Onike Williams is a Nurse Practitioner currently practicing as a Nurse at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center in the Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit. Throughout her career, healthcare research and innovation has been at the forefront of her interests, and Onike is an inventor on multiple patents. Her portfolio of work includes projects to combat postpartum depression with alternative therapies, leverage nanotechnology to accelerate wound healing, and augmented reality software to assist surgeons. Onike earned her Masters in Nursing from Charles Drew University where she was a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society and earned the award of Excellence in Clinical Nursing Practice. Onike completed her BS in Psychology from Boston University and Nurse Practitioner certification at Charles Drew University of Medicine & Science, where she was an Albert Schweitzer Fellow.