April 23, 2020

Nikiya Simpson, MBA

Nikiya Simpson

Senior Information Systems Developer and Analyst
College of Public Health Special Projects
Office of Policy and Planning


  • 2002 – Bachelor of Business Administration, Major: Management Information Systems, Minor: Biology, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR
  • 2005 – Master of Business Administration, Webster University, St. Louis, MO
  • 2014 – Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health
  • 2021 – Currently Pursuing – Master of Science Computer Science, Georgia Tech


  • Microsoft Data Science Professional Program, 2018
  • MLA Consumer Health Information Specialist Level 1, 2020


  • Business Intelligence and Decision Support Analysis
  • Relational Databases/Structured Data Management
  • Data Visualization
  • Web and Mobile Application Development
  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Interactive Intelligence and AI

Programming Languages

  • SQL
  • Python
  • .NET
  • C#
  • Javascript/JQuery/JSX


  • Arkansas Public Health Association Meeting 2019 Poster – PHACS: Public Health in Arkansas Communities Search, Interactive Online Resource
  • July 2017 ESRI User Conference – Using GIS Apps for Sharing County Health Data and Healthcare Resources
  • Alesia F, Burroughs-Ray D, Nikiya S (2015) HIPPY for Healthy Home Program: Results of Pre and Post Surveys Addressing Indoor Air Quality Contaminants in Arkansas Homes. J Community Med Health Educ 5:368. doi:10.4172/2161-0711.1000368