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Nathan N. O'Hara, MHA

Academic Title:

Research Associate

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Research Administrator

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-9579

Education and Training

University of British Columbia, BComm, 2006

University of British Columbia, MHA, 2013


Nathan O'Hara manages the research program within the Department of Orthopaedics. His research focuses on the socioeconomic implications of trauma and the integration of patient preferences into clinical research.

Research/Clinical Keywords

health economics; patient preferences; socioeconomic impacts; orthopaedic trauma; global health; clinical trials

Highlighted Publications

O’Hara NN, Pollak AN, Welsh CJ, O’Hara LM, Kwok AK, Herman A, Slobogean GP. Factors Associated With Persistent Opioid Use Among Injured Workers’ Compensation Claimants. JAMA Network Open. 2018;1(6):e184050. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.4050

Nichols E, O'Hara NN, Degani Y, Sprague SA, Adachi JD, Bhandari M, Holick MF, Connelly DW, Slobogean GP. Patient preferences for nutritional supplementation to improve fracture healing: a discrete choice experiment. BMJ Open. 2018 Apr 12;8(4):e019685.

O’Hara NN, Mugarura R, Potter J, Stephens T, Rehavi MM, Francois P, Blachut PA, O’Brien PJ, Mezei A, Beyeza T, Slobogean GP. The socioeconomic implications of isolated tibia and femur fracture from road traffic injuries in Uganda. J Bone Joint Surg Am. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Apr 4;100(7):e43. 

O’Hara NN, Slobogean GP, Mohammadi T, Marra C, Vicente M, Khakban A, McKee M. Are patients willing to pay for total shoulder arthroplasty? Evidence from a discrete choice experiment. Can J Surg. 2016 Apr;59(2):107-12.

O’Hara NN, Roy, L, O’Hara LM, Lynd L, Yassi A, Nophale L, Spiegel JM, Marra CA. Healthcare Worker Preferences for Active Tuberculosis Case Finding Programs in South Africa: A Best-Worst Scaling Choice Experiment. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 21;10(7):e0133304.