Nicole Van Borkulo, Research Associate

We're pleased to announce that Nicole Van Borkulo has joined the MacColl Center as a research associate.

As the principal of her own firm, NVB Consulting, Ms. Van Borkulo has over 15 years of experience in education and health care QI methodology and patient and family engagement. She’s worked with a variety of healthcare entities both locally and across the US, including the National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality, University of Washington Child Health Institute, the Oregon Primary Care Association, Center for Healthier Communities, Families and Children at UCLA, and the Washington State Department of Health where she led collaboratives on improving care around asthma and COPD, ADHA, diabetes, obesity, developmental screening and oral health.

Ms. Van Borkulo served as a senior QI consultant for Qualis Health and provided technical assistance on transformational practice change to practice coaches and participating practice sites in the Safety Net Medical Home Initiative.  Ms. Van Borkulo will be leading the Healthy Hearts Northwest project as director of its practice coaches learning community. She lives in Seattle with her two sons.