Nicole VanKim PhD, MPH

Assistant Professor, School of Public Health & Health Sciences, Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA

Nicole VanKim is an assistant professor of epidemiology at University of Massachusetts Amherst. She completed her PhD in epidemiology at University of Minnesota and a postdoc in LGBT health at San Diego State University. Her primary research focuses on population-level inequities in weight-related health, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, physical activity, and diet, across sexual orientation and gender. She has a secondary line of research that focuses on the mental and sexual health of young gender-diverse sexual minorities.