Dr. Seonaid Nolan, MD is a Clinician Researcher with the BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Physician Program Director for Providence Health Care’s Interdisciplinary Substance Use Program. She works as an addiction medicine physician at St. Paul’s Hospital.
Dr. Nolan is a Co-investigator on the Optimizing patient centered-care: A pragmatic randomized control trial comparing models of care in the management of prescription opioid misuse (OPTIMA), a Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)-funded, multi-site clinical trial led by the Regional Nodes of the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse. She is also a Co-investigator on the Mobile Opioid Vital-signs Evaluation (MOVE) pilot study. As an Addiction Medicine Physician, Dr. Nolan contributes substantially to the Clinical Care Guidance and education programs of the BCCSU, and is a mentor for the Canada Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship and is preceptor for the St. Paul’s Hospital Goldcorp Addiction Medicine Clinical Fellowship.
Dr. Nolan has received several honours for academic, research, and teaching activities, including acceptance to the prestigious Research in Addiction Medicine Scholars program at Boston University (2013-2015). Dr. Nolan has maintained certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine since 2014. She completed fellowships in both General Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine at UBC in 2014, her residency in Internal Medicine at UBC in 2012, and her medical degree from the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland in 2009.