Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Nicholas Metheny, MPH, RN

University of Michigan
PhD Student

Nick Metheny is a PhD student at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. He completed his Master of Public Health (MPH) in Global Health Policy at The George Washington University after receiving his BA in Public Health at The College of William and Mary. He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Nick’s research interests center on Global Health, focusing specifically on the study of intimate partner violence against women and sexual minorities globally. He is more broadly interested in the prevention of intimate partner violence and its clinical sequelae through structural, community-based interventions. Before becoming a nurse, Nick worked at the University of Michigan School of Nursing’s WHO Coordinating Center for Research and Clinical Training in Health Promotion Nursing, The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's Government Relations Office, and interned on Capitol Hill at the U.S. House of Representatives. He currently serves on the School of Nursing's PhD Student Advisory Council and as a Representative for the Physical and Health Sciences to the graduate student government at the University of Michigan. He currently works as a Research Assistant in the Center for Sexuality and Health Disparities, housed in the School of Nursing, and was recently named one of the "Rising Stars of Research and Scholarship" by Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing.