Melissa Melby

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Associate Professor


Coordinator for Population Health Initiatives

College of Health Sciences

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Areas of Expertise

  • Examines how environmental factors affect human health and development.
  • Current research focuses on cultural factors that influence childhood obesity, mother and child health, menopause, metabolism and diet.
  • More than a decade spent researching menopause in Japan.  Found a connection between soy and reducing the severity of hot flashes.

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