Dr. Nick graduated from dental school in 1978. He finished a post graduate certificate in Prosthodontics in 1995. He is presently finishing up requirements for a masters degree in Medical Professions Education. He has practiced dentistry in private practice, in the United States Indian Health Service, as a public health dentist, and as a SDA missionary dentist in Asia.
Dr. Nick is presently an Associate Professor in the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is a member of the Medical Staff at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Since January, 2007 he has also had responsibilities in the Office on International Affairs and serves as Honorary Associate for Dental Affairs for the General Conference Health Ministries Department.