Melissa Tibbits, PhD

Associate Professor

Department of Health Promotion
University of Nebraska Medical Center
College of Public Health

Professional Summary


Research interests

Dr. Tibbits specializes in consulting with communities to develop, implement, and evaluate initiatives that (a) address the underlying causes of poor health outcomes in adolescence and (b) enable adolescents to reach their full potential. Dr. Tibbits is especially interested in improving adolescent health through evidence-informed, multi-sector initiatives. She currently collaborates with the Women’s Fund of Omaha to evaluate the Adolescent Health Project, which is focused on improving the sexual and reproductive health of teens and young adults in Nebraska.

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