Nikole Allen, MPH

Program Director; Global Health Leadership Institute; Lecturer

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Health Policy & Management


Nikole Allen is an Assistant Director of Field Programs at the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute. Ms. Allen oversees the design, implementation, and evaluation of international executive leadership development programs. The leadership development programs include the Health and Social Care Strategic Leadership Program with the National Health Service in England, and the Hospital Management and Leadership Program for public hospitals in China. Ms. Allen has also led implementation of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Leadership, Management and Governance Project’s Senior Leadership Programs in Africa and Southeast Asia. Working with GHLI, Ms. Allen has worked with teams and individuals from numerous countries and backgrounds addressing complex problems using strategic problem solving methods. Before joining GHLI, Ms. Allen worked with the Ethiopian Hospital Management Initiative at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. Her work focused on improving key performance indicator reporting among hospitals, including measuring patient and staff satisfaction, the uptake of patient satisfaction best practices and the implementation of the World Health Organization Surgical Safety Checklist.

Ms. Allen has a B.A. and Leadership Certificate from Western Oregon University and an M.P.H. from the University of Washington Department of Global Health.

Education & Training

MPH University of Washington, Department of Global Health (2012)
BA Western Oregon University, International Studies and Health (2008)

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Nikole Allen, MPH
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100 Church Street South
New Haven, CT 06520