Nichole Austin is an Assistant Professor in the School of Health Administration at Dalhousie University, with a cross-appointment in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology. She is an epidemiologist with research interests in health policy evaluation, health inequities, and reproductive health. Nichole is particularly interested in how social policies create, mitigate, or exacerbate inequities in access to care and associated health outcomes. Her work is substantively diverse: recent/current projects explore the impact of supply-side abortion regulations on US abortion rates and provider availability, the impact of Canadian primary care reforms on medication management, and the relationship between provincial assisted reproduction coverage and subsequent fertility/birth outcomes. She also co-leads ongoing methodological work on applying difference-in-differences in siloed data contexts.