Melissa Chavez, MPH

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School Safety Specialist, National Center for School Safety (NCSS)

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.