Nicole Betschman ACHS Faculty Bio

Undergraduate classes: CAM 100, HED 303, HLTH 101, HLTH 201, HLTH 410, HLTH 416, NAT 305, NAT 306, NUT 101, NUT 415

Graduate classes: NAT 515, RES 501

Nicole has always had a strong passion for health and wellness. She obtained a degree in biology from Bowling Green State University and a bachelor's and a master's degree in health education from East Carolina University. Nicole also holds a Doctorate in Health Education from A.T. Still University.

She is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) and is an Intrinsic Health Coach®. She previously worked for the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill as a research assistant on a federally funded grant by the NIH to examine how community-, family-, and individual-level stressors may influence and interact with biological factors to affect maternal and child health. She has also worked as a health coach in Baltimore, MD, to help reduce hospital readmission rates for Medicare patients by using the Coleman model. Nicole is now a Wellness Navigator for MedStar Family Choice in Washington, D.C., and a Residential Coordinator at Serenity Acres, a luxury drug and alcohol treatment center.

Nicole has had several years of teaching experience at the university level. She started teaching at East Carolina University as a graduate assistant in the courses of Health in Modern Society and Peer Health. After graduating with her master’s degree in 2009, she started teaching Principles in Health and Wellness and Nutrition for the University of Phoenix. She also teaches Human Aspects of Sexuality for Southern New Hampshire University. 

In her free time she likes to read, explore Washington D.C., workout, run fun 5k runs, and travel.