Ms. Tuitt provides research support on multiple Spark projects with a focus on both quantitative and qualitative research design in addressing complex community issues. Her training and experience in Community Based Participatory Research, capacity building of community based health organizations and public health theory, program planning and implementation enables her to take a community driven approach to addressing complex health and social issues.
Outside of Spark, Nicole enjoys spending time with her awesome nephew and niece, traveling and listening to music. She has a Bachelor degree in Psychology from the University of Colorado-Boulder and a Master degree in Public Health from the Colorado School of Public Health (CSPH).
She is currently a doctoral student in the Community and Behavioral Health DrPH program at CSPH. Her academic interests include addressing the social determinants of health using data and through multidisciplinary collaborations and her doctoral research focuses on the impact of residential mobility and sexual experience among Native American adolescents.