Dr. Nicole Rankine

Nicole Rankine, PhD

Professor of Global Health
Community Health & Epidemiology Specialist
International Experience:  Canada, Kenya, South Africa, USA

 

 

 

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Public Health, Community Health Education, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Master of Science, Public Health, Walden University, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Master of Science, Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA

Doctoral Dissertation 

  • The Association Between the Use of New Media to Exchange Sexual Content and “Real Life” Sexual Risk Behaviors Among African American Females Adolescents

 

Academic Experience

  • Adjunct Professor, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, USA
  • Adjunct Professor, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, USA 

Teaching Specializations

  • Environmental Health
  • Health Care Research
  • Community Health Education

Professional Experience

  • Microbiologist, Branch Quality Manager, Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Enteric Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA.  
  • Microbiologist, ORISE Fellow, Botulism Team, Enteric Diseases Laboratory Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Enteric Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA.  
  • Research Scientist, Spelman College, Atlanta, GA
  • Research Technician, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA  
  • Research Scientist, AREF Fellow, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Enteric Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, GA.
  • Biological Science Aid, USDA Agriculture Research Service, Athens, GA
  • Biological Laboratory Techician, USDA Forest Service, Athens, GA 

Community Service Experience

  • Certified Coach, Teacher, Speaker, John Maxwell Team, Atlanta, GA
  • Community Health Educator, Healthy Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E.), Atlanta, GA
  • Health Educator, SisterLove, Atlanta, GA
  • Health Education, Kangeami Missions Team, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Director of Youth/Young Adult and College Ministries, Kingdom Now Ministries, Atlanta, GA
  • Volunteer, St. Francis Table, Atlanta, GA

Presentations  

  • Cholera Serosurvey Working Group (2013), “Seroepidemiologic Survey of Epidemic Cholera in Haiti to Assess Spectrum of Illness and Risk Factors for Severe Disease." The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Atlanta, GA.
  • Lúquez C, Rankine N, Dykes J, and Maslanka S. (2011). “An assessment of the ability of the therapeutic heptavalent botulinum antitoxin to neutralize botulinum neurotoxins”, Interagency Botulism Research Coordinating Committee (IBRCC) Meeting, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Chu, J., Rankine, N. (2008) “The effect of dopamine agonists on swimming and climbing behavior in the green tree frog, Hyla cinerea”, Neuroscience Conference, Washington, D.C.
  • Partridge, J., Abid, Q., Rankine, N., Chu, J (2007) “Influences of Environmental Conditions on the Neurochemical Control of Calling Behavior in Male Green Tree Frogs”, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Presley, G., Rankine, N., Chu, J. (2007) “Effects of Amphetamine on Motivated Behaviors in the Green Tree Frog”, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Partridge, J, Rankine, N., Chu, J. (2007) “Differential Drug Effects on Calling Behavior in the Male Green Tree Frog”, Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Community Service Experience

  • Certified Coach, Teacher, Speaker, John Maxwell Team, Atlanta, GA
  • Community Health Educator, Healthy Young People Excel (H.Y.P.E.), Atlanta, GA
  • Health Educator, SisterLove, Atlanta, GA
  • Health Education, Kangeami Missions Team, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Director of Youth/Young Adult and College Ministries, Kingdom Now Ministries, Atlanta, GA
  • Volunteer, St. Francis Table, Atlanta, GA