Nicole Powell


Clinical Research Specialist
Digital Wellness Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital

Nicole, a Clinical Research Specialist at the Digital Wellness Lab, earned her B.A. in Psychology from East Carolina University and is currently pursuing a dual Master’s degree in Social Work & Public Health at Boston University. During her tenure as a Research Fellow at the Yale Child Study Center, she embraced an interdisciplinary approach, focusing on the social-emotional development of children. These experiences honed her understanding of diverse human environments and connections, shaping her holistic perspective.

As the digital space is its own medium that humans interact with, Nicole works to conceptualize, analyze and report findings involving technology’s influence on health and well-being. Her research interests align with the Digital Wellness Lab’s mission, advocating for user-focused design strategies, promoting youth-led research, and ensuring technology adapts to the unique needs and experiences of individuals.

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