James H. Nichols

Professor
Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA

James H. Nichols, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB is a Professor of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  Dr. Nichols received his B.A. in General Biology/Premedicine from Revelle College, University of California at San Diego.  He went on to complete a Masters and Doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  Jim was a fellow in the Postdoctoral Training Program in Clinical Chemistry at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.  He is board certified in both Clinical Chemistry and Toxicological Chemistry by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry.  Dr. Nichols spent several years as Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry, Director of Point-of-Care Testing, and an Associate Professor of Pathology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions.  Jim later served as Medical Director of Clinical Chemistry for Baystate Health in Springfield, MA and was a Professor of Pathology at Tufts University School of Medicine.  Dr. Nichols’ research interests span evidence-based medicine, information management, laboratory automation, point-of-care testing and toxicology.