Dr. Nicholson grew up in Marquette, MI. She is an alumni of Albion College, Class of 1999, and received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 2003. She completed her internship year at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, IN prior to returning to the University of Michigan to finish her residency in family medicine. She lives in Albion with her husband and three children. She is active in the Albion Community School PTO and enjoys reading.