Nicolette McGuire, PhD
Associate Dean, Student Engagement, and Deputy Director of Pre-Clinical Education and Faculty
Associate Professor
Associate Professor McGuire has served the University for over a decade, teaching Endocrine and Reproductive systems with Dean Boone and other talented OUM faculty, and supporting all students from all countries from the time they are prospective students until they become alums. She was named Associate Dean, Student Engagement in late 2022 and Associate Director, Preclinical Education and Faculty in early 2023.

A/Prof. McGuire encourages prospective and current students and alums to learn more about the OUM Student Association, OUM Alumni Association, the Student Ambassador Program, the Peer Support Program, OUM’s mental health and well-being initiatives, and Accommodation, Equity, and Inclusion (AEI) Planning. She can be contacted at

A/Prof. McGuire encourages prospective faculty to contact her and Dr. Balasubramanium at

A/Prof. McGuire earned her PhD in Reproductive Endocrinology from the University of California Berkeley, where she was a National Science Foundation Fellow, held the Margaret Long Fellowship in Human Biology, and was an Instructor of Endocrinology and Human Reproduction. A/Prof. McGuire has been a Visiting Scholar at the University of British Columbia, where she lectured in the Faculty of Psychology. Her research on reproductive hormones resulted in 30+ publications which collectively have been cited over 500 times. A/Prof. McGuire was formerly Provincial Director of Research for the Ministry of Health in British Columbia. There she supported the reorientation of the province’s health research system and the redirection of research funding during the COVID-19 pandemic, in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the province’s nine research universities. A/Prof. McGuire, her husband, two daughters, their dog and cat live in rural Ontario, Canada.