Nicole Carter

 

Nicole Carter, MPH, is a Program Manager for the Center on Gender Equity and Health in the Division of Global Public Health. She is currently responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operation of Dr. Jay Silverman’s domestic and international research portfolio, including projects on family planning, gender-based violence (GBV), reproductive coercion, adolescent health, and HIV risk among vulnerable populations. Nicole joins us from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Mozambique, where she served as an ASPPH Global Health Fellow in epidemiology. While there, Nicole managed the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) GBV and DREAMS Initiative portfolios for the national HIV program. In partnership with the Ministry of Health, Nicole led several program evaluations related to GBV, including a pilot to determine the feasibility of integrating GBV screening into HIV clinical settings in Mozambique. She also served as the Co-Chair for the Adolescent HIV Prevention and Gender technical working groups, and led the development of M&E tools to track the uptake of post-violence care and adolescent-friendly clinical services. While working toward her MPH degree at Tulane University, Nicole was the bilingual Research Coordinator on a longitudinal study of STI and HIV risk among Latino migrants that arrived to New Orleans following hurricane Katrina using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Nicole is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer who served as a Youth Development Facilitator in Peru from 2008-2012.