Michelle Nelson (on leave), PhD, CAPM

Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning

As the Senior Manager, Business Development and Strategic Planning for the IMPACT Clinical Trial Accelerator Program, Michelle is responsible for program’s day-to-day business operations. Michelle provides strategic direction for IMPACT services and offerings, leads the ongoing business development, supports research strategies, and the execution of clinical trials. She draws upon previous leadership and clinical research program management experience within the University of Calgary environment to ensure IMPACT provides the necessary services for new ventures to conduct clinical trials for the commercialization of new products.

Expertise and background:

  • PhD, Medical Sciences (specializing in clinical trials and patient-oriented research)
  • Certified Associate in Project Management
  • Specialized training in conduct and completion of patient-oriented clinical trials
  • Co-author of more than 25 peer-reviewed journal articles and abstracts