Student spotlight -- Nicole Nelson

Education is one of the four pillars of UNMC's mission and our students are the lifeblood of that aspect of campus life.

In UNMC Today's Student Spotlight, we get to know some of these students, who will become tomorrow's health care professionals.

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Nicole Nelson
Today we meet Nicole Nelson, a second-year medical student.

  • Name: Nicole Nelson
  • Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
  • Program/Year: College of Medicine, second year

List three songs on your playlist.

  • "Window Seat" by Erykah Badu
  • "Disparate Youth" by Santigold
  • "Cult Logic" by Miike Snow

Name your favorite study spot.

In the McGoogan Library by a window

Your favorite study snack is...

My homemade granola

Your favorite app is...


Three things people may not know about you.

  • I ran in the 2010 Boston Marathon.
  • I am an artist.
  • My goal is to become a surgeon.


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Joan Nelson
February 23, 2013 at 8:23 AM

It would be a privilege and honor to work with you when you set up your own practice someday Nic. The determination and fortitude that I witnessed during your run at the Boston Marathon and your artistic gift will serve you well as a surgeon.

February 22, 2013 at 10:19 PM

Way to go Nicolio! Great job and can't wait for you to cut on me. We should all be quite concerned about your choice in music!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Byron

February 22, 2013 at 5:43 PM

Nicole is amazing!!!!! Great work. One of the hardest workers I have known!

Danielle Berrigan
February 22, 2013 at 2:49 PM

Nicole is a wonderful gal with a big smile and an even bigger heart!

Jill Egnoski
February 22, 2013 at 12:01 PM

Yeah!! That is my AWESOME niece!!!!!