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Sue O'Dwyer


Faculty of Health Sciences

Contact information

Science Building - Room 2065
North Oshawa
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, ON L1H 7K4

905.721.8668 ext. 5348



Sue O’Dwyer is a lecturer and laboratory instructor in the Medical Laboratory Science program. She received her Medical Laboratory Technologist certification from the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences (formerly the Toronto Institute of Medical Technology) in Ontario and was granted her Advanced Registered Technologist designation in Microbiology from the Canadian Society of Laboratory Technologists (CSMLS). She is currently registered with CSMLS and the College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario (CMLTO).

Prior to joining UOIT in 2007, Sue worked in clinical microbiology with special interests in parasitology and infection control. She also enjoyed helping elementary school children to discover the microscopic world as a presenter for Scientists in School.


Courses taught

Courses taught (past and present) at the undergraduate level:

  • Clinical Microbiology I;
  • Clinical Microbiology II; and
  • Foundations of Microbiology and Immunology.


  • Selected publications
    • Hewitt, C, O’Dwyer, S and Vearncombe, ME (1997). Laboratory Isolation of Clostridium tetani. Canadian Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 59(1), 20-22.
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