Nick Clark

Senior Lecturer, Operating Department Practice

Faculty:Faculty of Medical Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Anatomy and physiology , Operating department practice

Courses taught: Operating Department Practice

Nick has a professional background in Operating Department Practice and his teaching specialisms are: fundamentals of anatomy and physiology, research and critical thinking and mentorship.


Nick’s professional background is as an Operating Department Practitioner, theatre-based, specialising in anaesthetics. Nick moved into teaching Higher Education 13 years ago, when he developed a Diploma in Operating Department practise for HSHS. He currently teaches on the Foundation degree programmes covering issues such as Anatomy and Physiology in healthcare, research and critical thinking and its application in healthcare. The courses that Nick teaches on are all based in the classroom. Nick is currently studying for a Professional Doctorate an EdD with Anglia Ruskin University.

Research interests

  • Why undergraduates choose their profession
  • Feminisation of the Operating Department Practice, the curriculum and assessment process

Areas of research supervision

  • EdD


MSc Clinical Education

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange

  • External Examiner for Nothumbria University
  • External Examiner for Portsmouth University