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Bud Nicola

Affiliate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health

206-221-6179 | bnicola@uw.edu

Office H-670D, Health Science Building
Box 357660
Department of Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195

Research Interests

Effective group functioning; public health infrastructure


Bud Nicola is an affiliate professor in the Department of Health Systems and Population Health. He worked for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 1991 until his retirement in 2012. His last CDC position was as a field assignee to the UW Northwest Center for Public Health Practice in the School of Public Health. Before joining the CDC, Nicola directed Public Health – Seattle & King County and the Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department. He is a former director of the COPHP program and a former member of the King County Board of Health. He has been a member of the national Public Health Accreditation Board. Nicola has an MHSA from the University of Michigan and an M.D. from the University of Oregon.


MD University of Oregon, 1973
MHSA University of Michigan, 1976
BS Biology, University of Oregon, 1969

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