Nicole has been working in the field of prevention since 2001. She has a Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University School of Public Health. Nicole is employed at Wake Forest School of Medicine as the Project Coordinator for the Southeast Prevention Technology Transfer Center (PTTC). The PTTC is a new initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Southeast PPTC will provide training and technical assistance to individuals and organizations in the substance misuse prevention field in the Southeast Region of the United States (HHS Region 4). The goal is to enhance the capacity of the prevention community to effectively plan, implement and evaluate strategies to reduce substance misuse and its consequences. Nicole is a passionate prevention provider, committed to supporting initiatives designed to address the complex substance use issues affecting our society.