In memoriam: Susan Caudle

Susan E. Caudle, associate professor, Psychology Section, Department of Pediatrics died July 21, 2017 at the age of 50.

Dr. Caudle joined Texas Children’s Hospital in 1999 as an intern in Psychology. She received her Ph.D. in August 2000 and went on to complete her fellowship in Neuropsychology at Texas Children’s Hospital. Dr. Caudle was hired as a neuropsychologist at Texas Children’s in September 2001 and was appointed to the Baylor College of Medicine faculty in 2005. Dr. Caudle was an outstanding Pediatric Neuropsychologist who developed a rare specialty in the neuropsychology of hearing loss and patients undergoing cochlear implantation. Dr. Caudle also worked closely with medical teams caring for children in need of liver and heart transplants. She was a consummate team player and gifted teacher as well as a good friend and exceptional colleague throughout her career. She will be sorely missed.

Dr. Caudle is survived by her husband, Don Caudle; two daughters, Analise and Sophia; sister, Sarah Bodak; mother, Joan Bodak; and a host of relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Bodak.

There will be a memorial/remembrance service from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30, at the A.D. Bruce Religion Center, University of Houston, in Houston, Texas. Memorial gifts in Sue’s memory can be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at https://tinyurl.com/SusanCaudleDonation. Donations will be used to advance research, support patients, and create hope for those fighting pancreatic cancer.