Project Coordinator, The Disparities Solutions Center

Nicole Taikeff Gabela is the Project Coordinator at The Disparities Solutions Center. She joined the DSC in 2021 to manage and oversee a variety of projects related to ensuring equity in access to and delivery of clinical care. Nicole joined the DSC with experience in clinical research, public health, and health equity. She previously worked at Brookside Community Health Center with the All of Us Research Program to increase diversity and ensure Spanish-speaking Latinx patients are included in clinical research. She also supported recruitment and outreach efforts for the Moderna and Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Trials to include more members of communities traditionally marginalized by research. Her main area of focus is food sovereignty and food justice in relation to diabetes among Boston’s Latinx population. Nicole is currently finishing her Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Equity at Simmons University and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry from Bates College.