Nicola joined the Academic Department of Military Mental Health at King’s College London (KCL) in 2004 having trained as an epidemiologist at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and University of Oxford. Nicola has also worked as an epidemiologist within the UK Ministry of Defence.
Since 2011, Nicola has been Director of the King’s Centre of Military Health Research (KCMHR) alongside Professor Sir Simon Wessely. In 2014, Nicola was awarded a Chair in Epidemiology.
Nicola is the lead epidemiologist on the KCMHR military cohort study and leads several studies examining the impact of military service on families