Nishelli Ahmed


Program Manager, Mental Health & Health Equity Initiatives


BS in Health Education from the University of Florida 2014
Master of Public Health from the University of Connecticut 2016

Certified Health Education Specialist

Professional Interests:
Health equity, mental health, mindfulness, health at every size, accessibility, belonging is wellness, decolonization, antiracist pedagogies and frameworks, social justice, community care, intersectionality, intersections of oppression.

Professional Memberships:
American College Health Association (ACHA)
New England College Health Association (NECHA)
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
Association for Contemplative Mind in Higher Education (ACMHE)
Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
Connecticut Chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (CT SOPHE)
Connecticut Public Health Association (CPHA)

Professional Awards:
NASPA Region 1 Outstanding Advisor Award 2019
UCPEA President’s Award 2020
ACHA Affiliate New Professional Award for New England College Health Association, 2022

Language(s) Spoken: Bangla, English

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Nishelli Ahmed
Contact Information
Office LocationNellie Wilson Hall