College of Health Sciences
Nicoletta Alexander received her Ph.D. in Health Sciences with a concentration in International Health from Touro University in 2008. Dr. Alexander began as a faculty member at Walden in the School of Health Sciences in 2011. She teaches Perspectives on Health and the Developing Professional, Practicum I and Practicum II: Field Experience in Public Health at Walden University. She has also taught Essentials of Public Health, Principles of Health Communication, Program Evaluation, Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology, Health Policy and Politics, Sports, Nutrition and Weight Management, and Nutrition and Chronic Disease at Walden and other colleges and universities.
Professionally, Dr. Alexander has over 20 years of health-related experience in both the private sector, state government, and university setting. Immediately prior to this position with Walden, she served as the Chronic Disease Program Evaluator in the Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion at the Department of Health and served in this role for 6 years. In this position as an evaluator, she was responsible for assessing programmatic evaluation needs, identifying gaps in program evaluation survey and questionnaire design for qualitative and quantitative data collection, and logic model development. Other past experiences include working as an Institutional Review Board (IRB) Coordinator for human subjects research and Contracts and Grants Administrator for a state university's Division of Sponsored Research.