Matthew Nare

Human Factors Consultant

Matthew is a consultant on Suttons Creek’s human factors team, following over five years as a physical therapy aide and the completion of a clinical observational research internship with MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare. Additionally, he spent over a year completing accessibility evaluations California State University, Long Beach’s Center of Usability in Design and Accessibility (CUDA). Supporting activities within the Stress & Technology Applied Research (STAR) and Human-Systems Engineering and Applied Statistics (HSEAS) laboratories has provided Matthew the opportunity to improve his understanding and evaluation of factors influencing human performance with technology. This combination of work experience and educational background provides him with clinical experience, a working understanding of the health care provider perspective, and a unique take on medical devices and their intended users that has proven beneficial to SCI’s clients.

Academic & Professional Qualifications:


  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Management, Oklahoma State University (in progress) / Human-Systems Engineering and Applied Statistics (HSEAS) Laboratory
  • M.S. Psychology – Human Factors, California State University, Long Beach / Stress & Technology Applied Research (STAR) Laboratory
  • B.S. Kinesiology – Exercise Science, California State University, Long Beach


Training, Quality Systems, & Specialties:
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Certifications [Human Research – IRB Social, Behavioral, & Educational (SBE) Researchers; Human Subjects – Specialized Courses – Internet/Online Research Methodologies; Human Subjects – Specialized Courses – Research involving HIPAA Privacy Protections; Responsible Conduct of Research – Social and Behavioral Responsible Conduct of Research Course 1]
  • Human Factors Analyses (e.g., Task Analysis)
  • Expert/Heuristic Reviews
  • Usability Testing
  • Ethnographic Research