Melissa Chavez, MPH

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School Safety Specialist

Melissa Chavez has worked with the Prevention Research Collaborative since 2022. She has experience in clinical research, both in orthopedics and pediatric social & emotional neurodevelopment spaces, and public health research experience in nutrition equity and health & wellbeing. She also has experience in community engagement, advocacy, and outreach, and is a Board of Directors member for a non-profit organization in Grand Rapids, MI. She holds a Master’s in Public Health from Western Michigan University.