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Instructional Specialist, Public Health
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Melanie Shefchik is an experienced health educator, public health practitioner, and professor. She is a Registered Nurse, Certified Health Education Specialist, and Certified Lactation Counselor. Professor Shefchik teaches a variety of courses in the Department of Public Health including Health Education Methods, Injury Prevention & Emergency Care, Population Approaches to Diet & Activity, Study of Human Disease, Maternal Health, Internship, and Applied Program Planning & Evaluation. She is passionate about creating healthy communities and improving maternal and infant health outcomes through education, policy, systems, and environmental changes.
Health education, chronic disease prevention, public health nutrition, maternal and infant health, breastfeeding and lactation, public health nursing