Nikia is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Certification Center. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing with specialization in Adult Nurse Practitioner care in 2015, at South University in Tampa, Florida. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Nikia worked as an RN at Orlando Health and was also certified as a Critical Care Nurse. Since becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Nikia has worked in Oncology and Hematology as well as providing services for the Veterans Administration and spearheaded a community program aimed to provide better access to care for Veterans. Nikia joined Orlando Internal Medicine in 2019, and Long Term Acute Care Hospitals and Skilled Nursing Facilities, as well as providing medical consults to patients in Behavioral Facilities.