Nicole E Nicksic, Ph.D., MPH


Postdoctoral Fellow

Nicole Nicksic PhD, MPH is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the NCI-Funded T32 Cancer Prevention and Control Research Training Program in the Department of Health Behavior and Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Massey Cancer Center. Dr. Nicksic’s primary research interests are in tobacco prevention and control. She is particularly interested in electronic cigarette advertising and use behaviors among youth. She is currently working with Dr. Andrew Barnes and Dr. Thomas Eissenberg on projects related to determinants of youth tobacco behaviors amenable to federal and state tobacco regulations, as well as the influence of regulatory environments on youth tobacco use. Dr. Nicksic earned her BS in Clinical Laboratory Science and Sociology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2008. She worked as a medical technologist in a hospital laboratory in Milwaukee, WI before beginning her graduate studies in Epidemiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at the Austin campus to earn a MPH in 2013 and PhD in 2016.