DMSc, University of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, Va.
Masters, Physician Assistant Studies, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
BS, Health Sciences, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa. 


  • Nicka, A., “High-Fidelity Simulation Versus Low-Fidelity Simulation in Medical Education,” Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science, 2021
  • Nicka, A., Swanson-Biearman, B., “Development of a Subcutaneous Abscess Simulator for Incision and Drainage,” Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 2019

Awards & Recognition

  • Fides Grant 2020 with the Occupational Therapy Program for a Lifestyle Medicine Initiative
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