Sue Ludwig is passionate about improving quality of life for infants who begin their journey in the NICU. A licensed occupational therapist and board-certified neonatal therapist, she is president and founder of the National Association of Neonatal Therapists, where she uses a blend of clinical expertise, innovation, and leadership skills to support the advancement of this specialized field on a global level.
Sue practiced as a neonatal occupational therapist at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center for over 20 years and has consulted in the NICU space since 2003.
She is the media expert in neonatal therapy for the American Occupational Therapy Association, a member of the steering committee for the National Coalition for Infant Health, and a medical advisory board member for Hope for HIE. Sue has received the Laura Edmunds Lectureship Award from UMass Memorial Medical Center, the Individual Contribution to Maternal & Child Health Award from the National Perinatal Association, and the Entreleadership Momentum Award from Ramsey Solutions. She has also been named a Graham’s Foundation Resilience Honoree.
Sue is a sought-after speaker, consultant, writer, and educator. Her book, Tiny Humans, Big Lessons: How the NICU Taught Me to Live with Energy, Intention, and Purpose was released in March of 2022.
Sue lives in Cincinnati, Ohio with her husband and a couple of dogs and has two grown children.