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Nicholas Fradkin, MPAc MPHc,

Research Assistant University of Washington

Nick Fradkin is the Research Assistant for the International Quitline Institute, a collaboration between the University of Washington (UW), Optum (formerly Alere), and the World Health Organization. In June 2016, he is graduating with his Master of Public Administration and Master of Public Health degrees from the UW, where he has been a Tobacco Studies Program Scholar and leader of the tobacco-free campus initiative. For his MPH thesis, he is identifying barriers to – and proposing strategies for – raising funds from individuals for nonprofit tobacco prevention programs. Prior to graduate school, Nick earned a Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies from the University of California – Berkeley, managed chapter reporting and analysis at Make-A-Wish America, and was a Youth Activism Fellow with Truth Initiative.