Dr. Nicole Leopardi is a board-certified general pediatrician practicing at the Rowan-Virtua SOM CARES Institute. She worked at Cooper’s Children’s Regional Center for 15 years prior to transitioning to her current position at CARES in 2023. Nicole began her anti-trafficking advocacy work in 2015 and has been on the Board of the New Jersey Coalition Against Human Trafficking since 2020. She serves as co-chair of the NJAAP Anti-Trafficking Task Force and, through her work on this subcommittee, she hopes to promote resilience in children and families and prevent child trafficking as well as other forms of child abuse and neglect.