Marjorie S. Sirridge Outstanding Women in Medicine Award, UMKC School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO
10-2011 Received the “Saving Babies Together” award from the Topeka March of Dimes.
4-2012 Neonatal Research Award, awarded by Mednax Company, for outstanding contributions to company-wide research projects.
4-2014 Recognized at Topeka YWCA’s 26th Annual Leadership Luncheon, “Breaking Barriers”

Activities in Scholarly and Professional Societies, and Community Organizations


  • Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member of Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society
  • Member of Physician Advisory Panel to Government Relationship Committee of Pediatrix Medical Group (2010-present)
  • Member Board of Directors of National Perinatal Association (2012-present).  As Board member, Dr. Hall led a multidisciplinary group with the task of developing recommendations for Psychosocial Support of NICU Parents, and moderated an all-day Summit on this topic in St. Louis, October 15, 2014.  The group is in the process of writing journal articles on their recommendations.

    Past activities:

  • Member of Board of Directors of PAC-LAC (Perinatal Advisory Council:  Leadership, Advocacy and Consultation).
  • Member of California Association of Neonatologists
  • Member of Planning Committee for American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Perinatal Pediatrics District VI Neonatology meeting, Chicago, IL, September 18-19, 2009
  • Served as Honorary Co-Chair of March of Dimes Fundraising Event in Topeka, KS, November 4, 2010
  • Member Board of Directors, Ronald McDonald House of Northeast Kansas (2011-2013)
  • Selected to represent the state of Kansas at the national March of Dimes Volunteer Leadership Conference, 2013
  • Member Board of Directors and Legislative Affairs Chair for the Kansas March of Dimes (2012-2014)
  • Member of Kansas Maternal Child Health Council (2010-2013)
  • Participant in Healthy Kansans 2020, initiative by Dr. Robert Moser, Secretary of Kansas Department of Health & Environment (2012-2014)
  • Founding Chairperson of Kansas Perinatal Quality Collaborative (2013-2014)


Sue Lyddon Hall



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