Idaho born and raised
Nikole is a proud Idaho native, born in Mountain Home on the Air Force Base. She attended Bishop Kelly High School in 1998 and graduated in 2001 from Timberline High.
Nikole received her Bachelor’s degree from Boise State University as an Honors College Graduate from the College of Health Sciences with scientific emphasis, and soon after, began biomedical graduate studies in human pathology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Sacramento.
Today, Nikole continues her education and research at Idaho State University in the Medical Laboratory Sciences ( MLS) Master of Science program. She has medical experience from both St. Luke's and Saint Alphonsus pathology laboratories and she further gained advanced pathology training in California and Oregon.