Nicole Stout, DPT, CLT-LANANicole L. Stout is a renowned health care researcher, consultant, educator, and advocate. She currently serves as an executive consultant identifying innovative solutions in health care delivery through the use of health IT and data analytics. She advises clients in policy, research, and marketing strategies that enable greater and more sophisticated use of technology in health care. Her expertise offers clients a unique perspective on linking business intelligence and quality care delivery in the health care sector. Additionally, she has extensive background in scientific proposal development with multiple funding successes and serves as a subject matter expert to industry leaders in the US and abroad. She is an investigator on two clinical trials studying breast cancer morbidity through the National Institutes of Health. Her research publications have been foundational in developing the Prospective Surveillance Model for breast cancer rehabilitation.

Dr. Stout is an internationally recognized expert and leader in cancer rehabilitation and lymphedema. She holds adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Alabama Birmingham, University of Missouri and holds appointments on the State of Maryland Cancer Control Survivorship committee, the American Lymphedema Framework steering committee and the National Lymphedema Network Board of Directors. Dr. Stout is also an elected member of the Board of Directors of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has authored and co-authored over 30 peer-review publications, several book chapters and is the co-author of the book 100 Questions and Answers about Lymphedema. She serves as a medical expert and media spokesperson for the American Physical Therapy Association. Specialties: Health Care policy, HIT, strategic planning, health care thought leadership, Meaningful Use, clinical research, business intelligence, oncology, health care delivery systems, prospective surveillance model for cancer.