Welcome Justine Nicholas, MS!
Please join us in welcoming Justine Nicholas, MS, to the Department of Anesthesiology. Ms. Nicholas joined us on August 1, 2016, as a Clinical Research Coordinator III. The focus of her work will be coordinating Dr. Tighe’s R01 and Dr. Sappenfield’s PCORI-funded clinical trials. She comes to us from the “Gator Nation,” where she worked at the Department of Environmental and Global Health as a Graduate Research Assistant. Ms. Nicholas earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Valdosta State University and returned to the Swamp for her Master’s in Veterinary Medical Sciences. In her previous roles, she worked with a team of nine researchers on two projects, as well as collaborated with two Principal Investigators and four faculty members on achieving several research aims. She also organized and curated the first ever TEDx event in Belize, covering topics such as women in leadership, environment, and culture, and the influence of the media. Ms. Nicholas is a member of the Society of Toxicology and the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. She has many skills in laboratory training and has published a number of abstracts, posters, and presentations. We are happy to have such an accomplished and knowledgeable professional joining us and we ask you to help us welcome her to the department!