Elaine Nicholas

Elaine Nicholas

Director of Clinical Education, College of Applied Health Sciences

 

Office Phone

312-996-2077

Office

1919 W. Taylor St., 516 AHSB

Mail Code

528

About

My current role includes direction and oversight of all Clinical Education support activities for each unit/program in the College of Applied Health Sciences including contract procurement, new agreements and renewals, confirmation of internship requirements such as first aid, CPR, Immunizations, HIPAA enrollment/compliance, infection control training, background checks, and drug screening. I am the primary contact person for Certified Background contract and hospital training system. I ensure that all units are supported and in compliance with fully executed agreements between the University of Illinois and facilities for all levels of students and for all types of placements, including International exchanges and study abroad.

Service to the Community

Science Fair Coordinator/Judge for suburban school district - STEM Fair
WTTW Pledge Drive Participant - Promoting visibility to Health Professions

Leadership in the Profession

American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, President (2009-2010)

Chicago Society Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Branch President (2004-2005), (2007- 2008)

Chicago Society Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Branch Secretary (2014-2016)

Clinical Education Committee, Chair

Notable Honors

2008 - Ellen McGill Scholarship, American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Education

MPH, Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1995
BS, Medical Laboratory Sciences (ASCP), College of Associated Health Professions, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1985
A.A.S. Medical Technician (ASCP), Moraine Valley Community College, 1983
A.S. General Science, Moraine Valley Community College, 1983