Graham Nichol, M.D., MPH
Medic One Foundation Endowed Chair for Pre-hospital Emergency Care
Professor of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine
Director, UW Medical Center/Harborview Medical Center for Pre-hospital Emergency Care
Medical Director, University of Washington Clinical Trial Center
Dr. Nichol received an M.D. from the University of Western Ontario, London in Ontario, Canada, and an MPH from Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., and he has received numerous national awards and recognition for his work and leadership.
Dr. Nichol has served on the national American Heart Association’s Basic Life Support Subcommittee and Advanced Life Support Subcommittee. He served as chair of the Basic Life Support Subcommittee and received the American Heart Association Award of Merit. Dr. Nichol has served as a representative to the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation and co-founded and continues to co-direct the Resuscitation Science Symposium of the American Heart Association, the leading international venue for the presentation of cutting-edge science in resuscitation.
Dr. Nichol has worked closely with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as a reviewer and a grantee. He also has served in a leadership role as the chair of the epidemiology panel for the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute-sponsored PULSE conference and PULSE leadership group, which was dedicated to funding in resuscitation research.
Dr. Nichol is the co-principal investigator of the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Data Coordinating Center and co-investigator of the Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. He’s also the principal investigator of the Cascade Heart Rescue Project, which aims to improve cardiac resuscitation throughout Washington state. His research portfolio includes observational and randomized single-center and multi-center studies of interventions intended to reduce the sequelae of ischemia-reperfusion injury in patients with acute, life-threatening illness.
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