Melissa Victor, MPH

Co-Assistant Director, Emancipatory Sciences Lab

Melissa is a doctoral student in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Prior to joining UCSF, she worked as a CDC ORISE Fellow to support the domestic COVID-19 Response where she provided technical assistance to Tribal Nations and Tribal-serving organizations. She hopes to examine how social determinants of health can mitigate the effects of intergenerational trauma and adversity. Melissa holds a BA in Sociology from Wheaton College in Massachusetts and an MPH from Emory University.

mental and behavioral healthcare, violence prevention, social determinants of health, racialized health inequities
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