Michelle L Nichols, MD, MS, FAAFP

Michelle Nichols, M.D., M.S., FAAFP 

Associate Professor and Medical Director

Family Medicine

Associate Dean

Clinical Affairs
Location: 455 Lee Street, Atlanta, GA 30310
Phone: 404-756-1204
E-mail: mnichols@msm.edu


University of Mississippi Medical Center
Residency: Family Practice

Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Faculty Development Fellowship Department of Community and Family Medicine

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

University of Southern Mississippi

University of Southern Mississippi
Degree: Bachelor of Science

Research Interests

Women’s Health, Preventive Health, Community Engagement, Cultural Sensitivity, Health Disparities, Health Equity, Practice Management, and COVID-19

Board Certification

American Board of Family Practice


Omole F, Fresh EM, Sow C, Lin J, Taiwo B, Nichols M. How to discuss sex with elderly patients. J Fam Pract. 2014 Apr;63(4):E1-4. No abstract available. PMID: 24905128

Sow CM, Omole FS, Bratcher M, Nichols M. A swollen thumb. Am Fam Physician. 2014 Apr 15;89(8):663-4. No abstract available. PMID: 24784125

Thomas S, Omole F, Patel VG, Nichols ML. "The clock is ticking": the timely management of a painful skin rash in a seventy-year-old woman. Case Rep Med. 2014;2014:641058. doi: 10.1155/2014/641058. Epub 2014 Feb 23. PMID: 24715917

Rust G, Nembhard WN, Nichols M, Omole F, Minor P, Barosso G, Mayberry R. Racial and ethnic disparities in the provision of epidural analgesia to Georgia Medicaid beneficiaries during labor and delivery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2004 Aug;191(2):456-62. PMID: 15343221

Aydin M, Flenaugh EL, Nichols M. Hemoptysis, anemia and respiratory failure: a rare initial presentation of acute leukemia. J Natl Med Assoc. 2005 Nov;97(11):1550-2. PMID: 16334504

Kato PM, Nichols ML, Kerivan AS, Huffman LC.  Identifying characteristics of older and younger females with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. J Dev Behav Pediatr. 2001 Oct;22(5):306-15. PMID: 11718234

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Honors and Awards

2012: Atlanta Medical Association Heritage Award

2010: Morehouse School of Medicine Dean’s Service Award

2004: Nelson McGee Faculty Teaching Award for Morehouse Family Medicine

2001:Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP) Educator of the Year

2001: Fellow, American Academy of Family Physician

1997: Chairman’s Award for Most Outstanding Morehouse Family Practice Faculty, Morehouse School of Medicine