Nicole Ennis, PhD
Dr. Nicole Ennis is an Associate Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine in the College of Medicine at Florida State University. She is the Director of the iR.A.C.E. (Intervention Research Advancing Care Equity) Lab. Dr. Ennis is also an Affiliate Faculty member in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at the University of Florida and a member of the Advisory Board for the Southern HIV Alcohol Research Consortium (SHARC). Guided by a dissemination and implementation science framework, the goal of Dr. Ennis’ program of research is to improve patient care among medically underserved populations through evidence based behavioral interventions in the context of learning healthcare systems. Her research aims to understand and intervene on factors that influence health outcomes among patients coping with HIV/AIDS and other chronic/life-limiting illnesses. In addition, Dr. Ennis’ work examines and identifies implementation strategies that improve patient care in real world settings. Dr. Ennis is Principal Investigator of two National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded grants examining substance use, HIV and aging. She has also served as a Co-Investigator on several NIH funded projects examining substance use, HIV and cancer. Dr. Ennis has published numerous peer reviewed manuscripts and presented her work at national and international conferences. She also serves on the editorial board for two American Psychology Association (APA) journals and on the APA Continuing Education Committee.