Nikki is a Certified Recovery Specialist and Research Coordinator for Women’s Health at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Neonatal Follow Up Clinic & Resilience After Infant Substance Exposure (NFP-RISE) Program and the Penn PROUD (Perinatal Resources for Opioid Use Disorder) Clinic. Nikki has extensive experience in peer support, behavioral health, and training and development. Nikki is passionate about helping patients address and find balance in their “8 Dimensions of Wellness” while meeting patients where they are so that they can achieve their recovery, health, and wellness goals. Nikki currently serves on the Philadelphia Reentry Coalition Health Committee and The National Federation of the Blind, Keystone and Greater Philadelphia Chapters. Nikki is founder and organizer of two support and social groups which help educate and support people with chronic illness and women of color. Nikki loves to teach and learn new things. In her spare time, she enjoys attending Broadway plays in NY, concerts, traveling, shopping and playing various card games, favorite being pinochle.