Nicole (Nikki) Longwell is married to Brian Longwell with one son (Levi – 12) and one daughter (Jennifer – 28). Nikki, Brian, and Levi live in Natick, MA. She started her career in academia by receiving her BA at Wesleyan University, her PhD at Tufts University and finishing with postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School. Nikki then moved into the pharmaceutical industry by working at various companies in the Boston and metro-west area. She then helped start the medical affairs division at Questcor Pharmaceuticals, based in the San Francisco area, in 2008. Nikki soon was given increasing responsibility at Questcor and is now the National Director of a team of 40 Medical Science Liaisons (MSLs) at Questcor Pharmaceuticals.
Nikki is a breast cancer survivor
She is co-chair of the Young Professionals Group of Art beCause Breast Cancer Foundation and Chair of the “Seed the Scientist” Grant committee.