Nicole Stempak

Nicole Stempak


Healthcare journalism


Kent State University





Nicole Stempak has nearly five years of experience in healthcare reporting and editing for patients, physicians, and healthcare administrators.

Nicole was previously editor of Physicians Practice and senior editor of I Advance Senior Care magazines. She was named a 2020 Young Leaders Scholar by the American Society of Business Publication Editors. 


Nicole has a Master of Science in user experience design and a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Kent State University.


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