Nikole Lobb Dougherty

Associate Director

Nikole is the Associate Director for CPHSS. She leads evaluation activities for a number of Center projects, facilitates the development and implementation of the Center’s strategic plan, provides overall programmatic and operational guidance for Center staff, and identifies and implements new research and evaluation opportunities and partnerships. In addition, Nikole provides data collection, management, and analysis guidance for Center projects. Nikole’s primary interests include public health evaluation, systems-level research and evaluation, qualitative methods, data visualization, and innovative and effective dissemination and reporting.​


  • ​BA, Anthropology and Sociology, Truman State University, 1999
  • MA, Applied Anthropology, California State University, Long Beach, 2004