Nicole Yuan

Associate Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health

Nicole Yuan, Ph.D., MPH, is Associate Professor, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health at the University of Arizona. She received a doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Bowling Green State University and an MPH degree in health services research from the University of Washington. She was a recipient of a K23 Mentored Patient-Oriented Career Development Award funded by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism that focused on interpersonal violence and substance use among American Indian tribes. She has also received funding for work on sexual violence education and prevention, tobacco cessation, indigenous environmental health, health literacy, integrative health, and community-based participatory research, with an emphasis on underserved populations. Her current research interests include adverse life experiences, interpersonal violence, coping and resilience, substance use, tobacco cessation, and community engagement in health promotion. Nicole teaches in the MPH degree program. Her courses include HPS 531 Contemporary Health Issues and Research and HPS 577 Sociocultural and Behavioral Aspects of Public Health. She serves on committees for doctoral students, MPH students, and undergraduate honors students. She mentors students at all levels. Nicole is a licensed psychologist in Arizona.