Photograph of Nicole Sadow-Hasenberg
Leadership Institute Faculty Facilitator, Public Health Management Certificate Faculty

Nicole Sadow-Hasenberg has devoted her career to public health, dedicated to improving population-based health and remedying inequities. She is a systems thinker and strategic person driven to forge deep connections and create trust, growth, and excellence. For more than three decades, Nicole’s work usually included project or program management, often from design through implementation. She brings leadership, organizational skills, and deep public health expertise, especially related to public health communications, health promotion/chronic illness prevention, health equity, child welfare and well-being, and cross-systems thinking.  

She is Affiliate Faculty in the School of Public Health where she teaches Health Policy in the Community Oriented Public Health Program, and the Integrated Learning Project and Health Communication in the Online Master’s of Public Health Program.  Nicole loves mentoring students, facilitating conversation, and problem-based learning about anything public health. 

For the past six plus years, Nicole worked for the University of Washington at the School of Social Work and the Department of Global Health.  In addition to her jobs as Communications and Human Resources Manager, she co-led strategic planning efforts at Partners for Our Children, engaging staff and faculty about mission, vision, purpose, and strategic direction and co-writing the plan.   

Her career also includes creating a health clinic for at-risk homeless youth and then imbedding it in a community clinic; Project Director of a research program for Veterans with depression; national and international efforts around HIV prevention and training; and rich and diverse communications efforts at Public Health – Seattle & King County promoting and protecting the health of our two million plus residents.   

Areas of Expertise: 
  • Strategic health communication
  • Health communication campaigns
  • Varied public health content