Dr Nikita Bathla

Dr Nikita Bathla

Clinical Trials Manager


Nikita is a physician with training in public health and health management. She completed an undergraduate degree in medicine from Bangalore, India and holds master’s degrees in international public health and health management from the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

At the George Institute, Nikita is involved in the operationalisation and management of several academic randomised clinical trials in the area of COVID-19 including CLARITY, CLARITY 2.0, PROVE and PROTECT-V trials. Nikita works closely with sponsors, trial steering committees, regulatory authorities, ethics committees and clinical sites across India to conduct trials ethically, and efficiently.

In addition to trial management, Nikita is currently undertaking a Leadership in Public Health fellowship training being facilitated by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education in partnership with TGI, India. Her interests lie in clinical trial methodology, research management and data management.