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Nicole Plata

Education Placement Coordinator
UC San Francisco

nicole.plata@gbhi.org
Key Areas: training coordination, fellow on-boarding, program coordination, event planning

It takes a global team to tackle dementia, everyone has a unique role to play.

Nicole Plata is the education placement coordinator for GBHI. Prior to joining GBHI, she was responsible for a variety of advocacy, leadership development, and evaluation programs and initiatives. Plata coordinated and implemented projects focused on creating accessible health care services for diverse communities through the San Francisco’s Department of Public Health, California’s Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission, and at the federal level with the US Department of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. In addition to her public health work, she has served in a variety of capacities influencing health care policy for vulnerable populations in San Francisco, and she was recognized by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors with a Certificate of Honor for her efforts.

With a bachelor’s in international relations, Plata’s passion for international development in brain health comes from her personal experience surviving a brain tumor and caring for her great-grandmother with dementia in the interior of Panama.

Bio: Nicole Plata is the education placement coordinator for the GBHI. Prior to joining GBHI, she was responsible for a variety of public health focused advocacy, leadership development, evaluation programs and initiatives throughout California. She was recognized by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors with a Certificate of Honor for her efforts. She has a bachelor’s in international relations from San Francisco State University.

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