Melonie S. Welsh, MS

Melonie S. Welsh, MSMelonie Welsh

Robert F. and Myrna L. Krohn Associate Professor
Director, Department of Community Engagement - MMI
Director, Caring for Champions Program - MMI
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University of Nebraska Medical Center
Munroe-Meyer Institute
Department of Community Engagement
985450 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, Nebraska 68198-5450


Professional Summary

Melonie Welsh is an accomplished professional with nearly 40 years’ experience in the Omaha medical and philanthropic communities. Her deep and passionate commitment to the underserved population of individuals with developmental disabilities and complex health care needs has been demonstrated through her work as a cytotechnologist, genetic counselor, fetal care coordinator, development officer and board member. As Director of Community Engagement at the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center she creates synergies between providers, agencies and stakeholders to build ongoing, permanent relationships with MMI. These relationships result in the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources as well as partnerships and reciprocity, creating a collective vision to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities and complex health care needs. A native of Seward, Nebraska, Melonie obtained her undergraduate degree from Doane University and her graduate degree from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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Previous course preparation and lectures for UNMC College of Medicine and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Genetic Counseling program in prenatal diagnosis and antenatal screening.

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