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Amy Nielsen

Administrative Assistant IV

Contact Information


  • B.S., Community Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno
  • A.A., Psychology, Lake Tahoe Community College

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • ASG/GAP Certificate Candidate, University of Nevada, Reno
  • Addiction Treatment Services Certificate Candidate, University of Nevada, Reno
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Northwest Chapter
  • Gerontology Society of America (GSA)

Professional Bio

In her current role at the Office of Sponsored Projects, Amy is part of the account setup team and, in addition, processes accounts receivables. Recently graduating from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) with a bachelor of science degree, Amy now has set her sight set on graduate education and is currently pursuing a master of public health degree in health administration policy at UNR. Her prior experience includes working in UNR's Office of Research Integrity where she was involved with the campus transition to IRBNet, an electronic research compliance software system. Amy also helped to facilitate IRBNet training for campus users.

Community Service

  • Outreach Volunteer and HIV/HCV Tester, Northern Nevada HOPES
  • Volunter Speaker, Nevada Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention grant
  • "Your Kidney and You (YK&Y)" health prevention educator, National Kidney Foundation
  • U.S. Army Reserve Combat Medic, 1986-1994
  • State of Nevada Certified Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Instructor
  • American Heart Association CPR Instructor

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