Dr. Stuart Nicholls

Senior Clinical Research Associate & Strategy for Patient Oriented Research (SPOR) Facilitator
Clinical Epidemiology Program & Office for Patient Engagement in Research Activities (OPERA)

Dr. Stuart Nicholls is the Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research Program Facilitator in the Office for Patient Engagement in Research Activities (OPERA) at the Ottawa Methods Centre. Dr Nicholls consults with researchers to provide methodological guidance regarding all aspects of Patient-Oriented Research. He has over 20 years of health research experience, publishing over 80 peer reviewed articles. Dr. Nicholls was a member of the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre working group on developing a pan-Canadian accreditation system for Research Ethics Boards reviewing clinical trials and is a member of the Health Canada/Public Health Agency of Canada Research Ethics Board.