Johnston, Nicole

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Johnston, Nicole

Nicole Johnston joined GGC in 2023 as a clinical trials coordinator in the Greenville office. Nicole assists in the organization of multiple clinical trials with Dr. Carrie Buchanan, coordinating visits between providers and patients and maintaining clinical trial documentation, as well as clinical trial data. Nicole assists GGC principal investigators with the documentation of clinical visits per research protocols and with the distribution of investigational medications. Her additional roles include working with Dr. Buchanan in the Fragile X Clinic and collaborating with all of GGC’s clinical trial coordinators to promote and expand GGC’s clinical trial offerings to our patients and families.

Nicole is a licensed registered nurse who formerly worked as a clinical research coordinator and oncology-certified nurse in Upstate SC.

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  • B.S., Biological Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2007
  • B.S., Accelerated Second Degree in Nursing, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2013
Mother and son

A Rare Beauty

The lobby of the JC Self Research Institute at GGC was transformed into a garden – of sorts. The art exhibit titled ‘Rare Roses’ consisted of 12 paintings that depict real roses with genetic variations. The series was created by Nicole Shannon, an artist from Greenville. Nicole was inspired by her son, who has a rare genetic disorder, and other individuals with genetic differences. Quinn, now 4, was born with a myriad of health issues and ...

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