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Nikesha Mobley, DNP, APRN, AGACNP-BC

Assistant Professor-in-Residence



Dr. Nikesha Mobley joined UNLV School of Nursing July 2023 as an Assistant Professor-in-Residence. She is certified as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Prior to her new role, Dr. Mobley was lead Nurse Practitioner at Las Vegas Bariatrics, managing patients as they go through the bariatric surgery program, and Adjunct Nursing faculty at the College of Southern Nevada. She is also founder/owner of Elite Health and Wellness, a primary care and aesthetics medical practice in Las Vegas.


Dr. Mobley’s clinical experience as a Nurse Practitioner includes bariatrics, geriatrics, primary care, inpatient perioperative nursing and home health.

Classes Taught

Dr. Mobley will be teaching Pathophysiology and Genetics I, Advanced Health Assessment lab and Nurse Practitioner Business and Roles.

Education Background

In 2018, Dr. Mobley earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Previously, she earned her AAS in Nursing from Alvin Community College, MS in Pathology Assistant from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science and a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Research or Scholarship

Dr. Mobley’s current clinical research focus is in the area of managing overweight and obesity in adults. She is also the chair of the Programs, Projects and Education committee of the Eta Eta Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc, a professional Nursing organization, where she organizes an annual community health fair with over 20 vendors at the West Las Vegas Library.

Awards, recognitions, and/or group affiliations

Dr. Mobley is a member of many professional organizations including American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Association, Nevada Nurses Association and Vice President of the Las Vegas Chapter, Eta Eta Eta, of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Incorporated. In these roles, she provides education, mentorship, and engagement in community service activities.

She is an award recipient of Eta Eta Eta Davis Leadership (6/2023), Nevada Nurses Foundation Shining Stars of Nursing in Nevada 50 under 50 (10/2021), University of Illinois at Chicago Chancellor’s Student Service award (04/2018) and Advocate Nursing Research Symposium Evidence-based Practice Poster People’s Choice award (04/2018).