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William Nelson brings to NextStage more than three decades of experience in the financial community, with a focus upon healthcare. Operating through Omega Capital Partners and Stuttgart Management, Nelson has focused upon M&A and funding within health care community. Prior to settling in San Diego, Nelson was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, at the University of Toronto. As co-founder he implemented the financial model and research aspects of Canada’s first civilian trauma center. The trauma center was a nidus for creation of the Nation’s first paramedic and air ambulance program, both supported by dedicated research programs. Employing the Toronto experience, the program was expanded to additional catchment centers across the province. As well as the innovations at the University, Nelson, for a number of years acted an advisor/team member with Barclay’s DeZoit Webb in matters relating to healthcare focused investments. Some of these projects resulted in IPO’s. Nelson’s education includes a bachelors and a masters in engineering (biomed – University of Waterloo) as well as doctorate (physiology – University of Toronto). Business education includes MBA (University of Toronto) and Chartered Financial Analyst certification.