Nikia M. Pinson

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Human Development and Family Science

Ph.D. Student and Graduate Research Assistant


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Bachelor of Science Health Psychology Greenville University 2019
Master of Social Work Clinical Social Work University of Georgia 2021
Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy University of Georgia 2021


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
SDS Scholarship UGA School of Social Work 2019-2020
Project OASIS Fellow - Substance Use Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) 2020-2021
Student Access Award National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) 2021-2022
Faculty Women of Color Conference Attendee Award Office of Institutional Diversity, University of Georgia 2021-2022
Doctoral Scholars Fellow Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) 2022-2025

Advisory Committee

Dr. Margaret Caughy

Dr. Elizabeth Wieling

Current Research

Minoritized youth mental health

Implementation science

Adolescent substance use

Adolescent eating disorders

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