Ms. Nikodemos received her A.B. cum laude from Harvard College, her M.A. from New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science, and her J.D. from New York University School of Law. Prior to joining the Office, Ms. Nikodemos practiced in the health care group in the corporate department of Ropes & Gray LLP. At the firm, her practice focused on biomedical research, including counseling on state and federal law related to clinical research, advising on research misconduct proceedings, and assessing research integrity functions and compliance programs. At the firm, Ms. Nikodemos also advised nonprofits on various corporate governance issues, such as best practices for governance structure and policies on conflicts of interest. At Harvard, she advises clients on a wide variety of academic, business, research and policy matters.