Nicole started working in the OHSU office of Technology and Research Collaborations (now known as OHSU Technology Transfer) in 2007, originally hired as the department's Administrative Assistant. Since then, she has held the positions of Executive Assistant, Compliance/Database Administrator, and her current role as Operations Manager. Nicole's duties include managing daily office operations, agreement compliance, federal invention reporting, database administration, data analysis, HR coordination, and running the department's internship program.
Nicole is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University's and Portland State University's joint Healthcare MBA program. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Lewis & Clark College, where she graduated magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, and with departmental honors.
During her lunch breaks, Nicole is usually found walking along the Willamette River. She also has a penchant for Kit Kats from around the world and has tried over fifty flavors of the candy (favorites: orange chocolate from the UK and apple chocolate from Japan).