Nicole Anne Swartwood is a Research Analyst in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her work focuses on developing the development of deterministic models of tuberculosis both domestically and abroad.
Nicole completed her Master of Science of Public Health from Emory University with dual concentrations in Environmental Health and Epidemiology. While at Emory, her research focused on the role of ambient air pollution on various respiratory health outcomes, with a specific emphasis on tuberculosis in South Asia.
Nicole also holds Bachelors in Science in Mathematics and Microbiology as well as Bachelors of Arts in German Studies, Religious Studies, and History, all earned at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. Her academic interests include respiratory health, atmospheric chemistry, disease modeling, and the intersection of religion and health in Early Modern Europe. Outside of research, Nicole enjoys preparing cuisines that remind her of her travels, scribbling crosswords, and hiking in nearby mountains.