Nicole Carritt, MPH
Nicole has more than 15 years of experience leading organizations in the public health, non-profit, and academic sectors, focusing on health and rural health needs. Nikki joined UNMC in 2016 as the statewide Nebraska Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program Deputy Director, addressing the state’s health workforce needs, and was appointed the inaugural director of Rural Health Initiatives in 2019. Nikki also serves as the assistant director of the Community Outreach and Engagement Office for the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center. Her areas of expertise are health-related community organizing, policy and advocacy, providing technical assistance, and collaboratively building health-related initiatives for long-term and sustainable change. Nikki is the president of the Nebraska Rural Health Association and a fellow with the National Rural Health Association.