Dr. Nicki Nigro joined The Podiatry Foundation Board of Trustees in 2021 and serves as the Chair for the Research and Educational Committee.  She attended the University of Arkansas and obtained her B.S. in Exercise Science and Physiology in 1985.  While working on this degree, Dr. Nigro was introduced by a colleague to the field of Podiatry.  She received her Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine from Des Moines University (College of Podiatric Medicine & Surgery) in 1989.  She completed her surgical training at The Podiatry Hospital of Pittsburgh in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Nigro is board certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  She has been practicing medicine in the Pittsburgh area since 1991. She sees patients at the Glenshaw, Vandergrift, and Natrona Heights offices. She is a member of the Residency Committee for The Western Pennsylvania Podiatric Surgical Residency Program. Dr. Nigro served on the Board of Trustees for Des Moines University from 2014 to 2024 and is the C.E.O. of The Podiatry Foundation of Pittsburgh.  She is married to Dr. Jeff Nigro and they have 2 children. She enjoys golf in her spare time.