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Nikki Hill

Ph.D., RN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Director, Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence

Contact Information

201 Nursing Sciences Building
University Park PA


Research Interests

  • Person-centered cognitive interventions
  • Relationship between subjective and objective cognition in later life
  • Pre-clinical and early-stage dementia
  • Personality and activity engagement in older adults
  • Community-engaged research

Funded Research Projects

Establishing Community-Based Research Networks. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) (Contract 2568-PENNST), 2016–2017. N. Hill (Project Lead), M. Evans (Co-Leader).

Funded Research Projects

The Mid-Atlantic Geriatric Workforce Development Center. Subaward, University of Pittsburgh; Prime Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), 2015–2018. M. Sliwinski (PI), A. Lorek (Co-I), N. Hill (Co-I), G. Jensen (Co-I).

Funded Research Projects

Alzheimer’s disease risk factors as mediators of subjective memory impairment and objective memory decline: A construct-level replication across four studies, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, R01 AG055398-01, Hill, N.L. (PI), Mogle, J.A., and Sliwinski, M,J. 2017-2021