Monica Nikitara has been working as a lecturer in the nursing programme of the University of Nicosia since 2010.
Monica graduated from the Nursing School of Cyprus in 2003 and worked for two years as a staff nurse in Hippocrateon Hospital. In 2007, she acquired a Bachelor of Sciences in Health studies from the University of Wolverhampton. She worked then for the Anticancer Society in Cyprus for a year and in 2009 she completed her MSc in Health Care Policy and Management from the University of Birmingham.
In 2012, she acquired a Post-graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education from the University of Hertfordshire. Monica has been a part-time PhD candidate at the University of Nicosia.
Since 2010, she has been working as a lecturer in the nursing programme of the University of Nicosia and she is also acting as a supervisor of the clinical placement team for the nursing students at the University of Nicosia. Her current research interests are broadly focused on clinical diabetes and self-management of people with diabetes.