Melissa Tibbits, PhD

Vice-Chair and Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director

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

Professional Summary


Research Interests

Dr. Tibbits specializes in research on the development, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives that (a) address the underlying causes of poor health outcomes in childhood and adolescence and (b) enable children and adolescents to reach their full potential. Dr. Tibbits is especially interested in improving child and adolescent health through evidence-informed, multi-sector initiatives. She enjoys collaborating with a variety of partners, including, non-profit organizations, schools, local health departments, and government agencies.

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