Nancy Biller, RN
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Nancy Biller, MA, MPH; Assistant Dean for Global Health Affairs

University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing


Nancy joined the School of Nursing on July 1, 2014 to serve as the Assistant Dean for Global Health Affairs after spending ten years with Penn Medicine as the .  Administrative Director for Global Health Programs where she worked with the Associate Dean, Dr. Neal Nathanson, to build inclusive programs in global health, providing students with more than 800 global health experiences, enrolling more than 300 Penn students in the “Issues in Global Health” course, and placing more than 360 students from international medical schools in clinical and research electives at Penn.

Nancy’s career-long interest in international relations and public health has led to professional activities that include public health consulting in Central America, program planning and implementation for Wayne County Health Department in Michigan working with one of the largest Arab communities outside of the Middle East, and directing health services for the culturally diverse population served by the agency of Dallas County Head Start in Texas.

After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Albany with a major in French and a minor in Spanish, Nancy became a Peace Corps volunteer in Chad, an extremely resource-poor nation in central Africa.  That experience led to her pursuit of further studies, earning a Master of Arts in International Affairs/African Studies from Ohio University in Athens, and a Master of Public Health degree with concentrations in Health Behavior/Education and Population Planning from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.