Duke University 

Research Assistant

Nick Haddad (he/him/his) is an undergraduate student majoring in Environmental Science and Global Health with interests ranging from community health to the impact of environmental events on the health of vulnerable individuals. With Lebanese and Jewish roots, he is interested in existing tensions in the region and how they impact the health of communities, individuals, and the environments in which they’re located. Nick seeks to pursue a career in medicine and/or graduate studies in public health centered around the intersection of built environments, climate change, and human health outcomes, specifically in urban areas in the United States. At Duke, Nick serves as a Resident Assistant for first-year students, works with Ignite to teach Durham children about human-centered design, and participates in global health research in Pamlico County, North Carolina, where his team has evaluated the impact of hurricanes on resident and county health.