1010 Wayne Avenue, Suite 220
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: (202) 789-1050
Fax: (202) 789-1895
nwilliams@ceph.org

Nicole received her MPH degree in health policy from George Washington University. She also holds a BA in political science with a focus in public policy and a minor in public health from GWU.

At CEPH, her primary responsibility is to oversee and carry out all needed tasks to ensure that the accreditation review process for schools and programs proceeds smoothly. This includes coordinating site visits, corresponding with school/program constituents and volunteer site visitors and writing and editing site team reports. She provides technical assistance to inquirer, applicant and accredited SPH, PHP and SBP on CEPH criteria interpretation and procedures and provides information to members of the public on accreditation and accredited public health programs. Nicole provides detailed, on-site consultation to programs, and she assists with conducting training sessions for schools/programs and site visitors on topics as needed, including developing training materials.

Nicole also oversees CEPH’s external communication efforts. This includes maintaining and expanding the website, producing the organization’s annual report, newsletters and weekly emails, establishing CEPH’s presence on social media forums, and working with other organizations to increase CEPH’s visibility and the public’s understanding of accreditation.

Previously, Nicole served as CEPH’s executive assistant and accreditation coordinator. She has also served as an accreditation assistant at the Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME). Nicole was responsible for maintaining accreditation records and formal correspondence and providing administrative support at CAHME.