Gregg Nelson

MD, PhD
University of Calgary
Deputy Department Head

Research Interests:

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) HPV Vaccination in First Nations

Brief Bio:

Dr. Gregg Nelson is Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Cumming School of Medicine. He is also Section Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. His principal research interests are the development and study of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols in OB-Gyn and cancer surgery and interventions to improve HPV vaccination in First Nations populations. He holds the position of Surgical Lead, ERAS Alberta and he also leads the ERAS® Society Women’s Health Chapter that published the ERAS® Guidelines for Gynecologic/Oncology Surgery, ERAS® Guidelines for Cesarean Delivery, and ERAS® Guidelines for vulvar and vaginal surgery. He leads the EHVINA study – Enhancing HPV Vaccination In First Nations Populations in Alberta – a $1,250,000 project funded by Alberta Innovates/Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund. Dr. Nelson has authored 140 peer-reviewed publications, 4 book chapters and is the editor of the upcoming ERAS® Society Handbook for Obstetrics & Gynecology (Elsevier). He has presented numerous times internationally, serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer and is the Secretary of the ERAS® Society

 Gregg Nelson

MD, PhD
University of Calgary
Deputy Department Head

Research Interests:

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) HPV Vaccination in First Nations

Brief Bio:

Dr. Gregg Nelson is Professor and Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Cumming School of Medicine. He is also Section Chief of Gynecologic Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre. His principal research interests are the development and study of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols in OB-Gyn and cancer surgery and interventions to improve HPV vaccination in First Nations populations. He holds the position of Surgical Lead, ERAS Alberta and he also leads the ERAS® Society Women’s Health Chapter that published the ERAS® Guidelines for Gynecologic/Oncology Surgery, ERAS® Guidelines for Cesarean Delivery, and ERAS® Guidelines for vulvar and vaginal surgery. He leads the EHVINA study – Enhancing HPV Vaccination In First Nations Populations in Alberta – a $1,250,000 project funded by Alberta Innovates/Alberta Cancer Prevention Legacy Fund. Dr. Nelson has authored 140 peer-reviewed publications, 4 book chapters and is the editor of the upcoming ERAS® Society Handbook for Obstetrics & Gynecology (Elsevier). He has presented numerous times internationally, serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Gynecological Cancer and is the Secretary of the ERAS® Society