Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Ph.D.

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Hadiyah-Nicole Green, Ph.D. 

Assistant Professor


LocationMedical Education Building Room 343

Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green completed her bachelor of science in physics with a concentration in optics and minor in mathematics from Alabama A&M University in 1999. She received her master of science in physics with a concentration in Nanobiophotonics in 2009 and her Ph.D. in physics in 2012 from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). As a student, she received $300,000 in scholarships and fellowships, including the National Physical Science Consortium Fellowship, National Science Foundation Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship, David and Lucille Packard Foundation Fellowship and AAMU Presidential Scholarship.

Before coming to MSM, Dr. Green served at Tuskegee University as an assistant professor in the department of physics with adjunct appointments in the departments of biological sciences and materials science engineering.  She is a multi-disciplinary physicist who specializes in nanobiophotonics and targeted cancer therapeutics, using lasers, nanoparticles, and antibodies to develop biomarker-specific platforms to target, image, and treat malignant tumors including head and neck and women's cancers.

Research Interests

  • Laser treatments for cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • Nanoparticle conjugation
  • Biomarker targeting
  • Drug delivery
  • Translational studies and clinical trials

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University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics


University of Alabama at Birmingham
Degree: Master of Science in Physics

Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Physics