Mellissa Withers, PhD, MHS

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Associate Professor
Core Courses
Global Health Concentration

Dr. Withers is an experienced health researcher who has worked on four continents. She spent 15 months conducting fieldwork in a rural village in Indonesia for her dissertation and has also worked in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Her primary research interests focus on community participatory research, maternal and child health, women’s empowerment, violence and human trafficking, and global reproductive health, including family planning and HIV prevention.