Professor Richard S Stubbs MD, FRCS, FRACS
Managing Director / Investigator
Richard Stubbs is a recently retired academic surgeon who undertook surgical training in the UK and US. In 1991 he established the Wakefield Gastroenterology Centre where he and colleagues developed a National referral centre for gastrointestinal diseases and an active private Research Institute. He developed a particular reputation in the fields of liver surgery and obesity surgery, and for over 20 years led an active basic science research team in the Wakefield Biomedical Research Unit investigating the fundamental cause of insulin resistance and Type 2 diabetes, and the basis of metastasis in colorectal cancer. Richard has been a shareholder in P3 Research since 2005 and became Managing Director in 2010. During this time he has grown the company from its previous two sites, located in Wellington and Tauranga, to its present seven sites following the addition of Hawke’s Bay (2015), Kapiti (2020), Palmerston North (2021), Lower Hutt (2022) and Dunedin (2023). He has been an active promoter of NZ as a destination for clinical trials and was President of the NZ Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) from 2016 – 2019.
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