Dr Gregg Nelson appointed as new Secretary of the Executive Committee

It is with great pleasure that the ERAS® Society announces the appointment of Dr Gregg Nelson from Calgary Canada as the new Secretary of the Executive Committee.

Dr. Gregg Nelson obtained his MD and PhD degrees at the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada) and subsequently continued on to complete his sub-specialization in Gynecologic Oncology at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.  He is Associate Professor in the Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine in Calgary and is Chair of the Provincial Gynecologic Oncology Tumor Team.  Dr. Nelson’s principal research interest is the development of enhanced recovery protocols in surgery and he holds the position of Surgical Lead, ERAS Alberta.  Dr. Nelson leads the international group that published the ERAS Guidelines for Gynecologic/Oncology Surgery and is the Chair of the Gynecology Chapter of the ERAS® Society.

With the growing presence in North America of the ERAS Society and the excellent experiences from Alberta the Society is particularly pleased to have Dr. Nelson serving at a central position of the ERAS® Society.

Olle Ljungqvist, Chairman the Executive Committee